Inspired by David Boone’s 1980 movie Invasion of the Aluminum People, this shot on Super 8 concerns two would-be astronauts getting ready to be part of the space race as two illuminated glasses-wearing secret men watch on as they sit before the earnest gaze of Bonzo and Reagan.
At one point, getting off Earth seemed like a good idea. Hell, it still seems like a good idea right now. And yet fifty-plus years past landing on the moon, we don’t really go back, like a theme park we saw enough of. I mean, you landed on it, planted a flag, hit a golf ball, what else can you do?
Nathaniel Hendricks also wrote a movie called Butt Fiesta, a movie in which a magic hat allows a man to have a very special episode-style flashback to the good and bad times his rear end has had. I think knowing that is reason enough for you to try this short.
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