This Sci-Fi Channel presentation tries to cash in on the success of a tidy 1950s B movie with a bigger budget and smaller imagination. The lack of suspense is matched only by the shoddiness of its interplanetary set design and its cheapjack makeup effects.
Ace photographer Jack Putnam (Brian Kerwin) fails to find respite when he returns home to his desert community turned ghost town. Pestered by a fatherless youngster, Stevie Fields (Jonathan Carrasco), Jack grudgingly makes Stevie an apprentice on a desert shoot that's interrupted by a bizarre
space storm. Pausing only to notice Stevie's concerned mom, Ellen (Elizabeth Pena), Jack resists accepting a mind-boggl...