Film Review: Mysterious Island (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A cinematic adaptation of Jules Verne’s 1874 novel “The Mysterious Island”, the story begins during the American Civil War, as famine and death ravage the city of Richmond, Virginia. Five northern POWs make the decision to escape the war by hijacking a hot air balloon! Drifting through the night, they wake to find themselves marooned on a desert island, but they aren’t alone… Littered with wreckage, the island is home to cast of survivors … Continue reading

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Jules Verne’s Mysterious Island re-imagining Comes to DVD

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American history meets fantasy in one of the greatest action-adventure tales of all time, Jules Verne’s Mysterious Island, a newly updated cinematic adaptation of the beloved literary classic, The Mysterious Island (1874), landing on DVD May 29 from Green Apple Entertainment. As famine and death ravage Richmond, Va., five northern Civil War POWs, including Emmy Award-winner, Pruitt Taylor Vince (AMC’s The Walking Dead, JFK, Drive Angry, Constantine) and Lochlyn Munro (Dead Man on Campus, White … Continue reading

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Trailer: Jules Vernes Mysterious Island (1961)

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Trailer: Jules Vernes Mysterious Island (1961) During the US Civil War, Union POWs escape in a balloon and end up stranded on a South Pacific island, inhabited by giant plants and animals. They must use their ingenuity to survive the dangers, and to devise a way to return home. Sequel to ’20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’

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