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The Time Machine 2002

The Time Machine (2002) starring Guy Pierce, Samantha Mumba, Jeremy Irons
movie review of The Time Machine (2002) starring Guy Pierce, Samantha Mumba, Jeremy Irons Movie review of the 2002 version of H.G. Welles novel, “The Time Machine” written by a fan of the original George Pal version of the story – surprisingly, I found that I enjoyed the...
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Message from Space

Message from Space, starring Vic Morrow, Mikio Narita, Sonny Chiba, Etsuko Shihomi, Hiroyuki Sanada, Philip Casnoff, Philip Casnoff
Message from Space, starring Vic Morrow, Mikio Narita, Sonny Chiba, Etsuko Shihomi, Hiroyuki Sanada, Philip Casnoff, Philip Casnoff Synopsis of Message from Space  From a captive planet two million light years away, came a desperate message from space… Help us! On the verge of annihilation, Kido, the leader of the persecuted Jillucians, sends his beautiful granddaughter,...
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The Day the Earth Caught Fire

The Day the Earth Caught Fire, starring Edward Judd, Leo McKern, Janet Munro, by Val Guest
The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1962), starring Edward Judd, Leo McKern, Janet Munro, by Val Guest Synopsis of The Day the Earth Caught Fire British reporters and a weatherwoman get the facts after U.S./Soviet same-day nuclear tests. Product description of The Day the Earth Caught Fire  When the United States and the...
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Spaceflight IC-1

Spaceflight IC-1 (1965) starring Bill Williams, Norma West, John Cairney, Linda Marlowe
Spaceflight IC-1 (1965) starring Bill Williams, Norma West, John Cairney, Linda Marlowe Spaceflight IC-1 seems to be about mankind’s first attempt at interstellar colonization.  It also appears to be an attempt at mutiny that goes wrong.  Both of those are true, but only on the surface.  The movie is actually about life...
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Logan’s Run

Logan's Run (1976) starring Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Peter Ustinov
Logan’s Run (1976) starring Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Peter Ustinov Synopsis of Logan’s Run Imagine a future world where everyone is young and beautiful, and can have anything they could ever want.  Except the freedom to leave.  And everyone faces mandatory death at the age of 30. Logan is a member of...
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Master of the World

Master of the World, starring Vincent Price, Charles Bronson
Master of the World, starring Vincent Price, Charles Bronson, Henry Hull, Mary Webster, David Frankham Synopsis of Master of the World  In Master of the World, four individuals use a lighter-than-air craft to investigate strange activity from a mountain. They fear a volcano. Instead, they find Robar, master of the...
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, starring James Mason, Kirk Douglas, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954), starring James Mason, Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas Editorial review of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea courtesy of Amazon.com 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea – The swashbuckler genre bumped into science fiction in 1954 for one of Hollywood’s great entertainments. The Jules Verne...
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Red Planet Mars

Red Planet Mars (1952) starring Peter Graves, Andrea King, Herbert Berghof
Red Planet Mars (1952) starring Peter Graves, Andrea King, Herbert Berghof Synopsis of Red Planet Mars  In Red Planet Mars, an American scientist (Peter Graves) contacts Mars by radio and receives information that Mars is a utopia — which causes massive uncertainty on Western civilization, since their technology could...
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The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still, starring Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe - DVD
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) starring Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe The Day the Earth Stood Still is one of the classic science fiction movies, and with good reason. The acting is excellent, as are the special effects and cinematography – and with...
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Robinson Crusoe on Mars

Robinson Crusoe on Mars, starring Paul Mantee
Robinson Crusoe on Mars, starring  Paul Mantee Editorial review of  Robinson Crusoe on Mars courtesy of Amazon.com Although it is a thoughtful and surprisingly non exploitative movie, the title Robinson Crusoe on Mars might conjure up unholy echoes of cross-pollinated genre movies such as Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s...
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