They Live!, directed by John Carpenter and inspired by Ray Nelson’s 1963 short story, delves into the themes of consumerism, control, and conformity prevalent in society. The film follows Nada, portrayed by the late Roddy Piper, a drifter who stumbles upon a secret about the true rulers of the world. Initially skeptical of the conspiracy, Nada’s perspective shifts when he dons a pair of special sunglasses. They reveal a shocking truth that the ruling class in society are actually aliens in disguise. These extraterrestrial beings manipulate people to conform to the status quo.
They Live producer teases a new project, as the film’s themes remain relevant today. Read More