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Old 5th September 2022, 11:33 PM
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Batteries Not Included. 1987.

A small race of aliens help a assortment of people who are facing eviction from their apartment block by a ruthless land developer.

Old couple Hume Croyn and Jessica Tandy laed the cast in this heartwarming story of a couple who own and run a diner but facing eviction with single pregnant Elizabeth Pena, artist Dennis Boutsikaris and retired boxer Frank McRae. Not so heavy Michael Carmine plays the wannabe mob enforcer who tries everything to to get people out.

Originally slated fro the show Amazing Stories by Spielberg who decided this should be a feature movie, being a fan of the show I think he made a good decision. The acting is good and Tandy's performance may hit a soft spot for some but seems to change to be more withdrawn. The visual effects for this are still decently well done with the small aliens, even though some may still look for the old school strings.

" I have seen trees that look like tortured souls"
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