“They Live”, the Weird Movie With a Powerful Message

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‘They Live’ is a science-fiction movie from the Eighties that features aliens, a WWF wrestler and a whole lot of sunglasses. What’s not to like? While, at first glance, the movie appears to be a bunch of nonsense, ‘They Live’ actually communicates a powerful message about the elite and its use of mass media to control the masses. Is the movie describing what we call the Illuminati? This article looks at the deeper meaning of John Carpenter’s strange but fascinating movie ‘They Live’.

Warning: Major spoilers ahead (get over it, the movie is 24 years old).

Watching They Live is a conflicting experience. It is an odd combination of eye-opening messages with lackluster acting, powerful social commentary with 1950’s B-movie special effects and gripping satire with odd punchlines. Constantly making viewers oscillate between “Wow, that was genius!” to “Wow, that was corny!”, it is difficult to properly evaluate the movie from a cinematographic point of view. However, from a “message” point of the view, They Live is gold. Based on Ray Nelson’s short story Eight O’Clock in the Morning, the movie is one of those rare subversive stories that forces viewers to question their world and their surroundings. Because, despite the fact that the movie is about ghoulish aliens, it communicates truths to the viewers that are only alluded to in mainstream movies. In fact, looking deeper into the storyline, one might realize that there’s probably more “science” than “fiction” in the story of They Live … especially when one has “truth-seeing sunglasses”.

The hero of the movie, played by WWF wrestler Rowdy Roddy Pipper, is a drifter that is apparently nameless. In the short story and the movie’s credits, he is referred to as Nada, which means ‘nothing’ in Spanish. While this nameless nothing is broke and homeless, he still manages to expose the alien’s hidden rule of the world. How did he accomplish that? With the only thing he’d ever need: The Truth. Oh, and also guns. He used a lot of guns. Most importantly, despite the fact that Nada was tempted several times to shut up in exchange for “generous compensation”, he kept his integrity and never agreed to sell out to the aliens. Now, that’s a role model. To top it off, he says the best things ever.

“I’m here to kick ass and chew bubble gum … and I’m all out of bubble gum”.

Are the aliens in the movie an imaginative way to portray the world’s elite, those who secretly run the world, those we call the Illuminati? Let’s revisit this cult classic and see how it describes the hidden rule of the elite.

The Premise

Right from the beginning, as we see Nada walking around Los Angeles with his backpack, the movie sets a particular mood: Something is not quite right. While Nada appears to be a happy-go-lucky kind of guy, the city is not happy and it is not too kind to happy-go-lucky kind of guys. Quite the contrary, there is a sense of impending doom in the air: Poverty is rampant, helicopters fly around the city and street preachers speak of soulless beings ruling the world.

“The venom of snakes is under their lips. Their mouths are full of bitterness and curses. And in their paths, nothing but ruin and misery. And the fear of God is not before their eyes! They have taken the hearts and minds of our leaders. They have recruited the rich and powerful, and they have blinded us to the truth! And our human spirit is corrupted. Why do we worship greed? Because outside the limit of our sight, feeding off us, perched on top of us from birth to death are our owners. Our owners — they have us. They control us. They are our masters. Wake up. They’re all about you, all around you!”.

Is the preacher’s description of the “masters” applicable to the Illuminati? I believe so.

As we follow Nada’s aimless drifting across the city, the camera often focuses on people gazing blankly at television screens, mindlessly absorbing the vapid messages it communicates. Regular Joes appear to truly enjoy their television shows … until an obscure organization hacks the airwaves to broadcast subversive messages about the hidden rulers of the world.

“Our impulses are being redirected. We are living in an artificially induced state of consciousness that resembles sleep. (…) The poor and the underclass are growing. Racial justice and human rights are nonexistent. They have created a repressive society, and we are their unwitting accomplices. Their intention to rule rests with the annihilation of consciousness. We have been lulled into a trance. They have made us indifferent to ourselves, to others. We are focused only on our own gain. Please understand. They are safe as long as they are not discovered. That is their primary method of survival. Keep us asleep, keep us selfish, keep us sedated.”

Can the above statement be applied to the Illuminati? I believe so.

The Average Joes who watch this pirated TV broadcast all get a massive headache – the raw truth is indeed too much for most people to bear. One such viewer switches the channel after telling the guy on TV: “Blow it out your ass”. Just like today, most people do not want to hear about this kind of stuff … they just want to go back to their mindless TV viewing.

Nada realizes that the street preacher and the man on television are connected through a local church. When he sneaks into the church, he discovers that it is actually the headquarters of an underground organization.

On a wall inside the church is written “They Live We Sleep”, a phrase that describes the fundamental difference between the elite and the masses. Those in power know the truth about the world and possess the means and the power to truly “live”. The rest of the population is sedated, dumbed-down and manipulated into a zombie-like status in order for it to be as easily manageable as possible by the masters. The masses’ ignorance equals a state of endless slumber.

Nada learns that the rebellious organization is attempting to recruit people to take down the rulers. However, a few days later, Nada discovers what happens to those who plot against those in power.

Helicopters, bulldozers, and police in riot gear raid the place, destroy everything and violently arrest the members of the underground organization. That is how the elite responds to contrary views.

After witnessing the violent police shakedown, Nada begins to realize that something is wrong in America. The happy-go-lucky guy who believed in working hard and following the rules is starting to believe that something is amiss here.

Determined to learn more, Nada re-enters the church and finds a few interesting things.

The police painted over “They Live We Sleep”. Obviously, “They” don’t want that message to be known.

More importantly, Nada discovers a box full of sunglasses that allows him to see the world as it is. Added bonus: They also look pretty cool.

Seeing the Truth

While the sunglasses found by Nada appear on the surface to be worthless, they actually provide him with the greatest gift of all: The Truth. When Nada first puts on the sunglasses, the experience is shocking.

When he has his sunglasses on, Nada sees through the smoke and mirrors projected by advertisement and mass media. He only sees the core of their message and the only reason why they exist.
No matter which magazine Nada flips open, he sees the same subliminal messages, which tells a lot about the true function of “celebrity” and “fashion” magazines. Despite the fact that they are all different, they all ultimately serve the same purpose: To reinforce messages from the elite to the masses.

Nada also quickly understands the truth about money.

“In God We Trust”?

Nada’s most shocking discovery concerns people around him.

Some people are not human. They are of another race that has infiltrated society.
Nada realizes that they are everywhere and that they hold positions of power, like this politician giving a typical “politician” speech on television. Is this a way to portray the Illuminati?

Upon discovering this truth, Nada became pissed off. REALLY pissed off. How did he react to the situation? He did not go home and write a poem about it. Nope, he grabbed a shotgun and started shooting aliens.

When the aliens realize that Nada can see through their disguise, they immediately alert the authorities saying “I’ve got one that can see”. Being able to “see” is obviously frowned upon by the aliens – they do not like to be exposed. Nada quickly becomes a social pariah and aliens start closing in on him. Confronted with this situation, Nada says profound and timeless words: “I don’t like this ooooooooone bit”.

Many aliens are part of the police force as its sole purpose is to ensure that the alien’s rule is not disturbed. Most policemen are however regular humans and just follow the orders because that’s their job … a little like actual policemen who do the Illuminati’s work.

Nada and everyone in the city are constantly monitored by flying surveillance cameras that are oddly similar to the new unmanned drones that are currently appearing around the world.

Flying surveillance cameras were considered science fiction in 1988. They are a reality today.
An actual, modern unmanned drone mounted with a video camera.

The concept of truth-seeing sunglasses is an interesting way to illustrate the importance of knowledge in one’s world perception. Two people can be looking at the exact same thing yet perceive two very different realities, depending on the level of information and awareness possessed by each person. Nada’s sunglasses can, therefore, represent one’s knowledge of the truth, which allows a clear perception of reality.

Looking for Others Who Know the Truth

Upon learning the shocking truth about the world, Nada feels the need to share this vital information with his friend Frank Armitage. Nada however quickly realizes some people do not want to hear about it. In fact, many actually get angry and offended at the simple mention of something that alludes to it. When Nada asks Frank to put on his sunglasses so he can see what he sees, Frank firmly refuses and calls him a “crazy motha…”. Nada replies with another classic line “Either you put these sunglasses on or start eating that trash can”.

Then ensues one of the longest one-on-one fight scene I’ve ever seen (eight minutes of punching and kicking), a scene that is dragged out for so long that it becomes utterly absurd and even comical. While the scene might seem ridiculous, it says something about the difficulty of making regular, average people wake up from their blissful ignorance.

Frank finally sees the truth. All it took is Nada beating the crap out of him, sticking the sunglasses on his face against his will and forcing him to look around. Yes, convincing other people of the truth can be a hard task.

It takes a lot of effort on Nada’s part, but Frank finally sees the aliens controlling the world. The two pals are then invited to a secret meeting of the underground organization that is attempting to rid the earth of the aliens.

During the meeting, Nada and Frank are given truth-seeing contact lenses. The sunglasses gave truth-seers a nasty headache, especially when they are taken off. When first exposed to the truth, adapting to the new reality can indeed be difficult, and even painful. However, after a while, it becomes a seamless part of the person. A little like wearing contact lenses.

During the meeting, Nada and Frank learn that humans are being recruited by the aliens in exchange for wealth and power. As the leader of the underground organization says: “Most of us just sell out right away”. It is rather easy to make a correlation between the movie and actual politicians and celebrities we’ve seen in previous articles on this site who readily sell out to the Illuminati in exchange for wealth, power and celebrity.

The meeting doesn’t last long, however, as police barge in the place and start shooting everyone there. They are designated a “terrorist organization” by the elite. Nada and Frank manage to escape and accidentally find themselves behind enemy lines, in the alien’s underground base.

Behind Enemy Lines

While exploring the aliens’ underground base, Nada and Frank stumble upon a party thrown by the aliens for human collaborators to thank them for their “partnership”. Although humans will never be considered equals to the aliens, those who sell out to them get monetary benefits … much like those who are not part of today’s elite who nevertheless sell out to push the elite’s New World Order Agenda.

“Our projections show that by the year 2025, not only America but the entire planet will be under the protection and the dominion of this power alliance. The gains have been substantial, both for ourselves and for you, the human power elite.”

Frank and Nada then discover the source of the aliens’ brainwashing signals: A television studio. The aliens use the network to broadcast hypnotic and subliminal signals to humans, blinding them from the truth about their rulers and the world. The message that is communicated here: Mass media is the elite’s favorite tool indoctrinate the masses and to keep them in servitude.

The TV station ‘Cable 54’ is used by the aliens to hypnotize humans. Is this science-fiction? Barely.

Nada realizes that the only way to save humanity from the grips of the aliens is to go to the roof of the TV station’s building and to take down the emitter of the subliminal messages, disguised as a satellite dish. Indeed, without an elite-controlled mass media, indoctrinating the masses will be a lot more difficult. So Nada and Frank start shooting their way towards the roof, not an easy task.

The Disinformation Agent

While this lady appeared to be nice at first, she tried to mislead, deceive and even kill Nada during his quest. She ends up shooting his pal Frank in the head.

Nada met Holly Thomspon, a Cable 54 network executive, at the beginning of his wild rampage. While Nada appears to be somewhat enamored with her, she always somehow brings trouble. During the “terrorist organization” meeting, Holly infiltrated the group, posing as a sympathizer and claiming that Cable 54 “was clean” and was not the source of aliens’ signal, which was false and misleading. Today, disinformation is widely used by the elite to confuse and mislead those who attempt to discover the truth about the world.

During Nada’s rush towards the roof of the network’s building, Holly appears again, claiming that she wants to help him. However, she is simply trying to kill him before the mission is accomplished. She is, therefore, another human that sold out to the aliens being used to disrupt non-corrupted humans attempting to liberate themselves and others.

Taking Down the Aliens

Here’s the biggest spoiler of them all: Nada manages to take down the aliens’ transmitter and saves humanity. This heroic move gets him killed, however, as a policeman inside a helicopter shoots him dead. Nada, therefore, becomes the quintessential hero, sacrificing his life for the good of humanity – a martyr for human freedom from soulless rulers.

Even though it cost his life, Nada visibly does not regret exposing the aliens to the world. With his last ounce of strength, Nada gives the aliens a uniquely human parting gift: the finger.

Once the aliens’ satellite dish is down, the masses are able to see the world as it is: the alien’s ugly faces are exposed to the world.

TV viewers around the world now realize that those giving the daily news were also those who controlled them.

In Conclusion

Although They Live is usually described as “a science-fiction movie that criticizes consumer culture”, the scope of its message actually goes way beyond the usual “consumerism is bad” lecture. They Live can indeed be interpreted as a treatise on the thorough and systematic conditioning of human experience in order for a hidden elite to covertly control, manipulate and exploit the masses. In the movie, the rulers are portrayed as a completely different race that perceives humans as inferior – something that can easily be correlated to the attitudes about the bloodlines of the Illuminati. The presence of these strong messages in the movie is one of the reasons They Live became somewhat of a cult-classic, despite the fact that it was panned by movie critics. As the years go by, the movie’s message is becoming increasingly relevant … and freakishly realistic.

Many of those who seek the truth about the world realize that its reins are held by an unelected elite, one that is essentially hidden from the public eye. As the movie’s promotional poster says: “You see them on the street. You watch them on TV. You might even vote for one this fall. You think they’re people just like you. You’re wrong. Dead wrong.” Working behind the scenes, this secretive elite constantly works towards the creation of a global system that would serve its interests: a New World Order, ruled by one world government. As a human collaborator says in the movie to justify his selling-out: “There ain’t no countries anymore. No more good guys. They’re running the whole show. They own everything. The whole goddamn planet!”  To facilitate the rulers’ work, the masses are kept in the dark and are distracted by the fake puppet show that is politics and the “no independent thought” programming that is mass media. Apathy, ignorance, and indifference are the elite’s best friends.

Despite its unimpressive special effects and odd dialogue, They Live manages to describe the world elite’s motives and strategy in a way that can be understood by all. And that is no simple task. However, in order to fully understand the movie’s message, one must be wearing truth-seeing sunglasses. Do you have yours on?

 


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randomguy
randomguy

"In the movie, the rulers are portrayed as a completely different race that perceives humans as inferior" isn't that what jews believe ?

Lonemusketeer
Lonemusketeer

No, it’s the Vatican/Jesuits using the Jews as the front fall guy. Wake up.

stevieb
stevieb

It’s you who needs to wake up

Yohanna
Yohanna

Stevieb
I’m assuming your Christian, and that you know the Dragon/Beast is a pulling all the strings on a geopolitical scale. If the dragon/beast could concoct a counterfeit Christ, and counterfeit Prophet, don’t you think it could concoct counterfeit “Jew” and a counterfeit “Israel”? Scripture clearly places the Beast System coming out of Rome, not from the Levant.

jw2
jw2

@randomguy. When I first noticed your post trying to paint Jews as the bad guys received 10 thumbs up,I was a little disappointed that even on a site like this(supposedly filled with so called “WOKE” people)the “Jews are the bad guys” is something some people on here believe. Then I remembered this current wave of Jews being viewed as the bad guys in the MAINSTREAM MEDIA and in comments sections on tons of liberal articles and videos,is expected. More than likely every person who is a TRUE born again Bible believing Christian is aware that ONE of the things that signifies how close the world is in coming to an end is tons of people turning on Israel.You know the country that is filled with Jews(just because you and others may not mention Israel, you’re in fact still spewing hostility towards Jews).Even it’s main ally, America isn’t 100% on their side anymore. Basically this uptick in hostility towards Jews/Israel was already foreseen in the Bible centuries ago.It’s also interesting that recently the cool thing is for the MAINSTREAM MEDIA and people who have liberal views to defend and support Palestinians,Muslims and people who practice Islam no matter what and vilify… Read more »

chris
chris

Its far to easy to say “Basically this uptick in hostility towards Jews/Israel was already foreseen in the Bible centuries ago” without saying where in the Bible you are referring to etc

itdoesntmatter
itdoesntmatter

They live is probably one of the best, most informative movies ever made.

Rickie
Rickie

Along with Soylent Green…

Tripping out!!
Tripping out!!

I've just watched this movie, and almost every minute of it has some sort of underlying reference..

Interesting facts on Wikipedia..

It made 13 mil in the first week.

Sales dwindled and despite debuting at #1 it dropped off the top 10 within 2 weeks.

John Carpenter is on record as saying (in regard to the drop)

"[those] who go to the movies in vast numbers these days don't want to be enlightened"

What did he mean by that? Well I think we all know exactly…

Veerry interesting…

Cal
Cal

I saw this movie too and wow is all I can say. I understood the concept of it. Even back then they were trying to give us a message. Wake up people.

Barry Hershey
Barry Hershey

This movie is actually far more fact than fiction – Read the book 'Intruders' by Budd Hopkins.

Nick
Nick

They live is a classic I love john carpenter movies another good movie with a new world order message is escape from new York another classic these two movies I believe show us our possible future its scary but the truth another thing looming around that has to do with they live and our world is reptilians that look human same thing as they live aliens its so crazy how they live matches up with our world today they live we sleep wake the f**k up America and world they are here and they don't care about if we live or die

tamantha
tamantha

Ever since I was little I love the movie they live and my mom was like that type of thing is going right now. I just laughed it off it wasn't until I was adult I things the way she she and Nada

Dman
Dman

You missed the LSD metaphor. The sunglasses (really the lenses in them) are called Hoffman lenses in the film. This is a reference to Albert Hoffman the Swiss chemist that first synthesized LSD. Psychedelic plants and chemicals can be used as a "lens" to view reality and consciousness through. They all have their different attributes psylocibin affects your inner voice and engages vocal centers to reveal things in a very verbal way whispering ideas and arguments into your mind. Each tool has a different purpose. They all have a very humbling, revealing, reflective and thought provoking purpose when used properly.

Crusader Joe
Crusader Joe

I believe that this movie is not science fiction but merely clothed as fiction to protect itself from …….ist backlash.
The situation is here now.
It is clear who the aliens represent. Who really controls the USA?

And by now we should all know who that is folks.
Every home should have a gun, by law, the same as Switzerland, one of the safest countries in the world.

Rickie
Rickie

It won’t be long before citizens need weapons to protect themselves against their own government/s. Americans will do fine because of their right to carry a gun. The British people won’t stand a chance.

