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Silver Saucers & Bug-Eyed Monsters

Keep Watching the Skies: American Science Fiction Movies of the Fifties (21st Century Edition) by Bill Warren (Introduced by Howard Waldrop) McFarland & Company Inc., Publishers (2010) A thoroughly remarkable tome. At once an invaluable, nay, exhaustive resource and a … Continue reading

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“Forbidden Planet”…and warm memories of another time

We’ll call this a eulogy for fallen stars. Leslie Nielsen and Anne Francis were two of the principals associated with the ground-breaking 1956 science fiction film “Forbidden Planet”.  They died within months of each other (November 28, 2010 & January … Continue reading

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