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Plan 9 From Outer Space

Title: Plan 9 From Outer Space
Rating: 4/5
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, (Comedy)
Starring: Gregory Walcott, Tom Keene, Mona McKinnon
Director: Ed Wood

“There's no doubt about it, he's been murdered. And SOMEBODY is responsible for it”
For those that are unfamiliar with the name of Ed Wood, it is a name that was re-discovered in the 80s for being quite possibly the worst director to have ever lived. His name often gets compared to Uwe Boll but there are some fundamental differences between their work; whilst Boll exploits German legislation to continually fund his films, Ed Wood, well he didn't fund his films, and even Boll isn't delusional enough to think them masterpieces. They are budget enough to use hubcaps with wires attached to them as the special effects for the flying saucers in this film. The tombstones are usually cardboard someone's written on. The plots are, well perhaps I better just explain the plot here; aliens invade and initiate “Plan 9,” …