Battle: Los Angeles (2011)

Working with a minor budget and a shitty script.

Imagine you are trying to plan a movie, which has the whole of Los Angeles – a very big city, area wise – invaded by aliens, the city burning and smoke rising everywhere, and a full scale attack going on simultaneously all over town, so that any pan in any direction automatically would reveal the total and utter devastation of this great city by homicidal aliens bend on total annihalation of the human race. Invasion! War!

Your name is not James Cameron and your script is without mass appeal in the gut wrenching sense of the word, so NO big budget of a size that could feed half of the equatorial area of Africa for 6 months.

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Monsters (2010)

Sympatisk low-budget xenofobi-science fiction i lav-tempo, der fint illustrerer USAs forhold til resten af verden.

kilde: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1470827/

review: 8/10

Historien kort:

En amerikansk fotograf befinder sig i Mexico, og bliver af sin redaktør beordret til at efterspore avisejerens datter, og siden eskortere hende sikkert ud af landet. Fotografen er mere end en smule modvillig: Hér er han tæt på de fremmede livsformer, der har slået sig ned i Mexicos træbevoksede kystegne efter at være undsluppet fra en nedstyrtet NASA-sonde; skulle han ikke hellere gå på jagt efter fotos af disse frygtindgydende MONSTRE, der holder en hel verdensdel i frygt… Continue reading “Monsters (2010)”