Moon 44 2001 Horror Movie Review
Horror movies Review
What were they thinking? I like Michael Pare, but I haven’t seen him in awhile. Is this movie the reason? Okay I’m a big fan of SciFi, but something is missing here. The effects are pretty good in parts, and pretty bad in others. Some of the stuff looks like it could have been used in “Alien”, and others look like plastic diorama models hung in a kids bedroom on a string. The acting is a bit disappointing but passable, but the dialogue is what hurts this movie the most. I think with a decent screenwriter this movie would have made a good showing despite the special effects and any other flaws in my humble opinion.
When Pare is sent to Moon 44 as an undercover agent, he is unaware the corporation he is working for doesn’t care about the humans dying on the other moons that have been attacked and destroyed. They only care about their shuttles used for mining. They are so hard up for pilots they use convicts to pilot helicopter fighters to protect the moon. They are teamed with kids at the base in order to be guided through foggy ravines with rock columns. Kids are brutalized by convicts, shuttles are stolen by internal management, robot fighters kill all moons in their path, but Pare is there to save the day. Can he save this movie? No, but it isn’t his fault.
About Moon 44 (2001)
Starring: Michael Paré, Lisa Eichhorn, Dean Devlin, Brian Thompson, Malcolm McDowell,
Runtime: 98 minutes
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