Monday, March 11, 2013

"They Live" Drone Scene Clip (Sci-fi Film Predicts Police Drones in 1988)

One of the most enjoyable films I have ever watched came strongly recommended to me by my brilliant friend, HK, who knows a ton of 80s science fiction movies with strong libertarian themes.

"They Live" (1988), starring the former WWF's Rowdy Roddy Piper has too many good things to discuss here, though I may write a review of it later this year. The delightfully bizarre film is filled with an impressive number of eerie parallels to our present day, insightful predictions of what the future would hold.

Last week, Rand Paul voiced his worry that drones might be used to police Americans. The creators of "They Live" were worried about it a quarter of a century ago, and they showed viewers just what to do when a nasty government drone comes a'droning:



Watch the full movie on Blu-ray, DVD, Amazon Instant Video, or for free right here: