The Backbrain definitely has a deep, dark space in it where classic ’50s flying saucers zoom and zip and zap and materialise in middle-American settings to scare the inhabitants and instigate invasion proceedings.
A while back I posted (on our sister site Undead Brainspasm) information about a new retro-50s scifi horror flick called Alien Trespass, which is said to feature flying saucers, ray-guns, invading aliens, one-eyed monsters, an astronomer and a feisty waitress — and as more and more of its imagery appears I find myself becoming very keen on the idea. Directed by an X-Files alumni, and displaying the clean wholesomeness and primary colours of a 1950s society that exists only in our cinema-fueled imaginations, it looks like it will be a lot of fun — and all in a good way.
Alien Trespass (US-2009; dir. R.W. Goodwin)
Set in 1957, a fiery object from space hurtles into a California desert mountaintop. A murderous creature — the Ghota, bent on destroying all life forms on the planet — escapes from the flying saucer. A benevolent alien, Urp, inhabits the body of Ted Lewis (Eric McCormack), a local astronomer, and with the help of Tammy, a waitress from the local diner, sets out to save mankind.
Check out these new images, provided by Bloody-Disgusting.com.
- Source: Bloody-Disgusting.com via Avery