Plan 9 from Outer Space. 1959. USA. Directed by Edward D. Wood Jr. 79 min.
“Considered by many to be the worst film ever made, this cinematic travesty was a shoo-in to be a staple of The Monster Movie Club, where “bad” was “good” and vice versa. Determined to destroy all humans on Earth, and having failed eight times, aliens are now trying their ninth plan. As if under the remote control of the aliens, recently deceased earthlings become killer zombies in the extremely low-budget mise-en-scéne of beloved transvestite director Edward D. Wood, Jr. The nutty cast includes Bela Lugosi and Vampira. From Bright Lights Film Journal: ‘Surely any lousy, boring mainstream movie is worse than the constantly surprising, intensely weird, totally personal, never dull Wood films.’” (film notes by John Epperson).
Wednesday, February 14,5:00 p.m.The Museum of Modern Art, Theater 2
Sunday, January 28,2:00 p.m.The Museum of Modern Art, Theater 1