Awake and Alive
Awake and Alive

Oh dear Lord, We did a unit in my reading class where we read a book called "Are We Alone?" a book about the alien civilisations. We watched this film in class! All I could think about was it's hidden message and the elite's and the NWO! Let me remind you I am now entering 7th grade and we watched this in 6th grade. I hated the feeling that I was the only one in my class that knew about this obvious, but hidden class of true evil. And my teacher was like "I'm glad to know our world doesn't have controling subliminal messages!" All I could think was "WTF! How do you not know!!!"

GringoLoco
GringoLoco

Hello everyone! Please excuse me for my bad english writing, I am a French man and I am a “complotist” as “they” call us. We have the same bastards leading the sheeps to the death row and I know now that their plot runs far away beyond what anybody could imagine. Don t judge me too bad but I understood many things using magic mushroom in an experimental way. I don t wanna promote it because it is notre a game and you can see heaven as hell, you got to be mentally strong and peaceful using it if you don t want to awake in a psychiatric hospital after a trip. While tripping I deeply felt the presence of Evil. It came because we drank alcohol when getting high. Alcohol calls bad energies and opens gates you shouldn’t open. I am now sure that “It” (demon/Devil/aliens, call it as you want) controls humanity. I also seen my friend getting agressive and insane as if he hosted a demon. The demon talked to me by the mouth of my friend and what it told wasn’t pretty. After this bad experience, my friend told me he felt a hot energy invading… Read more »

C.J.
C.J.

THEY LIVE IZ A CULT CLASSIC. I STILL WATCH IT 2DAY. GREAT STORY LINE. WHERE CAN I GET A PAIR OF THOSE SPECIAL RAYBANS?

Rickie
Rickie

If you’re already “aware” you don’t need the glasses.

DJ dwells
DJ dwells

While the movie occasionally stumbles into sheer ridiculousness, even for a B movie, you can't help but applaud it's social commentary. It's message alone helps absolve most of the films flaws, but I can't help but wonder how well this film would have been with less campy overtones and a more focused storyline.

Shaggy
Shaggy

Aliens ?…. I thought it was about Zionists!!!

Markelliot
Markelliot

It is about Zionists and their bought for sell outs. It’s not about aliens.

UrsaMagick
UrsaMagick

I just discovered this site last night. I woke up decades ago, with a little help from my friends and the Libertarian Bookshop. I saw this flick on cable shortly after it came out. I was totally blown away! I have noticed a huge increase of interest in all things conspiratorial. The two fake elections of GWB and 9/11 woke a lot of people up. I guess they don't care how obvious it is now, as the legislation has been passed and the deeds done to make "them" impervious to our protests or activism. Obama's continuation of W's policies and the uber crack down on OWS and medical marijuana should have completely destroyed the illusion of a two-party, right-left system. Thanks for resurrecting "They Live". I think this is one of the most important movies ever made. To that end I have made copies in several formats in case a time comes when it is "disappeared". Now, however is not that time. The cable movie channels have put this in heavy rotation for the last few years. Even "Eddie and the Cruisers" didn't enjoy this amount of cable cult-film status! So people are watching. People are waking up. Will someone… Read more »

will
will

rowdy rodey piper other guy was a old school wwf wrester as well that's why the fight scene was so long these guy's did live fight scenes for a living but its pretty poignant to remind people of our own bia's and our weakness how lazy we have become how hard it is to convince someone of something, this guy is just doing it the only way he knows how. even the fight scene exemplify this, he's not capable to make a long thought out argument. the woman he runs into somehow conveniently turns up on there side she ends up killing his friend, and he gets shot too , he gets tricked see he's not a thinker hes a warrior, a doer , hes only doing things as he see's right. now days most our warriors are too busy getting high or following orders a intelligent person might just make a case for it or as we see with resources- someone is making the glass's, as a means to "enlighten others" we might see a wise person might teach others, how to see the hidden by the result via inducing a epiphany , make a movie, thru a song… Read more »

Edo
Edo

indeed the Glasses are Hoffman's glasses, symbolic for LSD, hence, the real controllers of this planet are non human, alien/demonic beings, which can be seen only in altered states of consciousness.
That's what Hunter S. Thompson described in his experiences, along many others.

Ron
Ron

OK, Enough is enough. Im Ron Im back with info to "blow the lid of this stuff" Its scary, horrific and pure demonic, however what I am about to say here for my own protection is my hypothesis. My thoughts are crammed so hard with this info that I believe God and Jesus has transmitted to me. So I am going to just list stuff in no real order but make of it what you will. 1) They live, they are "everywhere" 2) They are counterfit "humans" they look like us but are an obomination see genesis 13.35 3) I believe they are Satans offspring i.e. Nephelim , they never went away, 5000 giants skeletons found in US were blocked off and hidden by US Gov (see Steve Quale utube) 4) Contestants of most game shows are "plants" mostly reptilians, watch for tongue lashing and deliberate losing and being happy about it (Million pound drop) 5) I believe the Olympics will be an "event" possible alien or dirty bomb or return of Nephilim 6) Why rooftop rockets and warship if no event is predicted/expected, metal from 9/11 was made into a warship. 7) Blair ordered extra long ambulances for Olympics… Read more »

Awake and Alive
Awake and Alive

Oh dear Lord, you have an excellent point! I have prayed to god 2 times while on this site. And about the gel thing I'm not so sure about that because I kind of need gels to wash my hair and face, but I get where your coming from. Also thankyou for all that overwhelming yet helpful information! What were the resources that you got all these facts from?

Rickie
Rickie

Believe in yourself, not fairy stories.

Xsss
Xsss

Creepy bastard!

lolcat
lolcat

lol, the government agenda to destroy christianity? give me a break…if anything the government is in bed with chrisitanity.

Rickie
Rickie

The Nephilim were just aliens that came to Earth in order to speed up the evolution process. Through genetic manipulation they instigated modern man. Not devils, just ETs who enjoy experimenting on other species just as we do with animals. Nothing creepy. However, they do revisit us from time to time to see how their program is getting on. I reckon they’re very surprised that we’ve advanced so quickly. Recent speeding-up of technology is another factor they’ve introduced in order to help us travel to the stars.

MiasDad
MiasDad

Great article.”They are designated a “terrorist organization” by the elite”Parallels with us freedom loving gun-toting patriots of today.

Free your mind.
Free your mind.

I love your article, one thing you left out was the part where the preacher grabed Nadas hands to find out if he was an alien. The preacher knew Nada was not an Alien because those of the Alien class do not work as labor.

unit
unit

the symbolism in the movie apparently starts from the opening scene.. look what [symbol] is on the side of the train.. as it enters the dark tunnel.. where someone has painted 'they live'

..that's a whole story in itself..

..early in the movie, as the blind preacher delivers his speech, the scene flashes to what seems to be a stack of televisions for sale [in a store window] look up in the top left corner as the tv's appear.. that _number_ isn't a price-tag.. (see there is a 'degree' symbol after the 33)

look also for the scene(s) where two towers fall and what seems to be a clock face is pointing to the numbers 9 and 11 [this is from memory]

kudo's for spotting the hoffman lense reference

duckley
duckley

Wow!!!! I had never even heard of this movie untill I read about it on VC two days ago. Then I came across it again by accident yesterday on a different site. But get this, last night I was sound asleep and was sudenly awakened at 11;00 p.m. by the Lord. He told me to turn the t.v. to 'turner channel movies'. I did and this movie was just starting. At first I did not realize what I was watching and was almost ready to turn it off. Then it hit me what God had done for me by wakeing me up. If you are son of the light of God then go now and read 1st. thess. 5:1-9 and Matt. 24:42-44. May God bless you who are his. thank you VC

Rickie
Rickie

God didn’t awake you. If anyone or ‘thing’ did, it would be an extra-terrestrial who (for some reason) is interested in you. Aliens use the “God” myth in order to stop you from becoming too afraid. For non-believers, they implant other types of images.

Sam
Sam

Anyone noticed how OBEY snapbacks, t shirts and stuff look a lot like the OBEY written on sign boards opinion this movie! Almost every teenager are wearing these OBEY brands

jobot
jobot

That brand began a year after this movie came out. I was thinking the same thing. Their graphic logo also kind of resembles big brother, which is not particularly surprising. I’d say the two are related

jobot
jobot

actually 2001. I was mistaken

Rickie
Rickie

Obi Wan Kenobi “Obay One Can Obay. All clever stuff implanted.

Anony
Anony

Notice there is a newish clothing line called OBEY check it out it's based on this movie

maria
maria

Whats the point? I don't think anything is going to change. The masses will keep sleeping and the NWO will go on doing what it's doing and probably achieve what they plan. It's not like we'll all gather up against them. Knowing is useless if there is no action.

Spaz
Spaz

I was 20 when They Live came out and I remember closely identifying with it even back then. I never could figure out why what was so clear to me was so difficult for others. Today, a few are now able to see but mostly it's still the same drawn out fight; people still don't want to put on the glasses.

Anyway, very nice breakdown VC. Thank you.

Rickie
Rickie

Most people will never wear “the glasses” as it takes them out of their comfort zone. The rest? – it is too late for them.

Drake
Drake

Oh my gosh! What a synchronicity! I just came across this movie the other day and I thought it was a perfect metaphor for the control that is going on in our society.

You know I find it funny that so many people are into zombies now as a trend or subculture.

Little do they know the zombies are already here, among us. 😛

dogg
dogg

I suspect they had to throw in dorky dialog and stuff, just to be allowed to show it. They think that because it's dorky, we sheeple won't catch on to the serious message.

Rickie
Rickie

Spot-on!

Grazyna
Grazyna

It's an excellent analysis VC, as always.

After sifting what I want to say, I got to a question… What does it mean "God bless America" and "In God we trust", which is here and there, and Americans just kill people all around the world. What does it have to do with God?

onemorevoice
onemorevoice

the american government kills people around the world.

please don't generalize the american people like that. or any people.

if you were to interview the "average" people in any country of the world, i doubt they would stand for random murder.

we, the people, are not in control… or have you not read anything on this site yet?

Rickie
Rickie

Thank goodness that you aren’t already brainwashed. Stay like that – please. as there are very few of us left.

Yohanna
Yohanna

This movie immediately resonated with me, it wasn’t until I read deeper interpretations (thank you VC), that I realized how profoundly accurate it is (even more so today). A part of me thinks this movie is a warning to future generations like 1984 and Eyes Wide Shut, a part of me thinks it’s an occult “revelation of the method” or predictive programming like 1984 and Eyes Wide Shut.

For instance, “John Nada” literally means “God Gives Nothing” in Hebrew and Spanish. In Esoterica, names usually aren’t random reinforce the esoteric layer.

Gerry
Gerry

Thanks for this description of the movie, which I'm going to try to catch. We recently threw out our TV because of dissatisfaction with the BBC's disinformation strategy. Best wishes for your future work.

erin
erin

Wow I need to see this movie!

John
John

The signal is coming from the moon (satellite) designed for this purpose. I would like to see the real world without the blockage!

Raiden
Raiden

Saw the movie earlier and truly speaks the words of public mental sedation and keeping people oblivious to the domination of elite world leaders. Irrelevant to the topic on hand but you guys should do an article on the video game series Metal Gear Solid, it is a realistic sci-fi action game with multiple implicated subtle meanings such of higher beings ruling society and controlling all information and setting the stage for evolution of mankind and supposed government agendas which today are all too real.

Elle
Elle

"Our impulses are being redirected. We are living in an artificially induced state of consciousness that resembles sleep. (…) The poor and the underclass are growing. Racial justice and human rights are nonexistent. They have created a repressive society, and we are their unwitting accomplices. Their intention to rule rests with the annihilation of consciousness. We have been lulled into a trance. They have made us indifferent to ourselves, to others. We are focused only on our own gain. Please understand. They are safe as long as they are not discovered. That is their primary method of survival. Keep us asleep, keep us selfish, keep us sedated."

This part made me remember of "The Matrix".

Rickie
Rickie

Its part of the “dumbing-down syndrome. Turn off your TVs and get back to reality. Easier said than done for some, as its too late! Those who still feel they can take control of their lives again, turn them off!

Jope Law
Jope Law

hi VC,

can you do something on the movie Battleship. i think there is something wrong with that movie…

thanks,

Rickie
Rickie

What is wrong with that movie? Man! We misinterpreted the aliens agenda. We attacked them because of the crazy irrational thing that pervades humanity – fear of the unknown.
Shot first , ask questions later. No wonder ET refuses to interact with humanity.

JR
JR

This movie was a favorite from my childhood and I think the message behind it must have seeped into my subconscious because although I never realized the truth the movie was trying to convey…I did have serious suspicions about advertising during my later years.

Proverbs31
Proverbs31

guys this might be a little unrelated.. or it could be related.. unmanned drones being sold to US law enforcement http://bossip.com/576924/onetime-just-got-bigger-

Sword
Sword

Why would anyone want to be a domesticated sheep(believer) or a goat (non-beleivers)? Actually goats are smarter and more intelligent than sheep who need a dog and sheperd to survive in the wild.

I prefer to be an American Bison Tatanka or a Wolf a warrior with a family dynamic and tribal system.

No thanks on the sheep thing. LOL. Wild things are pure and unadulterated by human slime.

Jujube
Jujube

The Bible doesn't say we are sheep, it likens us to sheep because we are blind and sheep tend to wander, BUT a sheep also knows its masters call. I hate how people have twisted this to mean Believers are somehow dumb, quite the opposite. When you become a new creation in Christ you learn to think for yourself really for the first time because the blinders are taken off. Jesus is also called the Lamb of God (he is also likened to a lion as well, its an analogy…), it's a consistence analogy, of believers has sheep through the Bible. It's funny, when the Israelite's strayed away from God they ended up doing strange things but usually they eventually came back to him, much like how Hezekiah turned Israel back to God. 🙂 Believe it or not, people are not always smart on our own, we need other people, and we need a Savior, period. Does this mean we shut our brains off and twiddle our thumbs, absolutely not! But it does mean that with all the Illuminati doing stuff, and knowing they serve Satan (regardless of whether or not YOU believe in Satan or even whether or not… Read more »

Rickie
Rickie

Behave… Those which we relate to as Gods. Were aliens from another star-system. UFOs are even mentioned in the bible. Ezekiel… etc, etc. Snap out of the creation myths.
Open your mind to what YOU are. Never follow another’s teachings and star no matter how good they seem to be.

rose from massachuse
rose from massachuse

… and also, you don't need sunglasses… just don't trust advertising, or most of the other crap that's on TV. Go to the library, get some good books instead. Read! Learn something useful! Shut off the stupid TV. Mine broke recently and I haven't missed it too much.

Aaron
Aaron

I have this movie, although I don't watch it often as I've long since moved way past the simple revelations this film portrays… and I find it difficult to watch the terrible hammy acting 🙂 But for those who still don't understand that there is a hidden group of people controlling and corrupting us in every conceivable way, this movie can be the perfect introduction. Portraying the infiltrators and destroyers as aliens is a great way to introduce the uninitiated to the destructive forces around us, rather than portraying these people as being the same as us, but with a hidden agenda… which many people cannot understand, until they learn more. For they do live amongst us, they look like us, they talk like us, they are infiltrated into all of our positions of power, yet they deceive us with their destructive hidden agendas to corrupt us, to corrupt our way of life and our families. As the movie portrays, they control the entire media, attempting to change and diminish our values, our lives and our society, always telling us to consume more than we can afford or more than we need. They control the politicians to deliver laws which… Read more »

disrupter
disrupter

Anybody else let out a chuckle seeing this on the home page?!

Dude this movie is such a classic! I love it! Great analyses too, but anyone with a thinking brain should understand what this movie is about. But sad truth is, there are hardly anyone with a functioning brain 😉

Trinity
Trinity

Where are the functioning brains? What happened to all of us? Everything deteriorates very rapidly like we're under some kind of spell. Press the destruction button.

Love&Light
Love&Light

I couldn't believe the message of this movie when I first seen it, hardly any FICTION at all. They try to mask the clear message with corniness.

DontPanic
DontPanic

Taking a trip back in time, are we? I was pleasantly surprised to see this on your site. This movie has always been one of my favorites.

Daniel
Daniel

And 24 years on nothing has changed.

Makes you wonder if society will still be brainwashed sheep another 24 years from now.

Rebecca
Rebecca

it makes me wonder if society will still be here another 24 years from now

Citizen General
Citizen General

make me wonder if the Nadas even are brave enough to fight this.

Jenna
Jenna

What's sad but true, is that we "nadas" can fight them, but we won't win. This is Satan's world right now. But you know what? If I die because I refuse to conform to this evil world- I DONT CARE. My treasure isnt on this earth, I know this isn't all we have, and I have hope in Jesus.

I would rather die "non-conforming" than lose my soul to the evil in this world. I think most people on this site would agree. Right? Just like Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego refused to bow down to worship King Nebuchadnezzar's idol, and were thrown into the fire- I will do the same. 🙂 Gladly.

"If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he will deliver us from Your Majesty’s hand. But even if he does not, we want you to know, Your Majesty, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up. ”-Daniel 3:17,18

EZ Writer
EZ Writer

you took the red pill, stay frosty 🙂

will
will

i believe its highly probable things wont change
these are the primary categorized reactions i see in order of most to least

1) denial ( undermines the belief in common goodness order and self identity )
2) fear of disruption ( uncaring or self absorption i.e. lifes not bad for me )
3) perception of authority and order ( this is the way it is always has been )
4) affirmation that this is a acceptable hierarchical structure ( until someone gets hurt here its ok ).
5) over reaction its aliens a joke or things that are way out there kinda like a panic reaction ect…
6) unacceptable order due to loss of representation liberty economic slavery class ordering by birth or location technological stagnation possibly made permanent for hundreds or thousands of years

im seeing this as the calculated outcome
a whole series of bad things first … but to cut it short…
at best.. dystopia ..
at worst end result

droning down part of the human race essentially dividing it into different parts
thus turning the human race into a insect like hive hierarchical structure
in a genetic age this could end up becoming a physically changed race

will
will

i believe one needs a certain level of intelligence or wisdom to arrive at #6 being that most people do not have that level of intelligence the primary reason that 1 thru 4 are most popular is because

there is no base wisdom to derive the result this type of order would lead to into the future

while people can in time can gain this level of wisdom for most they won't
till they are at least in there 40's or 50's and some
not at all due to the chaotic environment around them
drugged up uneducated drones would never break such a cycle, simply enforce it.

