Cinema: The Lover from Another Planet

STARMAN Directed by John Carpenter Screenplay by Bruce A. Evans and Raynold Gideon

Miss Manners would approve of this creature from outer space: before invading earth, he waited to be invited. He is the first extraterrestrial to visit our planet in response to a summons from the Voyager 2 spacecraft, which since 1977 has careered through the heavens carrying recorded greetings in 55 languages and a few alltime Top 40 tunes by such as Bach, Beethoven and Chuck Berry. Problem is, this Starman (Jeff Bridges) didn't R.S.V.P. Without so much as a by-your-leave, he has crash-landed in Wisconsin and now has three...

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