Saturday Frights: Starship Invasions (1977)

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Welcome to the Vault o’ ghoulish fiends! I’m not going to beat around the ol’ bush this week, I’m just going to come right out and say it; 99% of why I’m unspooling this lil’ gem is because of that hat Chris Lee sports. I mean just look at it:

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He can’t even believe he’s wearing it, and this is the guy that dressed like this in Howling II:

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Anyway, I haven’t seen this film since the early 80’s but I remember it had some jazzy music and aliens that were based on “true-life” alien encounters; like this jack a nape:

I'm here for the welder position...and to probe you

I’m here for the welder position…and to probe you

OK, enough chit-chat. Smug-or 4,000 what say you:

Play the film or don't it matters little to Smug-or 4000 master of not giving a flying F...

Play the film or don’t it matters little to Smug-or 4000 master of not giving a flying F…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5si2lax5O0

Daniel XIII

Daniel XIII: equally at home at a seance as he is behind the keyboard! Raised on a steady diet of Son of Satan comics, Kaiju flicks and Count Chocula, ol' XIII is a screenwriter, actor, and reviewer of fright flicks! What arcane knowledge lurks behind the preternatural eyes of the Ouija Board Kid?

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4 thoughts on “Saturday Frights: Starship Invasions (1977)

  1. Oh man, I need to revisit this one. My dad took me to see it in the theater because I was so Star Wars crazy. It scared the crap out of me then!

  2. Well, I was 7 at the time. I don’t remember much about it other than being scared and a housewife cutting her finger while chopping food.

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