The Vast of Night is an interesting film worth watching.
If you’ve seen it, have you thought about another movie that has almost the exact same premise?
Here’s a hint: Substitute a bunch of autonomous self driving cars, trucks, and other motorized devices for the various insects and ‘monsters’ depicted in The Vast of Night.
Still can’t think of the other movie? Well, take a look at the background image for this article.
Beyond that, think Stephen King and Emilio Estevez film with the AC/DC song…
Got it? Yes, it is Maximum Overdrive.
It really does seem as if The Vast of Night idea started off with the question of, “What if we made a contemporary movie using the premise of Maximum Overdrive, without the campiness?”