Rickie
Rickie

Where mankind is concerned, things will never change. Its in our nature from the beginning. Genesis One was flawed. After all it was only an experiment instigated by a species of ETs. Bound to have some errors in the program. The Nephilim are trying to put it right by abducting humans in order to create hybrids. Unfortunately, its a slow process and by the time its of value, we may have replaced ourselves with machines. In a sense it is evolution at work. Whenever nature decides a species has run its course, it becomes extinct. Mankind has now speeded up this evolutionary program and we are building our own replacement – sentient robots. Unlike humans such devices are Ideal for space travel.

Anon
Anon

I get everything you are saying… I watched this recently and found myself pausing almost straight after the movie started. The graffiti picture as ‘They Live” appears. I can’t tell you why it happened, I have seen this movie so many times and this was the first time something said “what was that”, So I paused it and there seems to be a lot hidden there. Including the Portal spiral, Injections and IXXI, On the side of the train “Shock Control” to name a few… Cant find anything about the graffiti online.

For those who don’t know. Everything you see in a movie has been placed there, created for the purpose of telling the story!

Mr Bob Dobalina
Mr Bob Dobalina

I loved this movie back in the days of cable tv, oh, still there with cable. There is a good youtube video showing the playing of the star spangled banner back when television would end for the night and it had tons of subliminal messaging such as Obey. I talk to my 7 year old son about things to be aware of and it sounds like a lot of his friend's dads are doing the same. There is a sense in this world that stuff isn't right, people are awakening. But whatever you do don't mention Zionists to people, they don't want to hear that word, they are the chosen and have conditioned this country to look elsewhere for the trouble makers. You can find the quote from some UN stooge saying that to be accepted in the NWO you have to take a Lucferian pledge. I remember years ago inquiring with some masons about joining and the one guy said, "you just have to believe in a higher power, it doesn't have to be God, it could be Lucifer". Yep.

Tesla Hertz
Tesla Hertz

Ther has been proven programming via subliminal methods during the evening sign off, I was surprised to see the frame by frame screen grabs from the original videos, called out and explained on a website. Look for it if you care to.

will
will

let a atheist or if you like mostly one
explain to all you religious pep's a little something about faith

faith is NOT the same as a religion in books written by men

faith IS the process of total disbelief to the point of
having faith in ONLY thing's that one CANNOT deny

bull-shiting your self ergo religion
is the process of swallowing things you know other people are telling you too
when you CAN find doubt in it
yet are TOLD not to question your own rationality and have faith.

this apply's to any deity you pretend you know including satanist's they are equivillent'ly in error
i should remind you it is extremely presumptuous and arrogant to claim you know god
even if you could say you really did without bullshiting yourself

you have as much chance to know god by reading a book about him
as you have about reading a book about me, why cause there isnt one.

Rickie
Rickie

All man-made religion is false. Even the Bible was hijacked by the zealots in order to control the masses. Our true creators, or those who speed-up mankind’s evolution are aliens. The Nephilim.
As to the creator of “everything” Thats is another story.

The Bible is full of contradiction. This is done on purpose. The Bible has nothing to do with man made religion, its a “guide book” for sentient beings.
There are clues everywhere. Even in the first book: Genesis.
The so-called God states… Let us create man in OUR image. Plural, not singular.
For anyone with intelligence , the clues to how and why we came about, are already within that user manual!

kaka collo
kaka collo

keep going guys.this is great work"''

lj@
lj@

See Adorno (philosopher) and is work about Cultural industry and alienation. See also Freud about civilization and repression!

Helgen
Helgen

Awesum movie, thanks for making me aware of it!

JesusKnight
JesusKnight

VC you should try writing about the old t.v. mini-series "V" that involved alien deception too, it was as good as They.

lewis
lewis

Great movie and great article. The film was indeed panned when it came out, one critic describing John Carpenter as trying to "dig deep with a plastic shovel".

Nada
Nada

They Live

We Sleep

Helmuth
Helmuth

Thanks VC. I've just started reading your articles and it re-affirms a lot of what I have come to believe and uncover about what's actually going on. I recently re-watched this. I've watched it once in the early 90's, but it didn't interest me much back then. It was just a standard low-budget movie, that was "a little odd, yet interesting" back then. Then one day about 4 months back, someone brought it up and I went back again to watch it and it apart from the nostalgia, it was truly eye-opening. One thing I'd like to add. I used to play a PC game in the 90's- a 3D first-person shooter(and absolute classic), called Duke Nukem and Duke used the same line throughout the game. Gues what- the game is about Aliens taking over the world, though they weren't too subtle about it; AND sex and violence are quite prominent in the game- being screened everywhere in the game over the media and in advertising. From Billboards, to casinos, to radio, to Television. This game has a lot in common with this movie, apart from the hidden aliens. Also- I think the ridiculousness of the fighting between the 2… Read more »

Brian
Brian

Has anyone noticed that in the title, "They Live," that T = 20th letter of the alphabet and L = 12th letter of the alphabet? Hence 2012?

JMG
JMG

I stumbled upon this site and now I am never, ever leaving! LOL! I remember this movie as a kid being the premise to me getting into research about the Illuminati. This was my first movie on the concept, then my first book was Behold A Pale Horse. I really appreciate you bringing this back to the times now and making the correlation! The other movie in the same vein as this one is probably Dark City where the concept of being "asleep" and "awaken" to the truth is the theme. Maybe you could do a write up on that one day! Thanks!

xiberian czar
xiberian czar

The indeed LIVE & Yet WE (STILL) SLEEP.

TanZ
TanZ

Hey, VC

You should check out the clothing lines "obey" and "supreme" if you haven't done so already. The messages written all over the city behind the glasses reminded me of that. Plenty of kids think it's hip. Literally t-shirts and hats that say "OBEY" on them in capital letters.

Thanks for the article!

Lesley
Lesley

I saw the thumbnail for this article last week and didnt think anything about it. then, I have been seeing "They live" everywhere and discovered a copy of it in my house yesterday when i was cleaning. Coincidence? I think not. At work now but i cant wait to go home and watch it. (Ive never seen it) Proud member of the tinfoil hat brigade. Been awake for six months. 🙂

GagaLover
GagaLover

Did any of this remind you guys of Lady gaga? I you remeber in her Born This Way video she talks about GOAT (Government Owned Alien Territory) and giving birth to a "new race". and there are skeleton faces just like the pictures above. How are all of this related? What is illuminati trying to tell us? Obviously gaga is their messenger having all this in her video. May God help her.

Dexter
Dexter

Nice one, saw this Movie in 88, I was 15 then. Wonder what what VC would make of 'Prince of Darkness' by Carpenter or his very interesting Masters of Horror Episode `Cigarette Burns'.

That, said, why in Hell can there not be ONE SINGLE piece without this blatant religious Propaganda by the Readers. I really wonder if they notice how brainwashed they are themselves.

Rickie
Rickie

Yeah… What is all this about God? Is it Americans who write in this way? If so, wake-up! I thank universe that the UK is now a , mostly, secular country

Shi-shigo
Shi-shigo

You should watch the music video ice age by the airplane boys. There are part of this movie in the video.

John
John

I watched the movie again after many years. What was going on then seems real now. Example: People going from place to place looking for work and protestors being met with violance like the Occupy Movement. Many years ago I laughed it off as science fiction, little did I know. If any of you ever heard of William Cooper he was giving speeches and trying to wake up the public many years ago. He has been forever silenced now, may he RIP.

beccaenz
beccaenz

this has always been one of mine and my husbands favorite movies. since finding this site it seems so real now! what once was silly now seems scary. thanks for reviewing they live! im going to go watch it again right now!!!

John
John

Has anyone did extensive research on the moon and how it is a satellite and was brought here to aid in our deception and not seeing the world as it truly is?

John
John

I read in one of David Icke's books that their left eye is larger than the right eye is one way to distinguish them from normal people, also I saw on a youtube that their eyes blink more frequently. Geez people what can we do to save ourselves? Could there be any "good ET's out there to help us in the battle to come just like in the movie "V"?

Matty
Matty

The irony being that the man had to put a foreign object up to his eyes which obscures his vision to "see" the truth. Many people are wearing their shades, conspiracy theorists just wear a different brand.

sugamari
sugamari

When I first saw They Live all I really remembered from it was the longest fight scene ever and the rowdy roddy from wrestling! Then I forgot about it. I personally began waking up in 2002 and found a reference to the movie from david icke. So I tried to find a dvd copy of it. It was selling on ebay for 120 dollars! It was really rare and really in demand. I wanted to buy it but shortly after that it was reprinted and I found it in walmart for 13 bucks! I wrote a post on it myself called They Live and V are True referencing the Celtic Rebels youtube summation which makes an excellent addendum to this post which was really great btw.

Rickie
Rickie

The fight scene is in there for a very good reason. It turns the movie into a mundane, run of the mill , crackpot flick. The makers cleverly did this in order to pull the wool over they eyes of those that are behind all of the subliminal technology. The serious part of the plot was then dismissed by those with closed-minds. Anyone with an open-mind could look beyond the fight scene and see the truth.
Also, the fight scene portrays the struggle that certain people have in ‘beating’ the controllers.

Deadgirl
Deadgirl

There is a scene in They Live, about 20mins in, where they send a JCB in to knock down a church-It's such a symbolic scene…

195-Hugo's comment

I have been thinking along the same lines recently…

This site is so popular & well known-the "elite" are bound to be aware of it by this stage, so how are we to know that they haven't already taken it over, and are using it to feed us disinformation, and to draw our attention away from the things that they do not want us to know???

Just like 9/11, Bush didn't mind us shouting about the war being a mere guise to invade for oil, because while we were making a huge issue of that, it kept our attention off the fact that they were there for the poppy fields too!!!

The best way to control a population is by having it in a stranglehold via drugs!

Feed them such addictive drugs & they will become so wrapped up in their addiction that they wont even notice whats going on in the "real" world…

jay jay
jay jay

favorite line from movie.. thats like pouring perfume on a pig lol epic

Frank
Frank

I KNEW Rachel Maddow as an alien!

Rilly Rill
Rilly Rill

Oh yeah I definitly have mine on Brother. Props for putting this movie up! I watched this film a few years ago, downloaded it to my Ipod Video but never watched it, until one day I decided to finally check it out. I couldn't believe what I was missing! This movie is too cool! From Martial law, to the sunglasses, to the hidden [behind them glasses] satelite dishes, to the aliens and their transporting tools..There one part u left out(well actually alot, I understand it's because of the short and sweet article obviously) .. the part where the underground "truthers" have chemicals in their church. What do you think about that part? Anyhow.. The message was always clear to me, that there is a secret, hidden part to mankind which the masses do not see. Why can't we ALL put on these glasses? I feel blessed to understand what is going on around me but I want my people to join me. Sadly even my family is brainwashed in front of the TV set, it's a sad sight. This planet has become a sad story man. I'm gonna put this movie on now lol WHILE WE SLEEP, THEY LIVE. Thanx… Read more »

Rickie
Rickie

Chemicals i the church. Give it more thought….

Someone
Someone

VC, do you know the metal band "all shall perish"? I was watching a video of them called Eradication (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFx85CfMvWI).
You can see that this video clears talk about a victim of MK ULTRA.

There apper a girl being tortured in a chair, dolls, and other symbols about mind control.

In the end, the handler is speaking things from a ritual book, and then it "rains" money, as if he was gaining something with the control he has about his victim.

Mk ultra is also in the underground world.

Diane
Diane

I saw this movie years ago. My first thought was "Thank God! Someone else sees what I see every day" that is how blatant I find the Truth. The term "alien" means "of a different character" so I knew immediately what was going on in the movie. I also thought the skeleton deathlike faces of the aliens were a perfect portrayal of the dead souls of these people of a different character. An incredible movie with an incredible message of the TRUTH which will always be uncovered.

Zach
Zach

You guys should do an article on a movie called "The Cabin In the Woods" it's another on of those movies that convey a message about a higher power really please do an article on it.

Kevin
Kevin

Right??! That's what I was saying! That movie was hella disturbing. And stupid for that matter. I'm a huge Whedon fan. But that movie was just retarded. You should definitely do an article on The Cabin In The Woods though, VC!

Lain
Lain

i just found this video en Utube :O

" Have you ever noticed that movie posters tend to look the same? Check out this trend in our ongoing "Movie Poster Trends" series: THE GIANT EYE! Comment below to let us know what your favorite "Giant Eye" poster is. "

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=femol7jgHJU&fe

nick
nick

This is really an eye opener!! How i wish everyone could come here and have their eyes open.. Unfortunately we will have to be like Nada convincing Frank about the truth

birdie
birdie

VC – you left out a small but important detail in your analysis of the film: that is what the sunglasses were actually called in the movie.

They were called "Hoffman lenses."

This name refers to the work of Michael A. Hoffman, Jr. in exposing the Luciferian elite and their plans for the world.

Reading any of Michael A. Hoffman's books would complete one's "awakening" after seeing this film.

Becky
Becky

@A Kid: They are currently selling some hologram bracelets in the supermarket where i usually shop. No clue what this is all about, I am not familiar with this and need to research. They also displayed hologram pictures/films at the Charles de Gaulle airport in France recently.

I don't know if VC already wrote an article about this topic, but there is a rumour on Youtube that there will be a Mega-Ritual at the London Olympics with lots of people dying in a … cough … "terrorist attack".

Another thing: Did any one notice that currently you see a certain type of man in TV adverts repeatedly?? It is a dark haired, slim, young guy, ca. 30 ys old, with a beard. I have my own theorie on this, but pls tell me if you also noticed that.

David
David

Great article as usual. Another good one to write about is "The Network"

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074958/

LordFlasheart
LordFlasheart

I watched this movie because of the VC article! It must mean I am a zombie sheep lol.

Great article Vigilant and I am looking forward to the next one. Good work.

hundun
hundun

Phil Schneider

Paki
Paki

The aliens look oddly similar to the tattoo man in Gaga's "born this way" video !

King Kanti
King Kanti

The people were being controlled by the network of demon beings that exist in the air around us. Just like the illuminati members of today. This movie is one of my favorites!!!!

Mike
Mike

Wow! Demon beings in the air? I'll have whatever you're smoking, ha. Good one.

GLP
GLP

Don't laugh it off because you find it scary. Demons are everywhere.

mike
mike

I laugh it off because I find it funny, not because I find it scary.

TheIlluminatiFAILS
TheIlluminatiFAILS

hm.. Do someone know the name of THE ILLUMINATI leader?? PLZ Also a pic of him!

Sean
Sean

many people do and this is one of the top satanists in the Illuminati, this family financed the start up of the illuminati.

http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/sociopolitica/e

JT
JT

I loved this movie back in the day. I used to watch it every time it aired on HBO, during that time HBO didn't cost you an extra $20 on your cable bill, however, Cinemax and Showtime did, lol. I knew, even as a child, that the movie was portraying the hidden agenda of the elite, however, I just thought it to be mere science fiction since it incorporated aliens. Now that I've read your analysis I see the movie differently. Still entertaining and I will continue to watch it, but with a new perspective. Keep of the good work VC, I truly enjoy your articles. Another thought, has anyone seen this 80s movie where this red dust falls on everyone and kills them or does something to them. In the end only 2 to 4 people remained either in the entire world or just in America. I think the movie eluded to aliens taken over the world, but check it out and see if that movie incorporates another elite hidden agenda.

jennifer brown
jennifer brown

I watched the movie the other night and my stomach sank when the aliens said they'd rule the entire planet by 2025.

theroyalwe
theroyalwe

definitely in need of an article on "Total Recall" when the new one comes out. Not only can you diseminate the original and new one, but you can compare the two… that movie DEFINITELY have major implications… MK-brainwashing, elite rule over oxygen, ummm well you know you could read more into it all obviously….

JT
JT

I've watched that movie a lot when I was a kid. When you start finding out the truth you can't watch movies the same or listen to music the same anymore. I really want to watch the new adaptation of Total Recall because I want to see what the left out and what they incorporated in the new one. I've always believed that movie was strange, but once again they put aliens in it to make it sci-fi.

angie
angie

hi just wondering from what you know – is disney / CIA / govt still doing MK stuff? Or is that a thing of the past? thanks!!

Osiris
Osiris

It's funny because many of the rulers like to wear sunglasses. I'm apparently still alive but their efforts to turn me gay and/or insane are more forceful than ever. Apparently I've been prepped since birth, watching old family videos I saw how I was manipulated. My mother and sister are witches and my father and grandfather are wizards it seems. The demons around me are also interfering with my computer as I type this and my mind is almost going blank but I'm still retaining consciousness (thank god I stopped eating pork and shellfish). The scary thing is this movie portrays the control as a completely sci-fi thing, it is however far more like "fantasy". Here on the West coast in the Bay Area the New World Order is coming in full throttle. Most people seem to be monarched and fit into their respective rolls, not sure how many are masons. When I rode on the bus in one of my recent searches for a non-satanic place everyone on the bus was trying to get me to be a mau5head and I constantly heard Deadmau5's ghosts and stuff in my head, always trying to push it out with some justice… Read more »

AListChris
AListChris

As I read this article I got a pain in my head that lasted for a minute, what was that about?

Chez
Chez

V for Vandetta?

AwakeandMad
AwakeandMad

Great article VC, this is a classic movie that is widely recognized by those that are awake as an allegory for how the New World Order operates. It's about time you got around to reviewing this! I think next you should also do a review of The Matrix. Great job VC!

rikhard
rikhard

does anyone watched the s04e19 of Fringe?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnf4xBNEoPk

we had another dystopian future controled by the observers=watchers=demons

Grace
Grace

sorry folks but this is a literal truth about man/woman like races trying to controll and replace such as out serpentine clan

11:13
11:13

You're a good person VC!

Watching the movie as I type.

TheIlluminatiFAILS
TheIlluminatiFAILS

To: Trinity

haha yea !

Just make an article if you need help people will write down adresses as comments and

feel free to come visit hahah 🙂

Trinity
Trinity

My answer in your own tongue: 😛

awaken
awaken

I totally remember this movie and it never gets old. It kinda reminds me of The Matrix (also heavily littered with symbolism discussed here on this site) which I thought was an updated version of this movie.

Keep it up. 🙂

Emelda
Emelda

I am proud of so many people on this site, and VC, of course.

Just keep up the good work: do your research and change your life acordingly. Open your exes and your MIND. Don't be stubborn and mold the theories according to your views of the world- let the facts and the evidence (a.k.a. the truth) mold your views.

In the end, truth really sets you free. Everything worth fighting for in this world leads you to a harder path, so don't look for an easier life. Look for a better one.

God bless 🙂

River
River

Very similar to Brazil (1985). Should do a review on that one as well.

