COLOR OUT OF SPACE – Review by Liz Whittemore

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After a meteorite lands in the front yard of their farm, Nathan Gardner (Nicolas Cage) and his family find themselves battling a mutant extraterrestrial organism as it infects their minds and bodies, transforming their quiet rural life into a technicolor nightmare.

Directed by Richard Stanley and from the producers of Mandy, Color Out Of Space is visually intoxicating and mysteriously engrossing. You can’t peel your eyes from the screen,

These are all ways to describe Color Out of Space. Based on an H. P. Lovecraft short stor, the film is nothing short of stunning. Almost a dark alien fairytale, the plot affects each character in unique ways. Performances are dynamic. The plot spirals into unthinkable horror. It’s a little Annihilation, a bit of The Thing, a whole lot of Guillermo Del Toro. Continue reading on I SCREAM YOU SCREAM.

EDITOR’S NOTE: You may also be interested in reading Susan Granger’s review of Color Out of Space

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Liz Whittemore

Liz Whittemore is the author of AWFJ's I SCREAM YOU SCREAM blog. She is Co-Managing Editor and writes for, hosts the podcast Girls On Film and is a contributing writer for and The ArtsWireWeekly. Now New York-based, she was born and raised in northern Connecticut. She's a graduate of The American Musical & Dramatic Academy, and has performed at Disneyland and famed Hartford Children's Theater, and been a member of NYC's Boomerang Theater, Connecticut's Simsbury Summer Theater, Virginia's Offstage Theatre, where she also directed. Her film credits include Suburban Skies and Surrender. In 2008, she shot Jabberwocky, a documentary now in post-production. Liz is still a children's theatre director and choreographer. She's working on an updated adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and a series of children's books.