Film Review: Riders To The Stars (1954)

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SYNOPSIS: “In the mid-fifties, American scientists determine that they require metal from meteors if they are to build spacecraft that can withstand the rigors of space travel. To that end they recruit twelve scientists and ask them to undergo a series of tests. The men don’t quite know exactly what they are being tested for but in the end, three are selected to go into space. Their mission is to capture a meteor and bring … Continue reading

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Film Review: It Came From Outer Space (1953)

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SYNOPSIS: “John Putnam is a writer and an amateur stargazer with a new home out in the beautiful Arizona desert, which he enjoys with Ellen Fields, his girlfriend and a local schoolteacher. John is not trusted by the people of the small town near where he lives, certainly not by Sheriff Matt Warren, who feels protective of Ellen, and perhaps something more. One night, John and Ellen see a meteor crash in the desert. John … Continue reading

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Film Review: Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954)

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SYNOPSIS: “A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discover a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious creature, but it breaks free. The Gill-Man returns to kidnap the lovely Kay, fiancĂ©e of one of the expedition, with whom it has fallen in love.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: The Thing From Another World (1951) made a lot of money and initiated the fifties boom of monster movies – there … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tormented (1960)

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SYNOPSIS: “On an island community off California, Tom Stewart is preparing to marry the woman he loves. His plans are threatened by his old girlfriend, Vi, who shows up secretly. During a confrontation at the top of the island’s lighthouse, the railing breaks and Vi falls. Tom has a chance to save her but doesn’t. Tom’s relief at Vi’s accident soon fades when her vengeful spirit begins showing up wherever he goes.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: … Continue reading

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