Film: Battlefield Earth

Saturday, Apr 10, 2021 at 6:00pm

Online
Seattle, WA 98101

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They’re the cinematic junk food that feeds our souls, tickles our funnybone, and rolls our eyes. That’s why they’re the focus of our next film series: So Bad It’s Good.

Hosted by MoPOP’s very own Kasi Gaarenstroom, this all-virtual series will take place every second Saturday at 6:00pm. Each screening will feature a special guest who will fight for the legitimacy of their favorite flop. Audience participation is highly encouraged — attendees can sound off in the chat and heckle (or praise!) the current movie.

So grab some popcorn, fire up the ol’ internet, and get ready to cringe

Directed by Roger Christian

Ok. The first thing you should know about this movie is that it was based on a novel by L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of scientology. The star of the film and fellow Scientologist, John Travolta, fought for YEARS to get it made, but studios were hesitant due to the script's connection to Scientology. Well, it eventually did get made, and guess what? It was a huge commercial and critical failure. Which is why we’re so enthused about it! Quick summary: It’s the year 3000 and earth is a wasteland. Mankind is on the verge of extinction. John Travolta has to save them.

Rated PG-13

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