UAMC Classics: How ‘They Live’ is Still Relevant Today

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  1. September 24, 2018

    […] grab based off of Blanks and Piper’s careers at their points in 1993. Piper was 5 years off of They Live and in the midst of a great 90s run of over-the-top actioners. While Blanks was having one of his […]

  2. October 17, 2018

    […] A cross between sci-fi, horror and with just enough action for Piper to flex his muscles, They Live was a hit on release but its reputation and cultural impact would grow steadily in the years that followed thanks in no small part to the artist and fan of the movie, Shepard Fairey picking up its Obey tagline for his own branding. Today, They Live is seen as Pipers finest performance, its brilliant fighting scenes, classic lines and still relevant message have stood the test of time making it arguably one of the most critically acclaimed movies on this entire list (read more about They Live‘s lasting relevance here). […]

  3. October 18, 2018

    […] Full of quotable lines and a famous six-minute fight scene involving Piper and co-star Keith David, the movie enjoys a cult following that lives on to this day due to its relevance. […]

  4. October 20, 2018

    […] Returning to the realm of independent cinema, Carpenter went on to deliver one of his most inspired films to date, the 1988 sci-fi action epic They Live starring ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper – which you can read more about here! […]

  5. April 16, 2019

    […] Editor’s Note: Read the full UAMC review on how THEY LIVE is still relevant today here! […]

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