One of my favourite doctor who stories. The cybermen are suitably creepy and the cast is pretty good.
It suffers from the usual creekiness of all classic Dr Who, but more than makes up for it in atmosphere.
All in all an excellent take on the 'curse of the Pharoahs' legend.
I am only able to impersonate the voice of one person. Unfortunately it is the bastard that was Jimmy Savile. I don't do that impression any more...
I cannot say that in my life I ever thought that Savile was anything but a creepy buffoon. A figure we could all laugh at.
Who knew he was laughing at us all the time?
"I can't lie to you about your chances... But... You have my sympathies..."
Hooptober challenge film no 26.
I once heard this called 'a thinking person's horror film. I am not sure about that. It's a very well designed and made film but it's still about a monster on a spaceship and the lead female character appears on screen in her underwear at the finale!
Boiled down 'Alien' is a great hybrid of 'it; the terror from beyond space', 'planet…
Movie number 22.
A marvellous mix of monster movie and juvenile delinquent pictures with Steve McQueen (at age 28) playing a 17 year old!
The monster itself is a lovely example of the 50s creature features, when anything, including a shapeless mass of jelly, could threaten the earth!
I am super glad i decided to revisit this.