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Deirdre V. Lyons,
On a typical fall evening in 1983, a young man was videotaping his niece's 5th birthday party. As the night's strange occurrences took place, he kept his video camera running, recording the entire event.
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"The events, characters, and firms depicted in this photoplay are fictions. Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental, and very weird. We suggest moving and/or staying away from creepy, alien-run hospitals." See more »
Another no-budget indie science fiction that works
After watching over two hours of Steven Spielberg's "War of the Worlds" and Michael Bay's "The Island" I am not convinced that throwing millions of dollars at a film production means that it will be good. I actually liked "The Island" but I certainly found that the big budget helped the story to be more entertaining. I wonder if I would have liked it so much if the budget were under half a million. David Michael Latt directed a version of the War of The Worlds that came out on the heels of the Spielberg epic. I have to admit that if I stripped away the huge Spielberg budget I liked the cheap Latt version better. It had more heart. So I went to a film festival where another low budget science fiction was playing, this one was just produced by David Michael Latt. It was directed by Eric Forsberg who never did a Sci Fi before. Well, the film was called "Alien Abduction" and again I was surprised by the amount of heart and head that went into the making of it. This movie had even less money behind it than Latt's version of the War of The Worlds. In the first minute of the film I saw a space ship effect that was so cheap I began to worry what I had gotten myself into. But then I forgot about the no money home movie effects and started really sinking my teeth into the meat of the story. And it worked. It was like breaking an addiction to big glitzy special effects high budget films and going cold turkey right there in the theater. By the end of Alien Abduction I didn't even notice the cheap sets and the bad sound. I left the theater feeling like I had been part of something. Like when I was the only one in the theater for The Motorcycle Diaries. And I wonder if Michael Bay's budget had been dumped into Alien Abduction would I have been more interested in the setting of the story than the meaning of the story.
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