STARMAN - Blu-Ray Movie
While most movie buffs are likely to call Halloween the best movie from John Carpenter, others--die-hard romantics and anyone who cried while watching E.T.--might vote in favor of the director's 1984 hit Starman. It's easily Carpenter's warmest and most beguiling film, and the only one that ever earned an Oscar nomination. That honor went specifically to Best Actor nominee Jeff Bridges for his performance as an alien visitor to Earth who is knocked off course and must take an interstate road trip to rendezvous with a mothership from his home planet. To complete this journey he assumes the physical form of the dead husband of a Wisconsin widow (Karen Allen) who responds first with fear, then sympathy, and finally love. Carpenter's graceful strategy is to switch the focus of this E.T.-like film from science fiction to a gentle road-movie love story, made believable by the memorable performances of Bridges and Allen. It's a bit heavy-handed with tenacious government agents who view the Starman as an alien threat (don't they always?), but Carpenter handles the action with intelligent flair, sensitivity, and lighthearted humor. If you're not choked up during the final scene, well, you just might not be human. --Jeff Shannon --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Very enjoyable! Great memories of my childhood! Very family friendly!Published 6 months ago by Brad MacDoanld
I watched it back in the 80', now its in Blue Ray, that is even better,
picture is great. I still love the story.
I love the comparisons to the alien reactions to what we consider normal life experiences. The actors helped to make the experiences so real and believable.Published 21 months ago by D. Squires-Fraser
This remains as one of my all time favorite movies. The to main characters were so great together. The TV series from this was awfulPublished on June 25 2013 by Anna Pratch
Livraison dans un délais rapide et la marchandise dans un état des plus satisfaisant, très heureux d'en faire l'ajout à ma collection.Published on April 12 2013 by Steve Dumas
Who doesn't love old sci-fi? Predictable but well done. Jeff Bridges was so young and expressive. Great for those of us who loved the eighties.Published on Jan. 3 2012 by Renee Chandler