Freak Out In A Moonage Daydream


Here’s another Freddie Francis science fiction picture (based on the pulp novel The Gods Hate Kansas) starring Michael Gough, about discorporate aliens who commandeer human bodies to try and fix their ride that they crashed on the moon. (Friends don’t let friends jump to hyperspace drunk.) The hero can’t be taken over because he has a metal plate in his head. So logically one of his friends starts wearing a colander as a hat. (Maybe paranoid schizophrenics know something we don’t?) A wild jazz score, some psychedelic FX and a gleeful performance from Michael Gough add to the fun…



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