A year after Liberation Day, courtesy of the red-dust bacteria, the humanoid, lizard-like aliens develop a resistance to the micro-organism and try to regain control of the Earth--only now some humans are knowingly working with them.
The Battle begun in the Miniseries 'V' continues. The war is told from the view point of the resistance group based in Los Angeles, CA as they struggle to find weaknesses of the aliens they can exploit. In addition, not all the aliens feel their invasion was right, and also work to stop the war. Written by
Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>
The hot air balloon sequence was filmed in Albuquerque, New Mexico during the Annual International Balloon Festival. See more »
At various points throughout all 3 parts of the Mini-Series, the vocal reverberation effect that is supposedly one of the only ways a Visitor can be detected as not human is either very low or completely missing from the sound mix. This is present on both the original 1984 broadcast as well as the DVD release. See more »
This was the perfect sequel to the original miniseries about the aliens who arrive on earth and establish a fascist government there, only to be met with a successful resistance movement. The cast was first-rate, as Michael Ironside was a perfect addition to Marc Singer, Robert Englund, Faye Grant, and co. The suspense and overall storyline were first-rate as well.
I loved the series when I was a kid, but like it even better now that I know more about the undertones and historical allusions. (Nazi takeover of Europe, McCarthyism, etc.) This is a must for sci-fi fans.
*** 1/2 out of ****
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