lifeLife isn’t like a box of chocolates, it’s like an Alien rip-off of the kind Roger Corman and the Italians were making back in the ’80s – albeit with a bigger budget and an A-list cast.

The International Space Station retrieves a probe containing martian soil samples, as well as a microorganism that proceeds to grow at a frightening rate until it resembles a facehugger-like creature with a tendency to crawl down people’s throats. Following a lot of zero gravity blood, panic and opening of airlocks, the ISS astronauts – including Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds – must find a way to stop this seemingly indestructible life form from reaching Earth, otherwise it’s crew expendable. Alien and Gravity are the obvious touchstones, although Corman’s Forbidden World also comes to mind, sans the schlock value.

Release Date:  12 July 2017
Format:  DVD Blu-ray 4K UHD
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal

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