The Incomparable Mothership #718 May 31, 2024
“The Last Starfighter” (1984)

Starfighters in Their Office Chairs

It’s been 40 years since the release of 1984’s “The Last Starfighter,” so we finally give this visually groundbreaking film its due. Did we find the early CGI effects as charming as the plot of a small town kid becoming a galactic hero in the distant reaches of space?

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