🙂

Gill
Gill

VG should check out the film Society, this is a movie with dark undertones and a message of its own. The 1989 film ‘Society‘ (directed by Brian Yuzna) is a satire on upper class elitism, but from what is known of illuminati families it could be taken as a disturbing fly on the wall look into the private psycho-satanic lives of the elite oligarchies that yield great power and influence over our planet. The same select bloodlines that have ruled from behind the scenes throughout the ages, with murder, conspiracy and vile debauchery a modus operandi for these self-styled ‘God’s on Mount Olympus’. This movie is not for the faint hearted.

Sam
Sam

Now I need truth-seeing glasses to see more of what "the elite" is secretly doing behind the world's back.

But overall this article can definitely elaborate more on the hidden things that are underground and possibly staring right at me in the face.

I'll continue to look out for more evil devices that "they" are pulling off

Kevin
Kevin

CABIN IN THE WOODS. Look into that movie, VC. I'm dead serious about this… I just got finished seeing it in theaters and Joss Whedon has really outdone himself on this one. Illuminati/occult~wise.

The movie honestly sucked as a whole, in my opinion though. But that's neither here nor there.

Just look it up!

a_Concerned_mamma
a_Concerned_mamma

Ok please forgive me IF Im not doing this right… this is my first time to post to this site… I was turned onto it about 6 months ago, and since have frequented it anytime I have come across something in the media that seemed questionable. Tonight I took my daughters and their friend to see CABIN IN THE WOODS… was really a dumb movie but it was full of stuff… blood sacrifices… mind controll… government conroll… big brother… YOU NAME IT WAS THERE… please check this out, give us some more insight. On another note I just want to say that Im so thankful for this site… Im a mom of 6 (HIS, MINE, and OURS) and Im raising them all. as a christian that believes in the FULL GOSPEL I am fully aware that there is most def a whole other world that we do not see that has alot of pull on what goes into our minds. even though we cannot change much, and as some people have already said… that we shouldnt consume ourselves with worry or Fear… BUT it is very important to stay and be informed on what is happening… For example the other… Read more »

BAM
BAM

Some more relative things about "They Live", When the guy that sold out was giving Nada and Frank the tour of the underground base he said they were changing the climate to fit their needs, which I think relates to HAARP and chemtrails. And obviously the underground base could represent the underground Denver airport project. Thanks for giving this flick its due, it is one of my favorites.

chocoholic
chocoholic

In the 1996 movie "The Arrival" which stars Charlie Sheen, it's also about aliens in human disguise taking over the Earth by causing global warming.

Inquiring Mind
Inquiring Mind

Yup. "The Arrival" is a must see with the exact same themes as in "They Live". "Anonymous Rex", "V", "Midnight Meat Train", "Dark City" and "Decoys" are very similar as well. The best place to present truth as fiction has always been through movies and or books promoted as 'fantasy'.

somebody
somebody

have you seen the I.T crowd this is so stupid but now I realized there's a reference of this movie in one chapter of the show. that phrase I came here to kick ass … haha sorry

Cam
Cam

How the network works. Ever noticed how all the major supermarkets have mass media trash at the checkout lines? This space could be used to promote food products but a significant amount of space is given to reinforcing soulless celebrities and politicians. You can't avoid it and everyone goes to shop for food so they get the largest possible invasion of the human mind. You will never notice a headline about integrity or truth only about endless trash. That's the way it's meant to be. It's strategic. The Hive works in consort to bombard you endlessly with Nada.

YODY
YODY

Thank u for posting this, i saw this movie about 3 months ago & i caught it in the middle & when i saw it, i was like, WOW…..In plain sight!!!! I was searching for the name of this movie & u posted it!!!! Thanks Vigilant!!!!! :)….This movie is the serious TRUTH!!!

jellypop
jellypop

Hello mr VC (and your company)! You've done a really great job exposing all the crap that's going on in the industry. I honestly appreciate your interest to wake us up. I've read almost all of your articles so far (it took me 2 years of research)and I must admit that I believe a great deal of it is true. Now I have a little question for you: HOW COME THEY DIDN'T COME FOR YOU? I mean they must know someone (actually many more) are exposing their schemes to the public. So are you safe? Why? I mean I really hope you are, but it's kind of suspicious to me. PLEASE ANSWER! DEFEND YOURSELF! I will always be a fan, though..

TheIlluminatiFAILS
TheIlluminatiFAILS

To: Jellypop

I also want to know how VC hides…PLEASE answer us Vc!!!!

But I think that he IS safe as long as illuminati don't get his name

or picture/ID.

But I must admit that when VC didn't post a new article in 3 months

I though they caught him lol..

Stop giving me heart attacks =3=

Anyway I hope that VC will answer.. But

Hey! Would that be safe? I mean the Internet

is not safe anymore. I think that they know about this site

but only 40% knows this site. And I'll bet that they also

keep an eye on our comments.

The earth as we know it is about to end!

And a new world (NWO) will begin.

Trinity
Trinity

We can always him in our house basements if the situation deteriorates. Provided he is nice.

Rickie
Rickie

To stop from being seen. Practice “The Glamour” Its not magic or technology, its the art of deception. I can stand next to you and you wouldn’t see me if I didn’t want you too. Anyone can learn how to do this. Part of it is to ensure you don’t stand out in a crowd..Th Glamour.
It does take time and patience to learn.

Mr. Salty
Mr. Salty

Just as safe as any other disinformation agent would be…hmmm. Magicians are great at sleight of hand — they focus your attention on one thing while doing another. I've often wondered about your concerns as well. Why only focus on the entertainment industry…those headline while news of: *Domestic drones being launched across the US equipped with surveilance *Russian and American troops staging an exercise TOGETHER at the end of the month in Colorado *The NDAA bill that has passed Congress allowing them to pick us up off the street for suspicious activity ranging from yawning to shifting your eyes back and forth *The Supreme Court ruling that strip searches be mandatory for things as simple as traffic stops All take a backseat or are second tier news stories. This is why no one wises up…because we should fear the big bad entertainment industry not the real life s**t that is much more important. I hope enough people see this post before the plug gets pulled on it and goes down the memory hole along with other posters' who want to know what exactly we have to fear from actors, musicians, and the rest of Hollyweird. I think I'm more afraid… Read more »

DC
DC

Nice article for those still in doubt. Kind of obvious for those who were aware, but always worth writing/talking about it, thanks!

Also check out this very beautiful & funny French movie 'La Belle Verte' (The Green Beautiful). Next to 'They Live' I think it is one of the best movies that reveal the truth.

The quality isn't great, but you can watch it online for free (French w/ English subtitles):

A short teaser: http://vimeo.com/39152754

Here's the whole film: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLUF2Cz504U&fe

Enjoy!!

So bloody obvious
So bloody obvious

The Hunger Games – Olympics 2012

Contagion – European Championship 2012

Ukraine outbreak of measles. Ukraine to host Euro 2012

Hunger Games trailer – "The games will change everyone"

The Olympics will change everyone

Oblyvion
Oblyvion

I thought the same, the "Olympic" games will change everything. The Hunger games. Famine, pestilence, war and death. The final stage for the simphony of Apocalypse begins this year.

Omax
Omax

I saw this movie in the theater. Cool to see it getting so much attention these days. Most likely because people realize the movie is not fictional.

Rickie
Rickie

Only those with an open mind are aware.

mnava
mnava

Some folks say it's (movies, tv, music, ect) is just entertainment:

Enter (come into)

Tain (to possess)

Ment (a state of)

Otherwise to come into, possess & to keep an individual in a state of possession as a fan of said entertainer (idol, icon, star, celebrity) or entertainment.

To be a host for wicked fallen spirits via one's own consciousness.

To act out on said fanatical impulses contained within said entertainment or promoted by said entertainer under the guise of artistic expression.

-IceManLikeGervin (youtube comment)

Mike
Mike

How does "Tain" mean to own? So no entertainment is good? What a miserable way to live…

j casey
j casey

Is it just coincidence or am I right to suggest that there was something significant about the glasses being manufactured IN A CHURCH???

Sick, Sad World
Sick, Sad World

Total coincidence. When was the last time the truth was told in a church? How awesome would that be? Or did you not notice that they have us worshipping a white man with blue eyes (Horus anyone?)…Christ was Hebrew and Jewish men are not supposed to have long hair unless they were married. Also, there is no "J" in the Hebrew, Latin or Greek alphabet. It is too much of a coincidence that "Jesus," Mithras and Horus all have two syllables that end in a vowel and the letter "s." Christ's name was Yahushua, not "Jesus." In Project Monarch, "Jesus" is the name of a powerful demon that keeps many victims in bondage, which is why the Catholic Church just loves that we are all worshipping him. Justin Bieber and Katy Perry both have "Jesus" tattoos. Also, many victims of p********a have told therapists that they have memories of being raped by Santa Clause, Mickey Mouse and "Jesus," which is described as the typical long-haired, European looking guy.

Sick, Sad World
Sick, Sad World

Let us also not forget that in the film, the church was only a front…the worshippers and praisers inside were not real, they were a pre-programmed audio loop. The preacher in the film was also completely blind, with or without the sunglasses.

spanishgirl
spanishgirl

the first thing recognized was his name "nada" meaning nothing, exactly what the elite see us as.You can see this movie free on youtube here : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZaB2jpPVLU

TheIlluminatiFAILS
TheIlluminatiFAILS

Now i read the article, and i must admit i got mad >:( It makes me ( even though i can't ) form an alliance over 10000 people and just go war with the illuminati. Because every minute pass us by doesn't matter but for them they get one step closer to rule the world. I think we have TO ONE DAY step up or form an alliance and just kill forexample George Bush lol. I hate that guy, there is just something about him. I've always found him one of the "aliens". But back to the article: The flying camera really scared me. I actually "woke up" because i never in my wildest imagination though we could create such a thing. And now i heard we already got it?! I think my donkey fainted hahah. Anyways Illuminati will FAIL one day, maybe not now, tomorrow but in the future. Even though GOD is strongest, i still question myself why they challenge him so much? I heard that Illuminati is planning a big event this year, specially on OL 2012 Something bad is going to happen. Anyways, nice article – 10/10 stars 😉 "People must wake up, before it's too… Read more »

Trinity
Trinity

"Even though GOD is strongest, i still question myself why they challenge him so much?"

Probably they're too brainwashed and lack some kind of sensibility to see the woods from the trees. Not all people share the same aptitudes.

Mike
Mike

Totally agree! Belief in God/gods is just a holdover from our tribal days…thankfully, people are finally realizing this and moving on with their lives without the need to pray to an invisible man in the sky anymore…I mean, really.

C&E
C&E

This world is so corrupt its ridiculous..thats why i will never vote for any of these phony politicians. Apparently there was a illuminati card game out in 1995 that predicted these horrible events (9/11, pentagon attack, fema camps,etc) its shocking i suggest ppl check it out its hard to deny the illuminati is fake after seeing this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiwF_aEp4YI

Rickie
Rickie

The world isn’t corrupt. It is factions of mankind that is corrupt.

mixman4000
mixman4000

"I wear my sunglasses at night,

so I can see the light

that's right before my eyes"

-Corey Hart

Alexander Backman
Alexander Backman

I found the smoking gun here guys….

REAL subliminal message 'KILL' caught accidentally (DISTURBING)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZetWj4W4t1Q

Kevin
Kevin

DUDE! I like JUST saw this movie for the first time a couple months ago! I loved it. But also found it oddly relatable to our day & age. It's crazy that you posted an article on it VC. Thank you!

j casey
j casey

It's also interesting that Holly seems so lifeless throughout the film, almost as if she's in a daze. Could it be that the aliens have hypnotized her as a means of coercing her into doing their will? They Live is a ridiculously bad movie, but John Carpenter is no fool and you can bet he knew exactly what he was doing as well as the message he was sending. I'd say it was prophetic but such mind control was just as prevalent in the 80s (maybe even more so).

PhiloSophia
PhiloSophia

Oliver Stone has produced a made for TV miniseries called, "Wild Palms", which addressed how the masses are controlled by (holographic) television, politics and religion.

Here is the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhTtaS3QFmU

Here is Part One: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqbdA0gMq64&fe

Commit yourself to watching the whole thing! The ideas conveyed in the miniseries are conveyed slowly and incrementally. Brace yourself!

Itsover4us
Itsover4us

This is exactly what David Icke was exposing in his books and interview about the illuminati and the reptilian race that is ruling us in disguise…read about it u will be surprised…

alycan
alycan

Seriously guys, we all need live anew for everyone of us. So, when the dust settles and the war has ended lets preserve somethings for a new start. Something like the following:

http://www.thevenusproject.com/

Or just an other elite way to screw us over? Cause this thing gets rid of capitalism and greed, doesn't sound very Illuminati to me.

PC
PC

This is actually what the elite want for themselves…..without us.

Sandra
Sandra

to the quote "I do not like this one little bit." That is the fish from the Cat in the Hat. That is an interesting reference to me because the fish was warning the children about the Cat, to get rid of it. The Cat pretty much then to show the kids he is really a good guy then plays a game that pretty much is trying to kill the fish. Than the fish orders him to leave and he refuses to, and then he brings out two people that look like children called thing 1 and thing 2, obviously calling something that looks like a child and keeping them in boxes, that is disturbing. Also they have really big hair and special costumes showing they are somehow different or maybe that is what makes it more acceptable. Dr. Seuss was a free mason. Also, it is an example of a book everyone loves and never looks at it more than face value but could have a hidden meaning within it. I am not sure if this was intentional.

Hodiș Daniel
Hodiș Daniel

Interesting thing…i just found out about and watched this movie last week and you write an article about it a week later.

SherifollowsYeshua
SherifollowsYeshua

A lot of people have said that I think that's what we call collective conciousness

NukeXtreme
NukeXtreme

I gotta say, for the first time since coming to this site I'm beginning to see a pattern here. I still think there's a lot of unhealthy paranoia going round on this site but its hard to deny the fact that something is definitely amiss. I just saw this movie called Beastly and I was blown away by how horrible it was. The acting was bad, the story was cliche and everything was just wrong. I looked it up on Wikipedia and was shocked to find out that most critics did not tear it a new one. I mean, The Last Airbender got a harsher review and this movie was way worse. I don't know if they were biased based on the fact that Vanessa Hudgens and Mary-Kate Olsen were in it. I just found it weird.

I haven't seen 'They Live' but I've seen clips of it in some conspiracy videos and it caught my attention. It seems possible that the stuff in the movie is happening today. Would be scary if its all true though I really hope it isn't.

hoffmanlenses
hoffmanlenses

Ha, figures it'd be something like this.

TheIlluminatiFAILS
TheIlluminatiFAILS

OMG VC.

I haven't read the article yet ( DOING IT TONIGHT ) BUT WHERE THE HELL have you been?!

though illuminati killed you LOL- at least give us a sign your alive o_o' I'm glad you made a new article means your ok. Anyway

Me and my donkey will read the article tonight – i'll comment later guys i don't got time now <3

Beardyboo
Beardyboo

If anyone has not yet seen this, then I shall provide the link to it on google video.

Enjoy 🙂

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-90053677

erica
erica

Woah! Never saw that movie but great recap. I wonder how many other old movies/songs have this. Like Total Recall for example.

Heard a new Taylor Swift song where she sings "keep your eye, eyes open". Would love your take on that song!

Ohio Croatian
Ohio Croatian

VC,can you comment on Arne Duncan the head of the U.S. Department of Education.He sounds like he wants to use our schools to socially engineer students for the N.W.O.

waking wanderer
waking wanderer

Ron Paul 2012!

Ohio Croatian
Ohio Croatian

Never saw it but,sounds like a cool movie.

Nada
Nada

"T.H.E.Y are safe as long as T.H.E.Y are not discovered, that is their primary method of survival. Keep us asleep keep us selfish keep us sedated."

"T.H.E.Y are dismantling the sleeping middle class. More and more people are becoming poor. We are their cattle. We are being bred for slavery. We could be pets, we could be food, but all we really are is livestock."

Outside the limit of our sight, feeding off us, perched on top of

us, from birth to death, are our owners ! Our owners !

T.H.E.Y have us. T.H.E.Y control us ! T.H.E.Y are our masters !

Wake up ! They're all about you ! All around you !

"The poor and the underclass are growing. Racial justice

and human rights are non-existent. T.H.E.Y have created a

repressive society and we are their unwitting accomplices."

" They Live and We Sleep, You Starve and They Eat !!! "

&dagger ;http://www.TheyLiveandWeSleep.com&dagger;

KyleBlun
KyleBlun

I saw a video of David Icke talking about the film a while back. He has a more literal interpretation of the movie. He believes that there are actually beings from another dimension that are controlling things here and the moon is the where their signal transmitter is located that is blinding us from the truth. He goes on to justify this claim by asking the question, "why have we not gone back to the moon since the first landing in the 60s". He believes that when the Americans landed they discovered this plot and where threatened by the beings there and never went back. What do you guys think?

Ted
Ted

I think there might be too much evidence of Alien technology on the Moon and there would be no way to keep it a secret with a public moon occupation?

SherifollowsYeshua
SherifollowsYeshua

Hmmmmm interesting, very interesting (pulls at imaginary goatee beard)

Paul
Paul

Its interesting to note that we have satellites traversing our solar system, perhaps in the thousands, capturing pictures of solar flares, other planets such as Mars, yet we 'fail' to orbit one around the moon to see whats on the other side. And, still the masses accept whatever reasons they are given by NAZA, er, I mean NASA.

vixy
vixy

Been a long time since I saw this movie and this was my first thought.

anii
anii

why worry of what will happen, its already happening im from a small town and theres a masonic place and in our mall theres the pyramid with the eye ontop all over the place its happening already.

just pray to god and he will save you, simple as that theres no need to go crazy.

God wants to save you just allow him to

plain and simple, its hard to now in days but thats because the enemy has his plans as well start off by getting off of facebook and start living a new life.

God love you don't let him go.

darklite
darklite

Long been one of my favorite movies. I knew, from the moment I first watched it, what it was about.

As the years have gone by, it's taken on even greater meaning. "C'mon boys?! Everyone wants a taste of the good life. You can have it too!" Yes…now we can all see where such avarice has taken us all.

Try to get a DVD-formatted copy of this movie for your library. I did but it wasn't easy.

Peace to all good souls who honor the dream of life…

X
X

May I recommend checking out and researching the fenomenal TV-series MillenniuM (Chris Carter's)?

