Operation Avalanche

Operation Avalanche: EW review

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Apart from the folks who believe Onion headlines, ordinary decent conspiracy theorists will be disappointed by Operation Avalanche. And, for once, they won’t be a minority group. Director Matt Johnson second film (after the school-shooting mockumentary The Dirties) is a 1960s-era found-footage parody about two undercover CIA agents (Johnson and Owen Williams) who infiltrate NASA and fake the 1969 moon landing. Johnson is a dedicated buffoon and some of what he conjures up (via sneaking around and low-tech special effects) is truly inspired.

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