I gotta admit, of all the alien invasion movies coming out this year, “Skyline” by the brothers Strause is the one I’m looking most forward to. There’s a sense of nihilism about the whole thing that intrigues me, especially since the characters are essentially just a bunch of average people caught up in the invasion, and you only get glimpses of the military getting the tar beaten out of them. It’s like looking at an alien invasion going on outside your window and not being able to do a darn thing about it. Good stuff.
After a late night party, a group of friends are awoken in the dead of the night by an eerie light beaming through the window. Like moths to a flame, the light source is drawing people outside before they suddenly vanish into the air. They soon discover an otherwordly force is swallowing the entire human population off the face of the earth. Now our band of survivors must fight for their lives as the world unravels around them.
Starring Eric Balfour, Scottie Thompson, David Zayas, Donald Faison, Brittany Daniel, Crystal Reed, Neil Hopkins, J. Paul Boehmer, Tanya Newbould, Pam Levin, Phet Mahathongdy, Tony Black and directed by Colin Strause and Greg Strause.
Avoiding the light November 12, 2010.
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