The Silver Emulsion Podcast: Ep. 55 – I Come in Peace

This week we explore the buddy cop, sci-fi action explosion-fest, I Come in Peace AKA Dark Angel! Can we withstand the barrage of amazing, fiery explosions? Listen and find out (and enjoy)! 🙂

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Music Notes

Intro:

  • Laxmikant-Pyarelal – Bekaraar Kiya
    • Bekaraar (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (iTunes, Amazon)
      • by way of Sitar Beat! Indian Style Heavy Funk Vol. 2 (Amazon)

Outro:

  • The Rolling Stones – Tumbling Dice

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Laserblast (1978)

Starring Kim Milford, Cheryl Smith, Gianni Russo, Ron Masak, Dennis Burkley, Barry Cutler, Mike Bobenko, Eddie Deezen, Keenan Wynn, Roddy McDowall

Directed by Michael Rae

Expectations: Low. The boring pace of End of the World leaves a bad taste in my mouth.

On the general scale:
onestar

On the B-Movie scale:
fourstar


Laserblast reportedly had a budget of $280,000, and producer Charles Band knew just where to spend it. Virtually every penny was sunk straight into entertainment and a finale that delivers slow-motion explosion after slow-motion explosion, further proving that the worth of a movie can exist on explosions alone. Add in some killer stop-motion aliens and a giant laserblaster as cherries on top and we’ve got ourselves a movie!

Laserblast opens as a crazed freak with a giant laserblaster on his arm jumps around in the desert. An alien ship lands and two upright-walking turtles without shells get out and pull their own, smaller laser guns. A short fight ensues, but the aliens are too clever and end up singeing the dude into fine black ash. They board their ship and set out for the far-reaches of the galaxy, but they forgot one thing. The human’s giant laserblaster!

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