Illuminati Agenda
Illuminati Agenda

One of my favorite movies for obvious reasons!

Agent_Smith
Agent_Smith

I wonder how John Carpenter got this movie made. The tone, the anti-capitalist, anti-US message is very strong. Wonder how it made to the cinemas(and is still around these days).

Trinity
Trinity

He's a part of the same. That's how he made it. Another conniving one methinks.

darklite
darklite

The movie is neither anti-capitalist or anti-US. It is more anti-globalist than anything else.

Rob
Rob

Very true. Much of the garbage that has come out of Holly-wierd through the years has been riddled with anti-American and illuminati messages and symbology. It abounds in Disney flicks. Walt was a 33 degree mason. 2001: A Space Odyssey is another glaring example. Once you understand the symbology, you see it EVERYWHERE. These days it is very obvious, yet most folks are still ignorant.

ok then
ok then

"not anti-capitalist", because capitalism is a rational behavior and always innocent, right? You must be a worshiper of the almighty dollar.

Harlequin Nameless
Harlequin Nameless

Nice name, Shamael (if that is your real name, heh heh).

I have had my glasses on for years and have been persecuted for it. but "Blessed are the persecuted, for theirs is the kingdom of god…"

Jammie
Jammie

I wanna see this movie.I'll try and find it on Netflix.

Randall
Randall

It's free on the net.

Jammie
Jammie

Impressive article VC !!! I have my glasses on and I'm 17.I have had them on for a year now I'm trying to get my mom to put them on too.But it's so hard.

Watcher
Watcher

Great movie solely on message.

BTW– Studio 54 slipped past me.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Thank you VC the article

Someonewhocares
Someonewhocares

I didn't think VC would sign onto the alien conspiracy…and I was right!

Lim Lynn
Lim Lynn

Reminds me those Skull looking people looks like demon possessed people after they sold their Souls to Satan.

Inquiring Mind
Inquiring Mind

"I didn’t think VC would sign onto the alien conspiracy…and I was right!"

Like it or not, this is where the trail of evidence leads. Pick up one of David Icke's books if you want the bigger picture.

Truth is
Truth is

After reading all these articles, who votes in an election?!?

Gill
Gill

Interesting read, thanks VC.

They Live is also getting the remake treatment, which is unsurprising. The illuminati do love to rub are faces in their agenda on a day–to day basis.

ShiningBrownEyes
ShiningBrownEyes

The ending showed that any "average" citizen can make a huge difference! Let this be a strength that any action can cause a doppelganger, butterfly affect that can bring this system down and bring justice to planet Earth!

Truth is
Truth is

Btw, this is powerful "……Keep us asleep, keep us selfish, keep us sedated."

Great analogy VC

rikhard
rikhard

i watched this movie several years ago and recently i fast forward it via youtube and thought that it could make a good VC article… cool!

interesting that VC posted it only two days after i heard this interview:

Revelations of a Mother Goddess – David Icke – full version – YouTube http://goo.gl/nPfpT

maybe the movie is not far from the truth although what she calls potato i call it tomato….meaning aliens=demons

Truth is
Truth is

"I'm here to kick ass and chew bubble gum … and I'm all out of bubble gum". LOL Best.quote.ever!!

Be Vigilant
Be Vigilant

I'm deeply ashamed that being such a Rowdy Roddy Piper fan as a kid, that I did not see this movie! Have to rent this now!

Be Vigilant
Be Vigilant

"lackluster acting", Roddy… say it ain't so!

ShiningBrownEyes
ShiningBrownEyes

I think the shades represent the third eye. The pineal gland activating so that you can see beyond this reality. To see these "beings" as they are!

M@ster
M@ster

Are you sure you want bubblegum !?

bright light
bright light

You can give me a full pack!

lightbulbsocket
lightbulbsocket

So, if the lead character's name is Nada, and nada is a synonym for nothing, and Nada stops the aliens, which are a metaphor for the global elite, does that mean the message of this film is that nothing can stop the global elite? I mean, what else would the reason be?

Trinity
Trinity

The elite will be stopped eventually, after a lot of hassle/grief and tears. Nothing lasts forever.

Stacey
Stacey

It's symbolic to me that Carpenter cast a white man and a black man that in the beginning are at odds with each other, fighting each other but, then become united realizing they are BOTH being manipulated, both being controlled, used, to hate and destroy each other. Let's hope our future includes a United Front for all Mankind.

Kushite Prince
Kushite Prince

I saw this at the movies when it came out. My cousin and I were blown away! I thought it was a great sci-fi film. I didn't catch alot of the messages at the time. I wasn't aware of secret societies back then. But looking back now—it's a really revolutionary film. I just went because I was a Roddy Piper fan.lol

Don'y Worry abo
Don'y Worry abo

I love this site, keep up the great work. thanks for making me use the brain i was given.

Truth Hunter
Truth Hunter

Exactly my point on my last post "aliens among us" where aliens always seem to control humans and to rule the world, showing us their fake humanity from the outisde, hiding their true agenda from the inside.

Just curious about one thing, if the media nowadays is controlled generally and hollywood mostly by the elite, how can they allow such movies to be watched in public and spreading somehow a clear message of their existance,if they want to be hidden, I know that they like to show it to us in our faces and laugh at our ignorance, but at the other hand they should be aware and I think that they were aware of the outcome of their hidden messages and meaning.

I'm just wondering, maybe an answer is known by most of u and I don't know it, just to make things clear to me.

They live analysis answered all the questions needed about the new world order and the illuminati agenda.

SherifollowsYeshua
SherifollowsYeshua

I think the term hidden in plan sight is applicable here. The sad thing is us truthseekers are ridiculed. Among my close groups of friends I am the only person whose eyes have been opened. We truly are the minority and are dimissed by the elite and perpertraed as crazy etc.

so they laugh a dn say to themselves look we put the truth in front of them so many times and they still do not see and continue to be our slaves

Maurice Rose
Maurice Rose

"They Live" – 1988

"Conan the Barbarian" – 1982 (written by Oliver Stone)

– Why is there a Snake Cult?

– Why does the leader of the Cult transform (shapeshift) into a giant snake?

– Why was Conan "crucified" on a tree, the Tree of Woe?

– Why is there a reference to the Stepps? Is the Barbarian living with Mongols?

– Why does Conan claim that should he die, he would have to go before his god Crom in "Valhalla"?

– Why was the voice of Darth Vader (James Earl Jones) cast as cult leader Thulsa Doom?

– Why is Doom's headquarters called the Temple of Set?

– Why did Conan's dead girlfriend, Valeria, reappear as a Valkyrie?

They Live
They Live

Two Words: "Fallen Angels"

Rickie
Rickie

Landing Aliens

rose from massachuse
rose from massachuse

I saw this when it came out years ago. I loved it. It was a great movie. They should put it back in the theaters. They put the silly Titanic movie back in theaters, why not this movie? Not only does it have a message, it's darned funny and entertaining.

Lucy
Lucy

There is a reason for the Titanic being in the movie theatres again…

1. They put the Titanic movie back in the theatres for a reason. A great ship sinking, the end of something old, something unsinkable. Is this the sinking of America? Did not most settlers arrive on ships to realize their dreams and experience freedom? What is to come in its place?

2. January 13 (Satanic New Year) The Costa Concordia crashes on jagged rocks. The destruction of the Costa Concordia may represent European markets (had 13 decks and some were named after EU countries). The name Concordia was intended to express the wish for "continuing harmony, unity, and peace between European nations.'

3. And most recently, the destruction and sinking of the Japanese Ghost ship also this year! Representing the total Destruction of Japan?

Three ships 'sinking' due to catastrophe. There is definitely a connection!

GiggedandBladed
GiggedandBladed

There is no such thing as a Satanic New Year…just FYI.

ILLUMI-NATION
ILLUMI-NATION

im surprised the author forgot to mention how the movie starts off!!!

RRP begins by walking off a set of train tracks. this is a symbol of someone who come from a different "space and time"

Stacey
Stacey

Good observation.

Could also mean someone waking up, veering off the tracks, not following the planned course, breaking away. Trains only really go in one direction…

Not having a One Track Mind.

Rickie
Rickie

Not really. Its just, usually, the shortest route between places.

Sick, Sad World
Sick, Sad World

Thanks for stealing another article. I appreciate it.

Lucy
Lucy

I would like to know more about the background for this movie; who produced it – their connection to the 'Information." That being said, it was this very movie I presented to my younger family members a few years ago to open their eyes a bit – and it worked! It was Movie Night and I just pointed out the parallels with today. It was entertaining to watch without being heavy and dull. It worked; they continue to share it with all their friends! I have said this on the Hulu thread; Get the Hell Away from digital TVs and other dirty electronic devices! Ever wonder why digital TVs suddenly appeared in every bar, restaurant, bus/train station; every airport? Pretty much every where you find yourself there is the digital distraction, why? Who is behind this? They are! I have entered restaurants only to change my mind when I see a slew of TVs on every wall. I kindly let the staff know why I am not going to spend my money there; as I do not wish to subject myself to 'dirty electricity.' Anything to open their minds a bit – create a 'New Domain of Knowing'. We all… Read more »

turnkey
turnkey

you are not alone.

Aidan
Aidan

I find it so strange that I got this movie just yesterday after hearing of it for the first time yesterday. Idid a search for 'top 10 illuminati movies' and came upon a list, this was number 1. I'm now watching Pacino and Crowe in "The Insider".

Speaking of "They Live", that has got to be one of the most quotable movies. And that part where' nada' is trying to get his black workmate/friend to look in the glasses was frustrating. Frustrating because people are really like that; even when they have the opportunity to have the truth, they'd rather be in the dark.

Overall, good movie. I'd recommend it.

Heather
Heather

i saw once the scene of the magazines, and i was wondering in what movie is it, thank u VC, that was a really great analysis!!

and i really want that truth-seeing sunglasses!!!

kowloon son
kowloon son

Nice review. I'm suprized you didn't leave passing comment to the final scene where an alien is interbreeding with a human being (which could have been a prelude to a sequel) but maybe that subject is even too controversial for VC! The ending of the film could have been described with more detail such as the meaning of the part where human beings are seen packing their bags and being transported to faraway worlds, but a great analysis otherwise. Keep up the good work.

haa
haa

I was surprised this wasn't up here a while ago.

Classic 80s movie…one of the best fight scenes ever.

Shamael
Shamael

It is with many "fun" that I come back to this site and see that the hide and seek game of "the magicians" is still actual. The world and the whole universe is made of 3 energies, +, -, 0. All is based on that and the 0 or neutral is the container of the 2 others. Positive and negative, in a human body are Adam, Testosterone, Eve, Estrogen. This refers to 2 forces, strong force or other side of the force, is negative, female. Weak force is positive, male. The positive is always attracted by the negative and when they join, the positive collapses. Look how a female attracts the male and after the act, how the male libido collapses and female continues to go for more and more. That is "the law of Jupiter" shown on Jupiter's seal, the skull and bones. Determining are the 2 bones, X, or X-tos, the Christ. It shows us how the 2 forces cross each other and lead to destruction. In hebrew, the strong force is called "the other side" or in there language, "Shaitan", Satan. For sure, matter is limited in time and matter is made out of 2 forces, and… Read more »

Lim Lynn
Lim Lynn

VC forgotten to show the picture where the fallen angels or interdimensional beings move from one place to another for instance teleporting to other planets. I like the deciphering Advertisement when Nada was looking at the Advertisement Boards with his new Sunglasses.

Lim Lynn
Lim Lynn

Youtube.com/watch?v=ZetWj4W4t1Q

A lady took picture just behind the TV found subliminal message.
http://stineheid.com/The-REALITY-behind-the-story
About Subliminal Message similar to They Live.

Nikki
Nikki

I haven't seen the film, but it surprises me how people still think there is no link between politics and the media? They go hand in hand and politicians/the elite will always manipulate the media in order to push their own ideas about how the world should function. The media is our controller and it in turn is controlled by the elite. Yet we take it as it comes and eat it up! I couldn't comment on the Hunger Games story, but what I walked away with after watching that movie was this very thing… That the media holds a very strong position in our lives and the structure of the society in the Hunger Games is not far off our world today… the only difference is that the reality show includes real deaths! Otherwise there is no real difference. Those in the media (celebs, politicians etc) push what those on top of them want… fashion, television, lifestyles… and so on. There is no ideal in this world and people should live their lives without feeling they need to fit some sort of mould. Therein true freedom and no fear lies. —- There is no fear in love. But perfect… Read more »

Nadia
Nadia

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com

What kind of Android game is this?

SICK.

JamesWatchman
JamesWatchman

Yuck… and all the games have an eye in a pyramid..

Rickie
Rickie

Then…stop playing the games! Its up to you! They do carry subliminal info as does a lot of music.

theseeker
theseeker

Yaaay! Reaaly love the way this movie covers what's hidden in the world about the "illuminati". Great that you have covered this film!

racqs
racqs

has anyone seen the 'One World' Airlines? American Airlines is even in partnership with them…

Ketka Zva
Ketka Zva

what if this movie is a dis-informative one, considering that Hollywood lets it being viewed?

you know, like the others with Dan Brown and treasure hunting and such.

Geez
Geez

take a look on Icke's stuff and/or Matrix V book, you'll figure it all out… (I really recommend the latter one)

"…you can show the people exactly how it goes on, and they'll never believe it…"

Trommy
Trommy

Excellent review! I think I'd seen bits of the film on TV before but last year I watched it in full. I never knew the origins of Duke Nukem's one liner prior to 2011! Again, great review. Thanks!

Lisa
Lisa

Great article as always. But when it comes to things like these, and though I believe in how deceptive this world can be, I'd reckon the rest of us live in moderation, and that is to say, we shouldn't go to the extremes i.e. watch ALL the TV!, or watch NO TV at all. We should neither be sheep, nor frogs in the well. While most of us may be easily bought into consumerism and what not, the rest of us who choose to be much too cynical for our own good, will just stay this way: cynical. What good the world does bring will never be seen and that's just not the way I feel. Let's not live in depression and skepticism. Being smart about these things don't mean we gotta stop watching TV, use the internet or buy stuff. Entertainment can be to our best interest e.g. listening to good music that soothes the soul and makes us happy. What I believe we should all do, is to keep being informed and get our morals and ethics right. Once we've got these things straight, I doubt a simple television commercial or some Presidential speech can ever shake us.… Read more »

PC
PC

Even 1 drop of poison diluted in 99 drops of entertainment (TV), will still kill you.

Not to mention the fact TV's are setup to induce Alpha waves…..so the message (poison) slips right in.

NO Television is safe to watch unless at great need.

Take 9/11….they fed off of everyone's fear and horror…..

Something multi-dimensional is going on…..this is no joke.

Lisa
Lisa

I get your drift… But I believe being AWARE and LEARNED is best. If we avoided media altogether, we may end up believing the next piece of news we hear from someone or something or someplace because we've become ignorant, which will be ironic because we're all aiming for vigilance. It's not the media itself that is evil, it is how they're used to serve one's agenda. There are lots of great examples where media is used well and for good cause. Already the Internet is a media source, but by way of websites like VC, it is used well. Sometimes, it helps to look at things a little more objectively, as hard as it may be.

pancho aston villa
pancho aston villa

check out john carpenters assault on precinct 13 original 70s version not the crappy new one, its very underrated

Queen
Queen

Honey John Carpenter will always be the best! He was like a prophet?! I agree with you!

Rickie
Rickie

Not a prophet – as there is no such thing. He’s just “enlightened” and open to the fact that nothing is impossible. he is also “open” to information download from the Nephilim.
Some of the great inventors were also open to the Nephilim.

Harper
Harper

Dear VC, I hope you read my gratitude as I post. But, I desire to state it ten fold now! Thank you so much for this one! This is the first review of any movie so far that I have actually gone and watched the movie. I enjoyed your review so much, I immediately went to YouTube. The entire movie is there to view for free. I have be trying to encourage people to stop watching all these movies, music videos, awards shows, etc. But this is a movie to watch! So many people here are making statements that they feel helpless. They feel as though they are one person in a crowd of sheeple, mocked when they shine the light of truth. It is dishearting, and the more alive we become out of slumber and find movement, the more overwhelming it is. We all inherently know our government has the mighty power of the military industrial complex…weapons of terror. I really do think maybe there is a shock factor deep inside each of us at a subconscious level that if we piss them off, they will anileate us all. Maybe this is why so many of the sheeple trust… Read more »

SherifollowsYeshua
SherifollowsYeshua

Harper your posts on this have resonated with my soul.

Thank you

Sam
Sam

Your comment just sums it all up Harper

Thank you

joe
joe

many thanks …. i just posted something a bit negative but your response has pepped me up 🙂

MalcolmO
MalcolmO

I wanted to see this when it promo'd. I did see it when it opened and liked it but not as much as I'd expected too. Thing is, it's even more apt now, 24 years later! It fits now better than it fitted then. A stunning realization! It's as if Carpenter accurately saw today 24 years ago. Cogitate on THAT, folks!

Lacerta
Lacerta

Indeed, when i try to explain things to my friends about freemasonry and the illuminati, some of them become frustrated and look at me like im some kind of a schizo. Only about 3 out of 10 listens to me, and only 1 out of 3 understands. But i never give up and i bring up the subject whenever the timing is right. Oddly enough, one of my friends works at a major bank (he gives out loans to corporations) and he understands everything i talk about, and agrees to most parts. He says that if he could talk about the stuff he comes across every day, i would have a lot of conspiracy theories to work with… He showed me a graph of gold market prices and sales and how they changed in the last couple of years, and he said: "they are planning something big". Another one of my friends is a computer engineer and has been working for Morgan Stanley for a few years. He was responsible for the maintanence of company servers. I have talked to him about the global elite controlling the masses, and he just wouldnt believe me. He said that im a tinfoil-hat… Read more »

PC
PC

Dont waste your time on the 7 that are too far gone, rather find New friends that are receptive.

One only has so much time on this earth…..to do the right thing. Dont waste it trying to pull an ass……exercise in futility.

