Visuals and ambition can’t elevate ‘Alien Invasion: S.U.M.1’

This bleak but ambitious sci-fi film from Christian Pasquariello starts strong, but falters in its final act. With its uninspired ending, “Alien Invasion: S.U.M.1” squanders its cool concept and a compelling, nearly solo performance by Iwan Rheon.

In a post-apocalyptic future, an alien invasion…

This bleak but ambitious sci-fi film from Christian Pasquariello starts strong, but falters in its final act. With its uninspired ending, “Alien Invasion: S.U.M.1” squanders its cool concept and a compelling, nearly solo performance by Iwan Rheon.

In a post-apocalyptic future, an alien invasion...