Whip together TV's The Invaders
. Fold in cult classic ENEMY FROM SPACE and season with a dash of SPECIES. The yield: an agreeable cocktail of paranoid sci-fi conventions that bubbles along energetically, despite surprisingly low-tech trappings (an underground
complex here, a little alien morphing there... nothing that shifts the focus from scary bedtime story to F/X spectacular). Granted, fleshy bully-boy Charlie Sheen strains credulity as whiz-kid radio astronomer Zane Ziminski, but costars Lindsay Crouse and Ron Silver (as, respectively, a flinty
scientist and a bureaucratic sleaze) display satisfactory acting chops. There's a creepy xenophobi...