They Live

You see them on the street. You watch them on TV. You might even vote for one this fall. You think they're people just like you. You're wrong. Dead wrong.

John Carpenter’s 1988 sci-fi classic – Screening the Week of September 25th!

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A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films: Best Science Fiction Film, and Music nominee!
Fantasporto: International Fantasy Film Award: Best Film nominee!

4/4 Stars! “From one of the most underrated of all American filmmakers comes one of the most underrated of all films…With Carpenter’s clear, widescreen direction and his skill and enthusiasm at their highest peak, this is a masterpiece.” (Combustible Celluloid)

“Carpenter’s 1988 paranoid freakout, deserves to be thought of as a masterpiece” (Rolling Stone)

“campily stunning…inventively wicked…funny and daring.” (Los Angeles Times)

Nada, a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los Angeles, Nada notices that both the media and the government are comprised of subliminal messages meant to keep the population subdued, and that most of the social elite are skull-faced aliens bent on world domination. With this shocking discovery, Nada fights to free humanity from the mind-controlling aliens.
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