Iron Sky

Came across this trailer for a movie coming April 4. I’ve heard NOTHING about it, but it looks like something I’ll want to see on the big screen.

Space Nazis? Ooh, baby, I’m on board.

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  • Brother Yam

    I suppose now that the Russian Communists aren’t here to kick around any more…

  • unbound

    I’ve seen previews of the film over the last few years. I didn’t realize it was finally ready to come out. It should be pretty fun.

    From Wikipedia – “Iron Sky is one of a new wave of productions, including Artemis Eternal, The Cosmonaut, A Swarm of Angels and RiP!: A Remix Manifesto, produced in collaboration with an on-line community of film enthusiasts, that are creating a new kind of participatory cinema.” – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Sky#Production

  • ‘Tis Himself, OM

    It looks like a real shitkicker movie. I think I see it in a theater for the full effect.

  • http://zenoferox.blogspot.com/ Zeno

    Heck, a Nazi invasion from the moon is no more unlikely than a Sarah-Palinesque presidency. If we can suspend disbelief for one, the other should be easy enough!

  • Blueaussi

    Looks like lots of cheesy goodness!

  • howardpeirce

    Udo Kier! Udo Kier! Udo Kier! Udo Kier!

    Not since Klaus Kinski has there been another actor who can render even the worst possible film instantly enjoyable.

  • howardpeirce

    Okay, this is too funny not to share.

    I was poking around on the film’s official website (no link, because commercial sites set off spam filters), and they have a Google maps widget showing various locations around the world that have requested theatrical screenings when the film is released.

    Apparently, there is a huge groundswell of interest in a movie about the grandchildren of unrepentant Nazi refugees taking over the world in … wait for it … Buenos Aires. :D

    So, interest in the film is “alive and well, and living in Argentina.”

  • 24fps

    I’ve heard quite a bit around this one in film circles (I am a filmmaker in Canada) – the reason you haven’t heard much about it is that it is a largely crowd-funded independent film and hasn’t had the studio machine behind it pumping out the trailers and such through the more mainstream and very expensive channels.

    I hope they do well with their theatrical release!

  • Renolds

    Moon Nazi’s? fine.
    Space Blimps? fine.
    Gratuitous space battles? fine.
    President Palin? I think thats a flight of fancy too far for me.

  • Ysidro

    I have been waiting for years for this to get made. And now it premiers in Berlin TODAY. *fist pump*