DARK SKIES: INVASION: EARTH VS THE FLYING SAUCERS

Fred F. Sears

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Screening as part of our Dark Skies: Invasion season July 7th to 29th. Click for more info. Multipass for four films (excluding Aliens) is available for €35 at IFI Box Office.

Scientist Dr. Russell Marvin (Hugh Marlowe) and his new bride Carol (Joan Taylor) have an alarmingly close encounter with a flying saucer at the beginning of Fred F. Sears’ classic of the ‘50s alien invasion cycle, a key inspiration to Tim Burton’s Mars Attacks!

Insisting they come in peace, the silver-suited aliens soon launch a surprise attack, announcing they will conquer the earth in less than 60 days. Enlivened by its faux-documentary approach, and terrific stop motion special effects work from the great Ray Harryhausen, Earth Vs the Flying Saucers is a B-movie matinee delight.

1956. 83 mins, USA. Digital

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