Galaxy Quest

release year: 2000
genre: sci-fi humor
viewing setting: theater, 1/15/2000
what I expected: no idea
what I got: Good spoof-turned-serious.

synopsis: The cast of the successful-but-long-dead TV show "Galaxy Quest" is enlisted by real aliens who think the characters are real and can save their world from invasion.

impressions: Very entertaining! It was a lot of things: a spoof, a sci-fi adventure, action-packed, funny, sometimes serious. I really enjoyed the movie despite knowing nothing about it when I bought my ticket.

acting: Good jobs, expecially by Tim Allen, Alan Rickman, and Sigourney Weaver.

final word: Worth seeing, especially if you enjoy poking a little fun at Star Trek conventions and their fans.

rating: C+

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