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InAlienable (2009)

InAlienable (2009)

InAlienable

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A thought-provoking sci-fi drama headed up by a stellar cast, InAlienable tells the tale of a successful researcher who gives birth to an extraterrestrial child, and wages a passionate fight to defend his offspring from society and government scientists. On the heels of a devastating family tragedy, Dr. Eric Norris (Richard Hatch) becomes infected with an alien parasite. When the gestation period is over, Dr. Norris conceives a half-human, half-alien hybrid baby. In the aftermath of this unusual development, the man who devoted his life to science finds his compassion reawakened, and vows to protect his child at all costs. Walter Koenig, Courtney Peldon, Marina Sirtis, and Erick Avari co-star.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Walter Koenig
On DVD: Jan 26, 2010
Runtime:
STARZ MEDIA LLC.

Cast

Richard Hatch
as Dr. Eric Norris
Walter Koenig
as Shilling
Erick Avari
as Howard Ellis
Marina Sirtis
as Crystal Barry
Jay Acovone
as Gerhard
Judy Levitt
as Judge Deville
Gary Graham
as Andreas Cabrosas
Alan Ruck
as Dr. Proway
Richard Herd
as Randy Barnett
Danielle Koenig
as Comedienne
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Walter Koenig has an interesting premise for a story, but it is terribly executed. If Lifetime did sci-fi, this is where they would start. I am embarrassed for everyone associated with this project (Marina Sirtis...what were you thinking?!?)

John W.
John Wagner

Meet Inalienable, a treasure chest of nerd fanboy gold. InAlienable is the story of a guilt-ridden scientist Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica icon), who lost his bitch wife and adorable son in an auto-accident that was kinda his fault. Many years later, he grieves while ignoring the advances of fellow big-tittied blonde scientist Courtney Peldon (sorry, she engages in pretty sexual scenes, but never shows anything) and continues to get bullied by overall a-hole boss Walter Koenig (Star Trek icon). Things change when an alien parasite inhabits his body and produces a child with him, which he births. The result is a half alien/half human/half squid hybrid that the government immediately steals away and uses for experimentation. The rest of the movie becomes a Kramer vs. Kramer trail drama as Hatch fights to get back his child. Other notable appearances include Alan Ruck (some Star Trek, but most notably Ferris Bueller's Day Off), Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: Next Generation), Patricia Tallman (Night of the Living Dead remake) and others. The film was written by Koenig himself and directed by Robert Dyke (who most notably gave us the campy sci-fi/horror film Moontrap, which starred Koenig). Unfortunately, Dyke's direction hasn't improved over the years, and Koenig should probably stick to what he knows best. InAlienable has great intensions and manages to be fun in SOME spots, but overall, this film is too campy and unintentionally hilarious to be taken seriously, which is what these people what you to do. Big-time dramatic scenes filled with anguish, tears, and sorrow that seems Oscar-worthy at first, but given the material and near lack of budget (probably because they spent it pulling together such an eccentric cast), these scenes look just downright ridiculous. There are some decent effects here and there, and a good performance by Hatch, but this film is a CLEAR showcase of Koenig's lack of talent when it comes to scriptwriting. The most funny part would be an outtake at the end of the credits. Bummer.

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