release year:1996 genre:sci-fi parody viewing setting:theater, December 1996 what I expected:something so bad it would be good what I got:a movie that should have been funny, by virtue of nonsense, but really wasn't
synopsis:The Martians are here! Cartoonish, goofy-looking, and armed with wacky weapons and devices, they mean business. Will Earth survive?
impressions:This movie was foolish. I laughed sometimes, but mostly groaned. I don't understand it, because it looked like one of those that'd be so bad it was good. Nope, not for me anyway. Anyway, the special effects are noteworthy and well-done, there's no denying that.
acting:Mostly over-the-top, often amusing. The movie did have an all-star cast.
final word:If you like camp and cheese on a grand scale, you might enjoy this one.
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