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The Killings at Outpost Zeta (1980)

PG | | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A team of men and women investigate the mysterious deaths of two previous expeditions to a strategically important but barren world.

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Jackson Bostwick
Stan Wojno ...
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Hildy Brooks
Judith Doty
John Raynor
Terry Kingsley-Smith
Barbara Minkus
Arnie Barron
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A team of men and women investigate the mysterious deaths of two previous expeditions to a strategically important but barren world.

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First one, then another, and another. Who or WHAT is responsible?

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The front cover of Boards of Canada's 1995 album Twoism is a still image taken from the film. See more »

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12 July 2006 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Everything about this film is bad, as other posters have mentioned: the script, acting, special effects, set design, plot, etc.

And yet, it has a certain charm. If you enjoy terrible movies you will definitely like this one. But for some the film will have even more significance as a still from the film provides the cover for electronic duo Boards of Canada's 1995 EP "Twoism".

One Christmas a few years ago my girlfriend and I were watching the Horror Channel on UK satellite TV. Without knowing anything about the film we watched it, laughed at how bad it was and decided to watch it through.

About 10 or 15 minutes into the film, though, I noticed that the insignia on the helmets of the space crew looked familiar. I grabbed my copy of the CD and compared: lo and behold, I'd found the source for the strange picture of a male and female astronaut embracing before they face some terrible danger.

I set the video to record after that.

In the end, the film was not too bad - the soundtrack features a familiar Boards of Canada-style drone. Unfortunately the film accidentally got taped over and so I have never been able to check if they'd actually sampled any of the music.


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