John Carpenter On ‘They Live’: ‘The ’80s Never Ended’

LA Times Hero Complex:
The 1980s saw John Carpenter direct films at a prolific clip, a streak that included 1988′s politically subversive slice of sci-fi action, “They Live.”

The film starred professional wrestler Roddy Piper as an out-of-work blue-collar fella who inadvertently learns of a vast alien conspiracy to subjugate the people of Earth by using invisible mind-control messages. Naturally, Piper’s character, a man with the not too subtle moniker John Nada, isn’t about to let the human race go down without a fight.

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alycakes1446d ago

I thought this was the coolest movie when I saw it for the first time. The fight scene they're talking about is really good too.