Monday, April 16, 2012

"There Are Nazis On The Moon!!"

The new indie flick from Finland, "Iron Sky", is almost certainly destined for "Cult Film" status. Set in the just barely future year of 2018, the premise is that a group of Nazis managed to escape the advancing allied armies as the Third Reich came tumbling down at the end of WWII. Naturally, they escaped in flying saucers and they headed straight for the dark side of the Moon. And now, seventy years later, the Moon Nazis are ready to try once more to conquer the earth.

The reviews that I have seen have not been very positive, for the most part, but I don't think this is a movie that was made to please critics. Here are two of the more positive reviews:
And here are two that are less admiring (especially the first one):

It looks like it will be a lot of fun to watch when it finally comes to theatres in the US and/or comes out on DVD!

Here are two final links: