|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about Alien from L.A.|
|Mousy teen waitress Wanda receives the news that her estranged explorer father is missing and presumed dead. She flies from L.A. to Africa, and after somes exploring, she falls down the same pit her father did.
Wanda finds herself at the center of the Earth, at the so-called Lost City of Atlantis. The society is a dangerous, quasi-police state, but Wanda teams up with a miner named Gus to find her father and escape back to the surface world.
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|Analysis of Alien from L.A.|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Movie
Actual chase scenes or violence - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
**Fantasy or Science Fiction?**
- fantasy story on present day Earth
- exploring center of the earth
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
Events of movie makes character more...
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor?
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- military officer, senior
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- 20th century (1970's to Present)
- Over controlled society
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Tone of movie
Comedy or somewhat funny movie?
Kinds of F/X
- exotic alien landscape
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