They Came from Beyond Space (1967)

“…Viewed today, They Came from Beyond Space is not without a certain degree of nostalgic 1960s charm and serves as the midpoint in the evolution of British sci-fi. In taking alien invasion tropes explored in the 50s – Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Quatermass 2 – and redesigning them for more family friendly, childhood audiences, it arguably helped pave the way for the early ’70s era of Doctor Who, when Jon Pertwee’s exiled Time Lord seemingly spent every week up to the hem of his cape in some dewy-looking, Home Counties field fighting off alien invaders…”

Read my review at We Are Cult.

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