Paul the Roman
Paul the Roman

Lacerta? Surley not the reptilian Lacerta that gave the youtube interview a few years ago. No? Well that's good. You know, reading some of these comments certainly paints a vivid picture of the various and complex opinions and attitudes which still exist in America today. Yet the sense of frustration and futility that I get seems to speak to a weariness pervading the world. Are folks ultimately responding to the extensive violence and cruelty we see around us? Are these truly the "last days" written about in scripture, signaling an end to mankinds time upon the earth? I don't know, but if I choose to stop watching television, going to see Hollywood movies, eating fast food and drinking tap water and sodas while at the same time reading more about new truths being discovered everyday and arming myself with useful knowledge about a different way of living, a better way, than I may finally discover that I am feeling something that I've been missing all these years. Something that awakens a feeling of purpose and unity and yes, even a feeling of love for my fellow human beings. Wake up indeed and long live Mr. Carpenter and his quirky movies.… Read more »

degunk
degunk

Some one on the message boards suggested watching this, and I have to say: GREAT movie, and funny.

But unfortunately CLOSE to home…(tent cities and all)

HardBoiled
HardBoiled

Love the site,

This movie speaks the truth on so many levels.

I dont know if you folks are aware but John Carpenter is remaking this movie..Will be cool to see how he :updates: it.

Stay safe, Stay awake!

Amanda
Amanda

2025…that's not long from now…Yikes!

Anyway, thanks again, VC, for an outstanding article! 😀

Ryan
Ryan

Totally disagree that it was badly acted.One of the greatest movies ever made!

guest
guest

the movie message is more of a threat. stand up to the elite and your dead.

Michael MJANgel
Michael MJANgel

NO, its a call to to STAND UP AND BE COUNTED.

ralph
ralph

i know i'm paranoid, but i check this site twice a week or so to make sure it hasn't suddenly disappeared in the dark of the night

yibbab
yibbab

i can't help but notice the similarities between the film's soulless humans with the skeleton/zombie faces, and lady gaga's "born this way" video…. "zombie boy" rick genest is in the video, he and lady gaga both have the soulless zombie faces….hmmm curious…..

BeBe
BeBe

i've started to see movies different now..

movies now-a-day have two meanings..

i can recognized the marketed story and the underlying story..

almost right away.

sometimes its creepy but other times its like "what the hell.?"

THANK YOU i would have never noticed before..

Micheal MJ Angel
Micheal MJ Angel

Thats called awakening from the Matrix. Yo are unplugged, your task now, wake others us. You will suffer ridicule from family and friends who are still plugged in, pay no mind, be as relentless as Morpheus was, be steady in faith KNOWING the Higher Power is guiding you, as it guided me to this page. Love is the answer, be brave, for only the brave can love another FIRST, and not wait for them "to show me kindness first."
You can DOOO EEEET!

Rickie
Rickie

Why did it take you son long to awake from your slumber? Whatever you do, don’t fall back into the abyss.

Grae
Grae

Hey VC, I've been reading your articles for about 3 and a half years now, and they have opened my eyes to so much and lead me onto further research that has clued me up on the workings of the world that I was born into. I'm commenting on this article for two reasons; the first is to basically say "thank you". Thank you for your hard work, your dedication, and your perseverance. I can imagine this gets tiring, but it is noble and I think that I speak for everyone who visits your site when I say that. Furthermore, even if something happens between you and the government / elite and you have to go offline for whatever reason, the information that has been posted and read by your visitors (which I can safely assume to be in the hundred thousands AT LEAST) will not be forgotten, and spread on to whoever cares to know the truth. The second reason I am posting is a bit less positive. In the second to last paragraph you stated that "ignorance and indifference are the elite's best friends". I may not be ignorant (I don't think anyone who actively visits this site… Read more »

Rebecca
Rebecca

I think about those things too. Those are valid concerns. What exactly can we do as a lone person? Or how can we band together to make a difference? We have a lot of knowledge, what can we do with it?

Mr. Salty
Mr. Salty

Knowledge is only half the battle…unfortunately you have to physically take up arms and from what I've seen of most posters on alternative news sites such as this one that's never going to happen.

Everyone will be wringing their hands when the final piece of their puzzle is in place and I gotta tell ya' sister — if you've come to the stage where you are trying to defend yourself from their declared tyranny, then it's much too late in the game.

Morpheus
Morpheus

That's why we are on the same spot, because we are under the illusion that we can't do anything about it and we don't. THEY win.

great article.

Weber
Weber

They are going to have a false flag nuclear event followed by the real deal biowarfare depopulation. Martial law until enough people are dead. You're going to be dead very soon anyway – must as well resist.

Unless you're elite technology, military or money it's what… 3 years?

Weber
Weber

"might" as well resist I meant.

It will be interesting to see if the ball starts rolling with the London Olympics this summer.

Ted
Ted

How do you "plan on enjoying your 1 life" when the whole point of their plan is to kill you?? That is what I wanted to say… You don't have a handle on what the big picture is. Your existence IS their entire point. You are a farm animal to be culled. This is my understanding.

Your going along to get along is without meaning.

Grae
Grae

Well Ted are we going to buy some plane tickets, meet up in the city of your choice, and devise a plan to take them down?… No, we're not. I plan on seeing the world (corrupt as it may be), meeting as many people as I can, enlightening and being enlightened by whoever I can, and leaving the rest up to fate (love, family, etc). Sure, I might be a farm animal – but I am not going to be changing that fact in this lifetime (not for myself, anyway) – fact. But unlike farm animals, I am a human – a human with knowledge that the general populace does not have. So when those without information (or those that don't want it, or skeptics) are being led to the slaughter house my wise old sheep ass will be slipping under the fence and running off into the woods (as silly as that analogy may sound). This horrible situation that the world is in doesn't really strike me as a time to be proactive (that will get you killed), it's a time to be reactive AND reflective. Why attack and get shot when you can plan and hide / run… Read more »

Rickie
Rickie

WE have very short lives and can die at any time. Choking on a nut, tripping over a carpet. Rid yourself of fear and just enjoy your short existence on this globe. Whether we expire today or in a thousand years time makes no difference as we WILL expire one way or the other.

DD
DD

One way to combat the internet age is to become knowledgable in computers and programming. One could hide their tracks like that. The more you know!

CerebralGrl
CerebralGrl

So true.

That long paragraph, so true.

The only conclusion I can think up with is that we cannot go on like this. If there is a God out there, and if the elite's plan to enslave the entire world is true (from the looks of things the chance is strong), then I hope God will intervene so this won't happen.

Perhaps we are in the transitional stage before things accelerate?

Who knows,

All I know is that there is too much lies and deceit right now. Not enough "true" education.

secret ninja
secret ninja

there is a God and He is going to step in very very soon. that's why this world is so bad because Satan is behind all of this and as the Bible says, he knows, he doesn't know when but he knows he has a very very short of period time left before God stops him from doing what he is doing, so in the mean time, he's trying to take down as many people as he possibly can, but he's not going to succeed. seek out those that know the truth about God and the good news of his Kingdom, that is the only way to escape all the things that are going to occur. this world is bad and is progressively going from bad to worse, but there's no need to dispare, because there is hope, there's no need to physically fight them because this really is a spiritual war and is best left in God's hands, He is the best one to deal with this problem and He will deal with it once and for all. -Psalms 83:18 "So that people may know that you, whose name is Jehovah, is the Most High over all the Earth."

Rickie
Rickie

Snap out of it!

secret ninja
secret ninja

sorry, correction, Psalms 83:18 says "That people may know that you, whose name is Jehovah, you alone are the Most High over all the Earth."

Rickie
Rickie

I despair, Sadly, your brainwashing is already complete.

JC runs things
JC runs things

I personally tend to think this: If there are these powers, maybe we can do something, maybe we can't. If we can't, then who can???? And there lies the answer. We are limited, but there is One who isn't. So what we can do is spread this knowledge of the powers, realise it's evil intentions, and hopefully more people will seek one who can save us seeing as we cannot save ourselves… I tried to be subtle, but I reckon my name gives it away :p

Grae
Grae

Lol I agree – that's why I threw in that last sentence at the end. When I try to educate people about the elite I usually keep the Christian / Book of Revelations aspects out of it because once religion becomes a part of your explanation for certain events, everything you said and will say thereafter will be ignored. I only throw my religious views in there if they ask for *my* personal diagnostic.

Rickie
Rickie

Stop it. Remove your blinkers.

Michael
Michael

It's true that we can't do anything to stop the NWO. But that does not mean we must despair. The NWO – a power that rules the whole world – is in the Apocalypse already almost 2,000 years ago. All we have to do is to hold on to the Truth, and…to wait a bit longer. Our time will come.

God is allowing the evil people to build their NWO because they "work their own destruction". In the meantime, since there is a Resurrection, those who lose their lives for the sake of the Truth will rise again.

So…I wouldn't worry about it too much. There will be suffering, but not for too long (hell is permanant, for the NWO types). There is a scenario coming which 'they' don't have a clue about; and good news in the Apocalypse, too – for those who want it.

Ted
Ted

64 likes since yesterday but not one new one on the comments below you? Your fatalistic message of powerlessness suddenly sounds like a sophisticated voice. It's scary.

joe
joe

I couldn't agree more to your sentiments and its what wracks my brains every day. I have 3 children to care for and I dont want to be dead martyr either. They created us, we are owned and theres not a lot we can do about it other than accept and make best, live a more natural life style, get in tune with nature and become spiritually a better person. This system has been thousands of years in the making, its sophisticated way beyond our intellect.

S.S.
S.S.

its kind of strange to when u look at the director, and his past movies. 'The Thing' about an alien that can take the form of any human and use their body as a host. This dude, in my opinion, could have become spielberg (but in my opinion, he did his own things, and didnt follow the elites agenda, maybe why his movies didnt have as high budget as James Cameron, Spielberg, Peter Jackson, etc.) U all should seriously look more into John Carpenter, even at age 70+ he is one of the most creative minds i have ever come across. (follow him on twitter)

Mr. Salty
Mr. Salty

Not to mention his latest — "The Ward" — which deals with disaociation of the psyche after a girl is sexually tortured. Monarch anyone?

John Carpenter indeed is one of the finest writer/directors of our time.

the silent general
the silent general

oh how strange

telling everything what is happening today 🙂 ive been watching vc for some time now and i really enjoy these things

but really one thing is what bothers me all the religious and god stuff……..i dont care about gods and i will bow down to no one ( no god no master no mistress ) ofcours alot of people will disagree with me and most of them sometimes go fanatical against me :/

my goal is not to make completely one world order the thing is to get used to each other theyre way of thinking and accepting them no matter what…….people who yell at me that i will go to hell can go f**k themselfes 🙂 cuz im one of the rare :/

although world is a strange place even if god exists i still wont bow down :3 and nothing will make me bow down illuminati free masons and so on if they try it will end up badly

degunk
degunk

Not that rare actually. Most atheists say the same them.

the silent general
the silent general

im not that kinda atheist

im pretty sure god exists but i wont bow down :/

Trinity
Trinity

Not only I would bow down, I'd be willing to spend eternity cleaning the floors of paradise if they take me.

Jenna
Jenna

The thing about God is, He is GOOD. He isn't evil, he gives life and joy and love to those who seek Him. He freely gave us a chance to spend eternity with Him, by sending Jesus to die in our place. By His grace. No one "deserves" heaven, because all have sinned and fall short. Have you truth seekers realized that there are deceptions EVERYWHERE on this earth? What are we taught in school? God? Nope. Evolution, the Big Bang Theory. Hmm. We've been indoctrinated with the thought that "there is no god" since the time we were tots. Have you questioned that? Good. No? Well, Satan wins. You're no threat to him. QUESTION what you've been taught. Hey, I grew up in a Christian home, and I DID! I never outright thought, there's no god, but I questioned what I was taught, what my parents believed.. Just saying. If you seek truth, you will find it. But if you think there's no hell, no satan, than you're just conforming like all who are asleep.

PLEASE seek God- ask Him if He's there- He will show you. God bless you all!! 🙂

Rickie
Rickie

Have you seen this God? Please do not believe in anything that hides from you.

Michael MJ Angel
Michael MJ Angel

non fate but what we choose. God exists regardless of your existence, a blip in an endless ocean of life, you sir/ma'am, are NOT important in the scheme of things. Now that I have your attention, realize that none of us are, but together as a whole, we make a difference. God is not the singularity as we've been taught, GOD IS THE MULTITUDE, the Collective Consciousness of ALL THAT EXISTS. The spark of life, the eternal soul in all of us, is to God as a single molecule that need billions to make a single atom that need more billions to make a single cell of which there are even more billions of cells to make a single human body. THAT is how insignificant anyone of us are to the magnitude of God the Creator. BUT, do you not love everything about your body/existence? You should, because while we are of no consequence to God in the grand scheme, each of us is loved enough for that energy to have inhabited a human body to try and learn why we cannot obey and treat each other kind. Like a probe, He/It needed to become one of us to see… Read more »

Rickie
Rickie

I’m sorry for you, but hope you will break free from the aberration before its too late. Believe in yourself. Someone unique in all creation. Someone who doesn’t need to follow any others ideas and beliefs
Whether there is a god, or not, it doesn’t matter.

Rickie
Rickie

Anything imagined will eventually come true. We create reality via our own brains. Good or bad, its how the universe is made.

Captain cee bee
Captain cee bee

Classic film….Like Rambo he plays the reluctant hero

dea
dea

YEAH! I WAS WAITING FOR THIS ONE!

I used to watch this back on the eighties/nineties! Now I'll take a good reading on this.

Luna Dante
Luna Dante

post scriptum

forgot to mention – great article…this movie is a favorite of mine

no bubblegum indeed

VISINEQUEEN
VISINEQUEEN

i wonder how you find these gems, i <3 you

WWE's Roddy Pip
WWE's Roddy Pip

FINALLY! THEY LIVE MADE IT TO THE VC SITE!

Tina
Tina

I know!! rock n roll

Osibee
Osibee

I know right! I love this movie & I wish I had seen a long time ago. That line in the bank was my absolute favorite, I crack up everytime I think about it. This entire movie is so true & just what I needed to watch in my search for the truth.

boostalk
boostalk

Wow. Its amazing. All of this stuff is just crazy. I cant belive that some things are so intentional, And yet no one cares. All the people i talk to about whats going on get the same "headache" as the folks in the movie. Its a shame. I hope every single one of us is wrong… But i highly doubt it. Thanks for all the Info VC. Its so needed.

shrug
shrug

Most people are completely aware of the fact that this world is all about WORKING/CONSUMING/SLEEPING.

But what else are we supposed to do? Not have jobs, eat grass for free and live like animals?

Also, "They live, we sleep" is not really true.

How exactly is the elite living? So to live means to have the power to control and enslave other people? That doesn't make sense.

The elite is not "living", in my opinion. They might have more knowledge, but they remain deranged freaks.

Naima
Naima

to quote Grae: "This might be a bit off topic, but a few of my friends decided to go to university after graduation (as did I). I have dual citizenship so I was able to go to a country where the education was just as good but a lot less. My friends, on the other hand, are confined to the country (and in this case, the state) that they were already in. A year’s tuition is 30 friggin’ grand ($30,000)!!! Their parents are barely able to pay their mortgage, car payments, utility / amenity / grocery bills – let alone pay for their children’s college education. So what happens? Student loans WITH interest. By the time they graduate they owe a private company over $120,000. Jobless, not guaranteed a job even at McDonalds, and 100+ grand in debt – that is sick and twisted. So by the time they do get a decent job they are stuck paying back that money for at *least* a decade and a half (and that’s if they happen to strike the proverbial gold and snag a great job). Add in the credit cards, medical bills, and the daily drama that comes with living on… Read more »

Slightly paranoid
Slightly paranoid

I think you missed the point.They live…not they are living…That to me means that the ruling Elite"live" by keeping us asleep.They withhold knowledge and the truth.That keeps the elite "alive"(hence They live)

Harper
Harper

This is partially a reply for you, and for Robotec above. I promise, after awhile, the headaches go away. 🙂 I had them all during my youth. Just like their symbols, propaganda and subliminals cause desensitization, the headache for years on end knowing the truth does too, and eventually wears off. One way that especially helps wear that headache off is to create music with your own two hands. I use a folk harp to do it. Made of solid wood, it has the ability to play 23 pure tonal vibrations at any given time. When the wind blows, all the strings vibrate. It sits upon my heart, and the vibrations of the wood fill my entire body. I say this because, what is human life with out possessions? It is the attachment to them that causes suffering and ignorance, not the actually possessing of material things. One can choose an iPhone, a little glowing square full of spying devices, gimmicks to waste your time away and keep you asleep. Or one can choose something like a harp, a flute, a paint brush, a needle and thread. These positions offer the ability to create, and often have positive affects. I… Read more »

damian McE
damian McE

Actually you are wrong. I have many possessions, but over the years I have realised that attachement to any of them is just ridiculous. Just cos you have them doesn't mean that you have to be attached to them. Don'tthink of them as yours, but belonging to the community. this is the secret. I am sure if you lose your harp you will find a way to live just as happily!

Robotec
Robotec

I know society is messed up with peoples priorities being focused on possessions. This movie represents that in volumes. But how is that really going to change? When will people cease following the foolish and destructively slow deteriorating path of ignorance? Probably when things become unbearable, hopefully not. Mass media distractions are powerful, we need something more powerful. The Spiritual.

Grace
Grace

The problem is that the most of the spiritual leaders have sold their souls too. The answer is spiritual but individually or in small groups. Thanks VC for this great article!

mnava
mnava

Jesus Christ the Truth the Life and the Way! 😀 interesting that everything he teaches is the opposite of what the elite try to push on us! (slavery of selfishness) buy buy buy at your souls expense!

Rickie
Rickie

Stop it!

Jam
Jam

I couldn't agree more! There will be great consequences for spiritual leaders/pastors who deceive their 'flock' and lead them astray.

I was prompted by ?? to read Jeremiah last night and came across Jeremiah 23:1-4. A good read!! 'Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of My pasture!'

Now, I'm not entirely sure if all the religious leaders know they are deceiving their followers. Either way, they will be dealt with!

On the View this morning was the 'Christian' artist Toby Mac, formerly of DC Talk. After his performance he was blabbing on about God. Something about that didn't click, because he was on ABC… talking about God. Weird. Long story short, the occult is in the Christian music industry as well. The imagery is there if you just look for it! This may be a topic you'd want to touch on, VC??

I lived in a media bubble as a child – never heard of this movie until now. Putting it in the instant queue.

EZ writer
EZ writer

It changes when YOU stop playing the game laid in front of you, send Love, only love, forgive first, people, uhm, sheeple will follow suit since that is their nature.

Yorkcity777
Yorkcity777

DECEPTION: Make Way for the New World Order.

ObviousEye
ObviousEye

The only thing that has me wondering is were there people in 1988 that saw this the same way and was like oh I need to prepare for the New World Order and all this and that. Now almost 25 years later are they still like, ummm it's coming….slowly but surely….

