Sure, you can barbeque various critters and watch the fireworks to
celebrate the Fourth of July, and yes, Bunny and I did all that. But we
also watched the film “Iron Sky.”
What's the film about? Two words: Space Nazis!
Yup, that's right. Nazis from space!
The backstory is that the Nazis escaped from Earth in 1945 and are hiding
out on the dark side of the moon. And due to a chance encounter with an
American astronaut, they decide it's time to head on back to conquer the
It's one of those films where you just have to turn off your brain and
roll with it. Sure, there are plot holes, but frankly, the entire
premise is a plot hole (“How did the Nazis get into space? How do
they generate their atmosphere? Where's their industrial base to build all
the flying saucers? How can they get to the Earth in less than a day?”)
but that's okay, because this is a fun film (Space Nazis! Space dirigibles!
Albino African-Americans! Mad scientists! Beautiful daughters of said mad
scientists! Flying saucers vs. fighter jets! Fighting the in war room!
What's not to love?)
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