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One Day Until the ‘Keep Watching the Skies! Science Fiction Movies of the 1950s Blogathon’!

In one day, my Keep Watching the Skies! Science Fiction Movies of the 1950s Blogathon will start.  I am delighted I can honor my favorite decade of my favorite film genre.  Whether you’re watching a cheesy, crappy one or a … Continue reading

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Independence Day (1996)

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“Mr. Levinson, contrary to what you may have read in the tabloids, there is no Area 51.  There is no spaceship,” says President Thomas Whitmore to Julius Levinson.  Albert Nimzicki interrupts, “Uh…excuse me, Mr. President?  That’s not entirely accurate.”  David … Continue reading

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Announcing the Keep Watching the Skies! Science Fiction Movies of the 1950s Blogathon!

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My favorite era of science fiction films is the 1950s.  It’s described as the classic era where many of the sci-fi productions were low-budget films designed for a largely teenage audience.  While many were formulaic, gimmicky, comic-book style films, they drew upon the political themes or … Continue reading

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The Time Machine (1960)

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“What have you done?  Thousands of years of building and rebuilding, creating and recreating so you can let it crumble to dust.  A million years of sensitive men dying for their dreams…  For what?  So you can swim and dance … Continue reading

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‘An American Tail: Fievel Goes West’ & ‘The Prince of Egypt’

Simon Wells is an animator, storyboard artist, and director who is also the great grandson of famed author H. G. Wells (The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, The War of the Worlds).  Simon studied audio-visual design at the Perse School … Continue reading