*Side note, waiting on email back now since yesterday so I could post on the boards. I wanted to post this link about Raffels Van Exel and how even though he admitted taking evidence from Whitney Houston's death room, he says he's in the clear from getting in trouble, and the police say they have no interest in questioning him…..WTF????

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2123

JamesWatchman
JamesWatchman

And three days before that there was this?? http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2122

A Kid
A Kid

Speaking of "deception" did anyone see the Tupac hologram a Coachella? (I think I spelled it wrong). Is this the first time that they've decided to use the technology on the public? I think that it's symbolic, he said "his only fear of death is reincarnation," yet he is reincarnated in a digital representation for all to see. Towards the end of his life he hated Dr. Dre…so…? It's strange.

P.S. I started looking up things about holograms and found out about the Blue Beam Project. A holographic second coming in the sky? During this summer? NWO is coming fast.

James
James

Hologram in the summer… maybe to coincide with the Olympics… just throwing that out there

A Kid
A Kid

I heard, I just don't understand what the Olympics has to do with anything. Enlighten me?

Sarah Connor
Sarah Connor

Hey Kid – read about Rik Clay! Here is a youtube series on his research regarding the 2012 Olympics:

youtube.com/watch?v=Y-lvI6D–bc

It is alleged he was suicided.

Deciphering Symbolism and Numerology of the 2012 Olympic Mascots!

adventofdeception.com/deciphering-symbolism-and-numerology-of-the-2012-olympic-mascots/

Sarah Connor
Sarah Connor

Here's his full length interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0OBS12z45Y

Sarah Connor
Sarah Connor

One more kid – I'm such a ding dong! VC has an excellent article on the Olympics:
http://vigilantcitizen.com/vigilantreport/london-

A Kid
A Kid

@Sarah Connor

Thank you. You've helped. I just looked at this since I commented. I'm checking out your links now. Thank you again. 🙂

chocoholic
chocoholic

Were we deceived by holographic images of planes on 9/11? The pieces of the puzzle are falling into place.

shernette
shernette

VC, God bless you for opening our eyes to this decieving society

Cisco
Cisco

VC=truth shades

I'm all out of bubblegum as well…

Rebecca
Rebecca

I read the first part of that line to my husband and he finished it. I guess he's already seen this movie, but I haven't.

VC- Why don't you do a post about "Red Dawn", another of my husband's favorites. It's pretty applicable to today too.

LVB
LVB

Yes, God bless you for what you are doing to spread the truth and open some eyes, hearts and minds out there, VC. It's not easy work, as we all know by now.

This is a great review – simple, yet focused, and directly to the point of the real message that is infused into this deceptively "unsophisticated" story. In reality, this film and its message are probably light years ahead of most of the cliche "truth exposing, whistle-blower" type movies that people think of as being ingenious. Trust me, most are not…they're nothing more than very well planned and pre-engineered predictive programming, at best.

"They Live" is a great work of art, no matter how corny, cheesy or kame it may appear on the surface. Hey, maybe that is sort of the point – What is on the SURFACE IS NOT THE TRUTH!!!

Ya think???

Great job, VC, once more.

VC advocate
VC advocate

Just like the "hero" in the movie, the illuminati see us truth seekers as "nada", nothing. That is what we mean to them. And they want us to remain non-existant. They always show themselves up in whatever media format for the people to see an they take it as entertainment. I dont live in america but i've noticing something disturbing happening there with school kids, some as young as six being arrested in school and for me that is not a good sign at all. VC could you shed a light on this distubing situation for us please.

Freetoday
Freetoday

"We sleep" indeed. That was the best article ever and I have loved that movie since it first came out. I got my sunglasses.

Nancy
Nancy

Where do you purchase these glasses, because years back there was a way to purchase these glasses. Do you know where to get them?

They Live
They Live

🙂

They Live
They Live

"They Live like they'll never die and die like they never lived."

Budda
Budda

This movie deserves an Oscar, Golden Globe and Academy Award.

Truth hurts.

Truthseeker
Truthseeker

Once again great article VC!! I've seen this movie many times and have shown it to my friends as a tool to help expose the truth about this world we live in.. Another thing that could be noted is that the bum who's shuts off the tv and says "blow it out your ass" is the same guy who is in the meeting with the elite and tries to get the heros to sell out.. I visit this site often but I've never commented before so I feel I must says this… As I often read the comments I see people who express that they are atheist and their is understandably no religious bias in VC's articles so that they can appeal to everyone.. However I do not understand how someone can know about the controled mass media, illuminati, ect. And the evil people that run the world and not believe in God… If I can give any bit of my advise/wisdom to any other truth seeker out there it would be to watch the youtube series The Arrivals (prob better if u downloading from a torrent because they don't like to keep the truth on YouTube for long :-P)… Read more »

Truthseeker
Truthseeker

Oh yea and I wanted to add… "I'm here to seek truth, spread truth and chew bubble gum…and I'm all outta bubble gum." LMAO. Best Corny B-movie line ever.

Spence
Spence

To be honest, I find that many people who "awaken" do so after researching the indoctrination and mind control aspects of the church, and its ability to act as an opiate of the masses. Do I believe in God, not really. Part of what upsets me about the Elite and religion alike is that I dont need guidance from an outside source.

I will not however deny that there is a god, because I simply don't know either way.

God or no god, the Elite don't care. They are so far separated from us in their minds they probably laugh every time they see the mention of religion.

It's important to remember that one of the best ways to defeat them is to live in harmoney with each other. The Elite prefer us to focus on our differences because if I'm in a conflict with someone then my attention and anger is focused away from those 'Elite'. Once we realize that conflict is simply a tool used to keep us fighting each other, we can then focus our efforts on the real threat to human existence.

Duke
Duke

The movie is prophetic

eddrum
eddrum

"Our job is to wake up". Aldous Huxley.

jim
jim

I remember seeing this movie, it was hilarious but reminded me of every rich guy you see on the street. People seem to don't want to know the truth, most want to drown in drugs and sleep.

dp69
dp69

love this movie wake up peeps cuz this is the truth check out Ghost of Mars and Vampires two other great ones by my man J.C yea yea boy! GOD bless

Peter
Peter

Weed is the "glasses" to see the truth!

Rickie
Rickie

If you have an open-mind, there is no need for any kind of drugs.

Lion of Omega
Lion of Omega

It's kinda strange that the main character at the end gives us, the audience, the middle finger….as if John Carpenter is secretly laughing at us for believing that he's one of us instead of them. Or maybe….just maybe…."Nada" (calling the protagonist a "nobody"? —not very nice) is giving the finger to the ones we're being told he's giving the finger to. We'll find out on Judgement day.

Very interesting mix of being a really really stupid, and a really really intelligent movie. Much like John Carpenter, I s'pose.

JOhn B.
JOhn B.

The satanists that run the music industry are trying to co-opt this movie to spread their luciferian hate message.

There is a band named after this movie whose drummer just quit and outed the rest of the members as REAL DEAL satanists, not just dilettantes dabbling in occult imagery to seem edgy.

This band even BRAGS about it on their facebook page (check the photos on http://www.facebook.com/theylive.)

WAKE UP PEOPLE THEY ARE PISSING ALL OVER EVERYTHING THAT IS GREAT RIGHT IN YOUR FACE AND LAUGHING THAT YOU ARE DOING NOTHING ABOUT IT!

It's a sad day when satan-loving scum like these guys and Rihanna, Jay Z, Kesha, Miley Cyrus et cetera, et cetera are looked upon with the same admiration and respect that was once given to TRUE though provoking and revolutionary artists like Pink Floyd or John Lennon.

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, only then will we know peace." -Jimi Hendrix (G-d rest his soul, a TRUE musician and artist snuffed out by the PTB long before his time)

ogvh5150
ogvh5150

The glasses could be allegory for the Bible

Rickie
Rickie

For an open-mind.

Boo
Boo

Great detailing of the movie – but I find it wrong but intentional that they portray the guy take up a gun & act with violence also – this being just to stir up the 'thrill' & 'excitement' of the movie to forcefully portray the 'hero' with the ammunition as if thats the only way to deal with it. You could say its to show them using the only tools they have for self defense, like in the film Hot Fuzz; but its a lil diss info to throw us into the fictional theatrics of it all.

Thanks again VC.

Erica
Erica

It goes more far than that.

In the Bible it says in 1 Jhon 5:19

We know we originate with God, but the whole world is lying in the [power of the] wicked one.

Actually it's satan the devil that has the whole world under his power. But not forever, God gives us a promess in Revelation 21:3-4

3 With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say: “Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, and they will be his peoples. And God himself will be with them. 4 And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

Rickie
Rickie

The last enemy to be destroyed is death. Not God — aliens. The Nephilim, modern mankind’s evolutionary kick-starters.

Shaliiyn
Shaliiyn

this world is possessed. get saved now. God's not gonna wait much later.

VigilanTTarD
VigilanTTarD

Wow. The images that were shown of the street with the blatant subliminal messages through the sunglasses were really striking. But I believe the whole point, the big picture, of realizing all of this and waking up to all the mind control around us is to have faith in Jesus Christ until the end because that my friends, is who will prevail in the end. Not the 1%.

1
1

Did anyone notice that the "ones that see" mention global warming and how this environment is being destroyed? So even a revealing movie such as this has an agenda to work over on our subconscious. The next boogeyman, environmental disaster.

LKZ
LKZ

Watched it last night (library DVD). Excellent plot, so-so directing and acting, unnecessary language, and why the very last scene??? Really?!? Not for kids.

The message of mind control and an elite population immune to the tactics as well as benefitting from the manipulation was rather accurate. Not so sure about the alien connection but would agreethat there is definately something supernatural at work in this world.

Hugo
Hugo

I have a question: why does the elite allow this subliminar messages, like some others, to pass to the public? How come the 'system' denounces itself?

Regards to you all!

Mesined
Mesined

I Tho of that myself, then took me a second to realize how they use these eye opening movies to their advantage, mixing up thruth+comedy, makes it all see like a damm parody, so you are seeing the thruth and at the same time laughing about it and thinking its a lame a$$ production = that to actually believe it makes you stupid..

Revelation2:9
Revelation2:9

Guessing the entire movie is pointing towards my name

Deadgirl
Deadgirl

????????????

What's that meant to mean???

Rickie
Rickie

Disillusioned minds.

Revelation 3:9
Revelation 3:9

My name too!

shug
shug

OMG! my husband had seen this movie a long time ago and i had seen it for the first time last year,and i thought"well VC has got to do an article on this!" it's funny because my husband and i was talking about this and hoping you would do an article, cause when we seen it we immediately thought tptb were being revealed in a strangely creative way,but we got the joke.the joke isnt funny,because how many are still asleep,and when you try to share they dont want to listen.

frez
frez

gosh i just hope im not in this world when such extreme things like this happen, but i feel so sorry for the generations to come. They will think life was meant to be like this. But what can we do, just keep believing in Jesus as he promised he will be there for us to the end. Nothing can separate us from the love of God.

Joe Law
Joe Law

Hi again VC, have you noticed the number of blockbuster movies released in the last 3years deals with Alien Invasion. what is think is, that Hollywood is trying to brainwash people into thinking that anything that comes out of the Sky is a threat and should be dealt with. Also i think, people have been prepared(without their knowledge) to go against anything that is not of this world. just imigine when Christ return, how would we react… Revelation 19:11-16 Now I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse. And He who sat on him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war. His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head were many crowns. He had a name written that no one knew except Himself. He was clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God. And the armies in heaven, clothed in fine linen, white and clean, followed Him on white horses. Now out of His mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it He should strike the nations. And He Himself will rule them with a rod of iron. He Himself treads… Read more »

Abner Frank
Abner Frank

I know know most won't read this but I'm hoping the few that will, will find comfort in a world of distress. The devil is on the move and an army is being massed in preparation for a last stand. All who do not choose a side have chosen satan already. Y do you think all this mind control stuff is around. It is at a stage where it has been perfected. The ultimate goal is control. Seems pretty helpless. But for over 2000 years now another society has developed. A once secret society, now blown-up to over 2 billion people (1/3 of the earth). This society claims that the war has been won. Satan has been defeated and our true nature (transformation, metamorphosis… etc ) has been revealed. They wait and are prepared for this future because they were told it would come. They were also told not to stress, because these things must happen. The glasses in this movie show the 'spiritual intention' behind everything, but we are limiting our own ability by using it (intention of movie: glasses to see that there is no hope). What if I told you there is a more ancient, more powerful… Read more »

frank mark
frank mark

Notice that the alien language in the corridor towards the end of the movie, which Frank asks 'what is this language?' it resembles hebrew. think about it.

Fred
Fred

I don't know man, some of it also ressembles Korean and Chinese. Great movie though! It's entertaining and it's message is powerful!

Jesster
Jesster

Great job, VC, I really like this article!

I also like to think that they send the message that we have to save the earth

from these bad things & that if we do try, it will get us killed.

Thruth is we don't have to save the planet, the earth has a way of surviving

through billions of years, it really doesn't need our help.

Let Aliens take over, let the Illuminati do it's thing.

Focus on the fire in you and let it burn so you can find your way home again.

Back to the beginning of it all. Back to God. Because we are God, we are part

of him. We just fell in this dualistic world and the elite likes to keep us here,

but we need to go back home and not when we die, but while we are still alive

in our physical bodies!

So be informed, be aware & be prepared.. but just let it be

Rickie
Rickie

For those who believe in a religious God. Why did this all -powerful being allow pathetic and weak humans to create hydrogen bombs that can wipe out the so-called Gods creation? Also, mankind is now tampering with genetics. This will enable humans to change what “God” has supposedly instigated.
Cant you see that such a God, who wishes to be worshipped, could never allow such frail creatures to destroy what “he” has put together. Does that not tell you anything?…

Help!
Help!

WILL 100,000 Die at the London Olympics 2012 ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B72WB86_Zck

Make this info known far and wide Vig.

If enough people are made aware of it they may cancel their plans.

serbia
serbia

What do you think about Evanescence? J am little bit off topic. I am living in Europa and J was watching their concert on MTV(it was in Little Rock, Arkansas),and I sad to my self if MTV supports them it can not be good. I wont to know what do you (Americans) think about them?

tupavi
tupavi

THIS:

"I'm here to kick ass and chew bubble gum … and I'm all out of bubble gum"

reminds me soo much of lady gaga when she said

"a girl asked for a knife and gummy bears. i wish they gave me gummy bears." (similar quote)

lilith
lilith

What about David Icke? I'm not sure to believe in his theories or not, but they are very interesting. And applicable to this movie as well. He has stated, among other things, that the Queen of England as well as some of the royalty and powerful people around the world shape-shifts in to "lizard" beings from a 4th dimension. That's pretty out there, but now I'm starting to believe even more!

GL
GL

You can tell there's something wrong with the lot of them by looking at their eyes. Fake smiles and all, however they never smile with their eyes. Eyes, as cold as ice.

Gabriel Kawa
Gabriel Kawa

I know for a fact that they aren’t the people they appear to be.

Jade
Jade

For the 1st time i think u may have gotten the interpretation a little twisted. the "aliens" are not the elite, the humans who sell out are. the aliens are the devil and his demons. they live among us, possess people and in exchange for the allegiance of people, they promise wealth and power. so many of the celebrities are those sell outs. the elites are sell outs too. we are apart of a great controversy between good and evil and no matter how powerful human beings may think they are on this earth, satan is the one that gives them this power. oh my. this was a good review but look at it again.

Mike
Mike

Well, then it's a good thing there's no such thing as Satan.

The Oracle
The Oracle

If you are going to do more movie reviews, how about the ones by Stanly Kubrick? 2001: A Space Oddessy, A Clockwork Orange, Eyes Wide Shut, and some of his others? It might be helpful to review particular directors on what their main themes have been, and how it all ties into each other

KarenLL
KarenLL

Already been done by Jay Weidner, sacredmysteries.com. Kubrick's Odyssey I and just released Kubrick's Odyssey II. Also plenty of Jay Weidner interviews on youtube.

Parable of the Tares
Parable of the Tares

“They” are not Reptilian aliens. They are Tares, sons of the evil one, Satan. like in the movie

Rosemary’s baby.

Inquiring Mind
Inquiring Mind

Tares/Kenites/Nephilim/Anakim/Watchers/Sons of Anak/Sons of the Gods/Fallen Angels/Reptilians=same thing

Did you notice the appearance of the devil baby in "Rosemary's baby"? It had reptilian slit eyes.

mike
mike

I think Texans are okay. Why call them "evil ones?"

ganeshh
ganeshh

um when is there going to put up the movie THE CABIN IN THE WOODS? Big messages there. it was an awesome movie btw….8/

Yesh
Yesh

The Illuminati are those who say "We are god" most of all,

when the Truth is: God is us.

Ron
Ron

They live, yes they do. I consumed a completely legal psychedelic herb (seed of) containing "ergine" from seeds bought from the internet and when watching tv I can clearly see the reptilians. I believe the the psychedelic effects of the seeds change the frequency my brain receives visual information, the ones who "live" are on a different frequency to humans. By the way any humans seen during watching tv do not shape shift. Heres what I see when seeing reptilians- Prolonged forehead with deep dark ridges, deep hooded protruding eyebrows, often completely black eyes, angeled oval eyes. bottom Teeth are double rowed with pronounced fangs. They have real problems with there tongues whipping and lashing them about frequently. They are very conscious of there tongues so often make hand movements to cover there mouths to mask a tongue lash. They often have a very large wide rippled trachea (throat). Sometimes a fat neck to boot. They are useally successful i.e. rich and famous. They are nasty and terryfying to look at. The ones I see during the experience are usually very nasty looking in real time and usually have very heavy crinkled faces, prounouncned ridges around there mouths and prominent… Read more »

TheIlluminatiFAILS
TheIlluminatiFAILS

Wow thats true! How scary.

But you also got me thinking of Will Smith.

Isn't weird he never age/get old?

Still we are in 2012 he looks exactly the same from 10 years

ago!?

