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'Extraterrestrial' lands with a thud
'Extraterrestrial' lands with a thud

A home invasion on your moviegoing sensibilities, the slickly schlocky "Extraterrestrial" takes the well-worn concepts of space-creature marauders and doomed party-hearty cabin weekenders and opts to fling the litany of horror and sci-fi clichés at you in the manner of monkeys well armed with dung. The writers-directors who go by the Vicious Brothers (Colin Minihan and Stuart Ortiz) aren't siblings, and they're not entertainers either: Their default approach to human interaction is witless insult, and their go-to mode for scenes of alien-freakout mayhem isn't to scare or creep you out but, instead, to bludgeon you with empty style. Flickering,...

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