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And what were all those gold bars doing in the cargo hold? And why didn’t the space shuttle supply the Starflight with more oxygen? That would have been much more helpful than the case of crap-ass astronaut food that nobody ate anyway. Most Spectacular Moment of Carnage When the docking tunnel explodes, there are five people inside, including an old woman and the guy who played Bernie in Weekend at Bernie’s. It’s a big explosion, and it kills all five people at the same time. Who knew that crawling through a flimsy tunnel between two space vessels could be so dangerous?
When she plants one on him during the film’s climax, he just stands there and lets her mash her lips into his expressionless face. I don’t know, maybe I’ve been doing it wrong. Out of fuel and without a heat shield, they’re pretty much screwed. And weightless! This movie ambitiously tries to depict a zero-gravity environment, but it doesn’t really succeed. Some objects float while others don’t, and most of the floating objects look like either someone just out of frame is slowly moving them around or that they are hanging from invisible filament.
Before long, Powell, our hero, is delivering lines like “I’m gonna be your Charlton Heston,” with a straight face. ” Trying to break the monotony of shooting mostly in two locations, the director employs a bizarre editing technique I’ve never seen before. When the characters briefly lose radio contact with Cuthbert, the dialogue scene that follows is edited using nothing but a series of dissolves, for no reason whatsoever. Come on, guys. Just because you throw in one significant American actor doesn’t mean you can fool everyone into thinking you’ve made a big American film.
Disaster Movies: A Loud, Long, Explosive, Star-Studded Guide to Avalanches, Earthquakes, Floods, Meteors, Sinking Ships, Twisters, Viruses, Killer Bees, ... Fallout, and Alien Attacks in the Cinema!!!! by Glenn Kay, Michael Rose, Mike Nelson