7 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About They Live
“I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass, and I’m all out of bubblegum.”
If there’s one thing John Carpenter does well, it’s aliens! And even though we love the head ripping mutant from The Thing, it’s in They Live where they are most potent. A paranoid look at the yuppies and commercialism, Carpenters cheesy but lovable flick is one that is rife for interpretation. Starring WWE wrestling star “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, as a gun toting, gum chewing, anti hero, who discovers that aliens live amongst us. And whilst these aliens hide in plain sight, much like The Thing, these ones have already conquered humanity. CineFix puts on the sunglasses and avoids eating the trash can, with 7 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About They Live.
“It’s the 30th anniversary of the action sci-fi cult classic They Live that stared Roddy Piper and Keith David, and yeah we just did Halloween but can you blame us if John Carpenter made ANOTHER semi holiday-related film? It’s election season, it’s time to look at the film that warns us that while THEY LIVE, WE SLEEP. Here are 7 things you didn’t know about They Live. Probably.”