Of course, the massive information right here is that the Killer Klowns From Outer Space film is getting any form of online game adaptation. If you’ve by no means seen that 1988 gem…nicely, don’t fear as a result of most of that film’s plot is within the title. It does certainly inform the story of a bunch of alien invaders who not solely seem like clowns however have inexplicably determined to base just about each side of their society (their ships, weapons, customs, and many others.) on widespread design components of clowns and circuses. Why? Well…the movie doesn’t actually supply a lot of an evidence, however I think it’s as a result of clowns are very, very creepy.
The huge purpose the movie works in addition to it does is that it’s truly a loving tribute to/parody of essentially the most infamous ’50s B horror and sci-fi motion pictures. From inept cops who can’t be bothered to take heed to the native teenagers to the unlikely weaponry of the invaders themselves, each a part of the film is designed to have just a little enjoyable with one style trope or one other.
“Fun” is the key phrase right here. While there have been fairly a couple of tributes to ’50s horror motion pictures launched within the ’80s (resembling all-time nice horror movies like The Thing and The Fly), Killer Klown‘s fun factor and creative use of ’80s gore actually put it excessive. It belongs in the identical pantheon as movies like Night of the Creeps and The Blob remake, and it’s good to see that it appears to lastly be getting its day within the solar after so many ’80s nostalgia revivals have come and gone. After all, even that cocaine-fuelled period of filmmaking featured few movies that included each a “death by pie” scene and a large popcorn gun. Killer Klowns has each of these issues and a lot extra.
Now, if we might solely get a Return of the Living Dead survival recreation or a enterprise administration sim based mostly on The Stuff, we’d actually be wanting good. One factor at a time, although.