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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Tim Allen
Sigourney Weaver
Alan Rickman
Directors
Dean Parisot
Screenwriters
David Howard
Robert Gordon
Running Time
102 minutes

Galaxy Quest
Nail-on-the-head spoof of TV sci-fi with a great and well utilised cast


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Plot
The has-been cast of a cult TV sci-fi series are abducted by aliens to save the universe for real, and in struggling to rise to the occasion, manage to pastiche every cliché in the sci-fi TV series handbook.


Verdict
The entire cast is game for the ridiculous, while Stan Winston's aliens and ILM visual effects give this the gloss of a straight-faced sci-fi spectacle. Beam on up.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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