Hm rofl maybe he's one of them hahah

Trinity
Trinity

He has aged but in this instance the aging acceleration has been gradual and slow due to his dark skin complexion.

awaken
awaken

@TheIllumantiFAILS

I'm sure he also has a good plastic-surgeon. Also check out Keanu Reeves now and the way he looked in Point Break.. 😉

Inquiring Mind
Inquiring Mind

I believe you. LSD, Crystal Meth, Ayahuasca and Crank are also notorious for allowing the user to peer into other levels of reality/frequencies where these inter-dimensional reptilian like creatures reside. In "They Live" the sunglasses/contact lenses were called 'Hoffmans' a blatant reference to Albert Hoffman who synthesized LSD back in the 1930's. Remember the infamous 'reptile zoo' scene in Hunter Thompson's "Fear and loathing in Las Vegas" when Deep is stoned out of his mind on LSD? Everyone that he saw in the bar shape-shifted into reptiles.

Ron
Ron

This is a continuation of my last post. I repeated the experience with very similar results but will try and update what I see during this phycedelic experiece. The following is taken from tv veiwing this last week.Live aired shows give best results as they are not edited. Before going on I note an enormous amount of satanic red and black in nearly all present shows so could they have an event planned or a ritual? They all have a superficial "charm" by there manerism and looks. They appear to have vampire teeth.Top teeth are often usually large and or protruding.the lower teeth are shaper and pointed. usually with 2 but often more "fangs". Strangely some of the newsreaders have red sores around there lips, some even have red lips like they have just eaten a red lolly.Eyes can go total black or one goes black or total white in a flash with a vertical slot. Eyebrow bones are usually distinctly protruding. I notice they tend to have quite small hands (queen has small hands). They often rub there hands together I presume being reptilian they have cold hands. They often show very large veins on both neck and forhead,… Read more »

githe
githe

Nevermind the Illuminati…this is how it works for Christians too. The Holy Spirit are our glasses. And the world is run by Satan and demons…but we can seeeeeeeee youuuuuuuuuu…

Rickie
Rickie

Remove your blinkers.

Mrs. Doubtfire
Mrs. Doubtfire

You may know this movie is:

93 minutes

What you may not know is there is some graffiti to the right of Nada, on a wall, as he approaches a door and it says, "Current 93."

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/93_%28Thelema%29

"The number 93 is of great significance in Thelema, a religious philosophy founded by English author and occultist Aleister Crowley in 1904 with the writing of The Book of the Law (also known as Liber AL vel Legis)"

I do not encourage readers to delve into occult literature, but I seem to have been the only one, or one of a few, to notice this.

Another interesting feature in this film is the transport of the aliens which can be compared to the transport model used by the alien in the movie K-PAX at the end, via "light."

There are more to many movies like this than meet the eye.

chas
chas

wow this was an eye opening article. Its amazing that they made this movie in the 80's with a representation on how society is like to this day in the 21st century.Sadly only some of us are waking up to how the government is in reality wants to keep us dumbed down and in a zombie state,for those of us who are aware we know what its all about. I pray more people realize the truth about it all. God bless 🙂

Frank Armitage
Frank Armitage

Great article about a movie that has long been one of my favorites.

Shepard Fairey was inspired by this film to launch his "obey" series of art long before he produced his Obama Poster.

Has anyone made the connection that the lenses were called "Hoffmann lenses" and that Albert Hoffmann discovered LSD? Whatever prejudice may exist among those who have never experienced it, LSD did open the eyes of many people. There was once a movement in the western world that spoke out against the brain-numbing influences of rampant consumerism until the media finally silenced them. Like Steve Jobs and many other creative people in the Arts and Sciences, I tried it myself many years ago, back in a more innocent time.

Simone
Simone

These crazzy and controlled people don't fear God, continue to defy Him and prefer to believe that once obeying satan they can live forever, poor stupid minds!

anii
anii

they have no idea what they have in store for them indeed

it is so sad how they give their lives to the beast, when in reality the true fruit in life is in heaven.

🙂

Trinity
Trinity

It's in heaven although extremely difficult to get an invitation there. Too many weaknesses to keep under control me thinks. What worries me is the fact that I'll eventually have to part with my physical body. I know it sounds odd but it regularly frustrates me.

Akin
Akin

I watched this movie way back but the i felt something about the movie samething i felt when i watched matrix. i some how felt the movie was trying to pass on a message. God help us

Rickie
Rickie

Nothing to be afraid of. Humans have a very short life-span, so death will ensure we (eventually) escape from any tyranny. Just get on with your life and fear nothing.

AlteredAgain
AlteredAgain

when i get home i'll share a website where you can get a pair of flat-top sunglasses just like from this movie.

Alexander Backman
Alexander Backman

Priceless movie. Watched it a month ago with my 10 yr old son. I especially loved the scen in the super market when he confronts the old hag of a lady.

I like the article, but truth be told, the spiritual interdimensional pseudo-extraterrestrial aspect is missing.

Are we not exposing the gods here?

The preacher says,

"The venom of snakes is under their lips. Their mouths are full of bitterness and curses. And in their paths, nothing but ruin and misery. And the fear of God is not before their eyes! They have taken the hearts and minds of our leaders. They have recruited the rich and powerful, and they have blinded us to the truth! And our human spirit is corrupted. Why do we worship greed? Because outside the limit of our sight, feeding off us, perched on top of us from birth to death are our owners. Our owners — they have us. They control us. They are our masters. Wake up. They're all about you, all around you!".

Who manipulates the manipulators? The Serpentium!- Fallen Angelics

It is all boils down to that. Satan, his minions and us getting out of here on Yahshua Ha Mashiach Airlines.

Be blessed.

Rickie
Rickie

Humbug!

niknak27
niknak27

Wow such a great article, many thanks VC for your outstanding work. God bless you always!!.

Natalie
Natalie

Indeed they live and we have truly been sleeping. Thank you vigilant citizen for truly being vigilant. May God help us all

Michael MJ Angel
Michael MJ Angel

Already is, look up Stranger AT The Pentagon, Valiant Thor, an angel sent ot help us, spent 3 years living in Pentagon, offered out leaders cures for all illnesses, free energy without the pollution…and they turned him down, "it would ruin the US economy." WTF was that about, so for a few rich bastards ot live obscene lives, the rest of us are hungry lonely and tired? :-/ this is wrong on multiple levels.

tj
tj

They live – we die! New world order – us!

Jujube
Jujube

God I love this movie! Such a scary but true message! It's one of my favorite films, and it STILL holds true today, its message. So glad you brought this to more ppl's attention, its not an extremely well-known film unless you grew up in the 80's (like me), or like cult mobies (like me, cause they actually contain a lot of rebellious message.) 😀

Ryan
Ryan

Oh,it's ,also, Roddy Piper's birthday today!Yay!

carol
carol

anyone knows why john carpetenter still alive?

B
B

The only thing I dont understand is why one of the subliminal messages is get8 hours sleep?

gno
gno

I think the message is supposed to be taken together; sleep, work, play, sleep, work, play, . . . like a programmed machine. Always the same mindless routine. Over and over. A programmed robot.

Lisa
Lisa

Yupsh, like gno said, the message's supposed to be taken together. 8 hours sleep + 8 hours play + 8 hours work = 24 hours = a day. Routine day-to-day living. Basically, they'd like it if they've got us all living "standardized" lives. Easier for them to keep up with their plans and well, God I hate this word, control. It would've been a nightmare to them if it were 8 hours sleep + 16 hours research, learning and living. *smirks

Grae
Grae

In one of my classes we learned about a famous social theorist named Adorno and his views on the way we construct time, especially "free time". Like one of the posters that responded to you, we as humans run like machines. As for Adorno, he pretty much says (extremely condensed / tired college student version) because we run like well oiled machines on a daily basis (wake up, eat, school / work, eat, shopping, home, eat, TV / internet, sleep so on so forth) we are much more receptive to "rewards" like vacation, 'breaks' (lunch, coffe, recess, etc) – so we work work work work work around the clock like machines for the system, just so we can have 1) summer vacation (kids) or 2) work holiday (adults – usually less than a month). We slave and save so we can spend time traveling somewhere that we don't normally frequent (like the Caribbean, Europe, a different state) in order to take our minds off of our mundane lives 'back home'. But in reality the place we are visiting, no matter where in the world it is, is just like what we were trying to escape, filled with people just like… Read more »

Morpheus
Morpheus

well thought out although the workforce life as you described it awaits you and is hard to escape from.

Michael MJ Angel
Michael MJ Angel

No, sleep as in to be sleeping while awake. Pay no attention to anything around you, simple dream walk through life. WAKE UP, if something offends you on a soul level, reject it no matter how much it tries to convince your brain of its righteousness. The HEART is the real genius, brain is just a receiver of info.

sup?
sup?

They Live We Sleep

Spray paint that s**t

IliveforChrist
IliveforChrist

Frequent visitor of this site but first time commenting.

Thank you VC for this amazing article.

In this world of ours where some people see in rose-tinted glasses & believe all this is paranoia, I wonder how many of 7 billion would stand up to fight if literally it came down to battle like in the movie. I wish we could give stubborn people like some of my friends an eight minute beat down just so they can see the truth.

You are doing an amazing job VC & its comforting that at least a new person stumbles upon this truth every day & is enlightened

God bless you all.

Beberodri
Beberodri

If only those sunglasses existed

Rose
Rose

Me too….us Vigilant Citizens wouldn't be needing them, but they'd be pretty useful for all the blissfully ignorant airheads out there.

Someonewhocares
Someonewhocares

They do, for some people…

Nada
Nada

There is. It's called the Holy Bible, the inspired word of guide. The instruction manual for humans. It's the real thing.

Rickie
Rickie

Just a user manual and nothing to do with a supreme creator. Let US make mankind in OUR image. That explains where we really came from. Genetic manipulation by extra terrestrial beings.

Inquiring Mind
Inquiring Mind

Note that the sunglasses /contact lenses in "They Live" are called 'Hoffmans' an obvious reference to Albert Hoffman, the famous chemist who synthesized LSD back in the 1930's. It's well known amongst many LSD users that 'reptilian' like creatures can be seen when under the influence of this drug; LSD apparently allows the user to peer beyond the frequency veil called 'visible light' and into other dimensions/frequencies that inter-penetrate our 'reality'. LSD, like Ayahuasca and Crystal Meth/Krank allows you to see 'them'. Perhaps this is partially why these drugs are so prohibited?

Hunter S. Thompson in his famous book and movie "Fear and loathing in Las Vegas" also makes reference to the LSD/reptilian connection with the famous 'reptile zoo' scene where everyone in the bar appears to shape-shift into reptiles to a drug addled Johnny Depp.

Revelation 2:9
Revelation 2:9

The sunglasses DO exist. The very scripture my name comes from identifies them and just like this movie, they are imposters who don't see you as equal to themselves…but the movie uses the word "cattle" and that's a DEAD giveaway to who they are because only one culture will call other people that.

Now, are you going to take your sunglasses off?

Rickie
Rickie

In a sense, they do exist. Its called an open-mind. Totally open to the possibility of anything.

utility
utility

I'm going straight to my local CeX 2moro to see if they have a copy…

Nay
Nay

This my one my favs on NETFLIX!!!!!!!!!!!

SuperNeutrality
SuperNeutrality

I'd go one further. Thanks for the article, by the way – glad to read it.

The source of broadcasting is the god that the elites worship – Satan. Only when Christ takes him out at Armageddon will humanity finally be at peace. In reality, this force is too big for humanity to deal with, but we can all do our part by being no part of the sickness-part of this world.. anything the elite use, stay away from it, as far as it depends upon you..

Anyhow – loved this article and the film 🙂

Grae
Grae

I agree. This might be a bit off topic, but a few of my friends decided to go to university after graduation (as did I). I have dual citizenship so I was able to go to a country where the education was just as good but a lot less. My friends, on the other hand, are confined to the country (and in this case, the state) that they were already in. A year's tuition is 30 friggin' grand ($30,000)!!! Their parents are barely able to pay their mortgage, car payments, utility / amenity / grocery bills – let alone pay for their children's college education. So what happens? Student loans WITH interest. By the time they graduate they owe a private company over $120,000. Jobless, not guaranteed a job even at McDonalds, and 100+ grand in debt – that is sick and twisted. So by the time they do get a decent job they are stuck paying back that money for at *least* a decade and a half (and that's if they happen to strike the proverbial gold and snag a great job). Add in the credit cards, medical bills, and the daily drama that comes with living on this… Read more »

carol
carol

don´t complain. i'm brazilian and here the private education costs around 2 thousand dollars per month and the government robs 40% of all salaries for icon tax.

we are totally broke.

Rebecca
Rebecca

your friends are in a crappy situation, but they put themselves there. My grand total of debt for college was $5000. I paid for the rest. They could have moved to another state and gotten a less expensive education, or any number of things. that's too bad.

JC runs things
JC runs things

Rebecca, that was a very ignorant comment. Yes they put themselves there, but maybe the choice was between an education and a huge debt OR no education and a very quickly increasing debt. If you're under-educated for your society, you're likely to get a lower paying job which would then put you in a position where you feel you'll need to take loans out – and you could well be not be in a position to pay it back quickly. In some societies, without an education, death at an early age awaits you. Don't judge people with debts higher than yours. Question why, and see how the powers that be gladly put people in that position.

redwolf
redwolf

Student debt?? Check out Setoffdebt.com, also Fred Gutierez and David Clarence ~Good Luck . Also to keep on track VC have watched They Live quite a few times now. Isn't it a pity that a newer version isn't in the pipeline, although there was a release of a movie called They A few years back . Keep up the good work!

Mark McIvor
Mark McIvor

So that would mean we should do nothing because it's all part of "God's plan" and we don't want to interfere with that which is written!

mnava
mnava

there is plenty that can be done! we can help the poor and sick, and share the Good News that Jesus Christ died on the Cross so we can have new life! in these dark times, there still is the Light of the world that shines brightly to give us hope. 🙂 people don't want to hear about accepting Christ into their hearts and following Him because the enemy has them deceived. God Is Good! there will be a time when all the people who believed without seeing will be gone. all that will be left are those who still have that last chance to choose Him. then they will see the King of Kings and every tongue will confess that He reigns! Revelation 7:17 For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; he will lead them to springs of living water. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes." there is Victory in Christ!!!

Trinity
Trinity

The most interesting thing of all is if it wasn't for Christ, people wouldn't have felt probably a connection towards God. It's like Christ's existence provides a link between human beings and God, hence brings them together.

TheWiredWorld
TheWiredWorld

Me and friends used to have repeating weekends where we'd meet to watch this movie, haha.

Love the glasses showing black words on white backgrounds – cleanly and easily done back in the 80s.

RODDY THE ROD PIPEERRRRRRRRRR

Cons19
Cons19

Sweet! I've often alluded to this movie when trying to "wake" people up. Classic!

Carneiro Negro
Carneiro Negro

I wanna Brazil out from New World Order and I'm doing everything to wake up people.

Thanks VC for inspiring me.

they
they

f*****g reptlians man

chomps
chomps

The reptilians. I tried to post an entry for the David Icke contest on activist post, but it looks like it was flagged from being posted. The topic was an original idea for 2012 and what it means.

I basically laid the plot out for the movie "They Live" and said it would be ROWDY RODDY PIPER to be the saviour against the reptilians with his cool sunglasses.

John Carpenter and George Romero are both directors worth looking into. The Sci-fi and alleghorical themes are telling and have symbolism as well.

pampers
pampers

Activist post has kind taken a new turn lately, it is heavily promoting David Icke and some the stories reported recently have been pretty slanted and missing a lot important information to make the conclusion or angle they jump to. It used to be one of favorites but recently I wonder if it was currupted because lately the conspiracy end has turned up paranoid and kooky.

Once you start talking reptilians = you talking about paranoid kooks who lost it with reality. Movies like "They Live" are science fiction and like "Animal Farm" may exemplifie different aspects of reality- but nobody walks away from the book saying "Talking pigs that play poker are going to take over our Farms!"

Trinity
Trinity

The reptilians must be the demonic entities which inhibit/take over -whatever- human bodies. But you must be willing to permit them to do so, there are always ways to fight them. They're hopeless though, God is absolute power -has them under his control.

Michael "MJ" Angel
Michael "MJ" Angel

you also took the red pill, stay frosty. reptilians are the descendants of a breed of dinosaurs, cave dwellers, to this day, that survived their global apocalypse, an devoted into bi-pedal highly intelligent beings. But like the animals they are, they operate on instinct and logic, there is no love, no cinema, no art, they despise us for our beauty, for the fact that when some ventured out of the caves they saw "the gods" favoring us instead of them,, it was one of them in the garden that tricked Adam and Eve, gave them half truths and have since been altering the course of humanity for the worse. They consider this THEIR planet, since they too originated from here, when you look at all the things happening to our food, our water our air, does it not make sense that whoever is behind it WANTS us sickly and dying off? :-/ you don't need Roddy's glasses to see the truth of what you just read. THEY LIVE, is not "just a movie," Hollywood has been sending us coded messages for decades, but the brainwashing of the evil is so strong, people will "fight to protect the very system of… Read more »

Shazia
Shazia

I am stunned. This article is giving me the chills even though I've read every single article written by VC.

Lu
Lu

I agree i've read most of the VC articles this one was especially disturbing because it's so true. All of my friends are like Frank. They're good people but they just don't get it. They don't understand my anxiety, the stress, and why I care about "that crap" so much. I just wish the sunglasses were real smh. I'm also all out of bubble gum.

Tina
Tina

Hey VC,

I saw this movie years ago its awesome and it does summerise well what is happening today.

Keep up the good work

Wow
Wow

I never get tired of watching this movie, each and every re-run. Simple but really fascinating and to the point. It happens to be one of my favorite movies (gotta have some) especially now that I have been on this site.

Trying to convince others is a very tough job indeed.

CerebralGrl
CerebralGrl

"V"

The tv series…

Sadie
Sadie

Notice how "V" is no longer on the air?

I need to rent this movie. Thanks, VC.

Spartan
Spartan

Same thing with Jericho, and the video game Half Life 2. Google them, they're very telling.

3rd Scribe
3rd Scribe

the woman's almost lifeless facial expression was a dead give away, her eye color is a little freaky, or maybe its her stare ( lifeless ) — the aliens represent demons, lets not play charades here, there may be aliens here on earth or out there somewhere but most alien encounters are in fact demons masquerading as aliens — humans will be fooled once again, not throwing in the towel, just calling it straight, nevertheless, i stand side by side with hope and Christ…

crunkjuic3
crunkjuic3

This is the BEST movie EVER made. I still don't get it why this was even released!?!?!?
Or why carpenter wasn't suicided

O. Coker
O. Coker

I need a copy and let me know the bill

O. Coker
O. Coker

Please print more of this movie for this generation to see and learn. Start the sales from Africa – Nigeria.