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John Carpenter’s They Live Feels More Timely By the Day

The Horror Virgin throws on some shades for this 1988 cult classic

The Horror Virgin - They Live
The Horror Virgin – They Live
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    “I’m giving you a choice: either put on these glasses or start eatin’ that trash can.”

    We’ve come here to chew bubblegum and kick pods … and we’re all out of bubblegum. Put on those sunglasses you found in the trash can and join us in the alley for John Carpenter’s 1988 camp classic They Live

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    It’s a So-Bad-It’s-Good classic with heavy handed social commentary that feels more timely by the day — and it’s got a fight scene that makes us feel better about missing Wrestlemania.

    Together, we’ll gush over Keith David, marvel at Rowdy Roddy Piper’s one-liners, and recast the whole movie with the animals from Homeward BoundOBEY!!!

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