Fatso Classic: They Live

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Sunday, May 28 at 6:30 PM – 8:10 PM
Academy Cinemas
44 Lorne Street, Auckland

Fatso and Academy Cinemas are teaming up to bring you another season of Classic Sunday screenings. Tickets are only $10.

THEY LIVE
1988 | Dir: John Carpenter | 94 mins | R16 – violence | DCP

A Molotov cocktail of wicked political satire, blazing action and surreal sci-fi horror, John Carpenter’s THEY LIVE is an underrated masterpiece that’s more potent and relevant than ever. Late WWF wrestler Roddy Piper stars as a drifter who finds a pair of special sunglasses that reveals the Earth has been covertly taken over by ugly-looking aliens who have turned advertisements and other media into subliminal propaganda tools.

“A fantastically subversive film, a nifty little confection pitting us vs them, the haves vs the have-nots.” — Variety

“The most blunt critique of unfettered capitalism ever committed to celluloid” — Popmatters

“…a subversive anti-consumerist flick that’s sometimes wrongfully seen as a goofy so-bad-it’s-good movie…” — Indiewire

 
Sunday, May 28 at 6:30 PM – 8:10 PM
Academy Cinemas
44 Lorne Street, Auckland

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