Evil Aliens

Featured In Issue 149, July/August/September 2010

WSR Score1.5
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Jake West
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In "Evil Aliens," gruesome mutilations, inappropriate body probes, and pointy weapons ranging from sports gear to chainsaws fill this gore-drenched classic of giddy alien mayhem. Looking for a hot new story, Weird Worlde TV reporter Michelle Fox leads her crew to a small Welsh farming town where residents are reporting alien abductions and impregnations. Unfortunately, the TV crew's dramatic re-creation of the events turns downright nasty when the real interstellar visitors arrive, and they're hungry for more than a close-up! (Gary Reber)

The disc contains the R-rated theatrical version (01:26:34) and the unrated version (01:33:06). Special features include extended, deleted, unused, and unfinished scenes (SD 20:43); bloopers and outtakes (SD 07:15); "A Guided Tour Of Life Creations" featurette (SD 04:36); and the trailer.

The 1080p AVC picture is poorly produced and undistinguished in every video aspect—contrast, color fidelity, shadow delineation, and resolution. An instance or two of pixelizatioin occurs as well. Still, the amateurish digital video production is humorous and entertaining. (Gary Reber)

The DTS-HD Master Audio™ 5.1-channel soundtrack is mediocre at best. Basically a monaural production, with enhanced effects in the frontal and surround channels that are directionalized and a music score that spreads across the soundstage. The dialogue is production sound but intelligible. Occassionally there is deep bass energy in the .1 LFE that adds a dramatic effect. Still, overall this is an undistinguished soundtrack. (Gary Reber)