(aka Space Men Appear in Tokyo, The Mysterious Satellite) I finally saw the original Japanese version of this film. It is amazing what a difference that can make. Frankly, I didn’t think much of this one when I saw the American dubbed version of this film, bundled in a set with several other public domain […]Read more "Uchûjin Tôkyô ni arawaru [Warning from Space] (1956)"
My six year old nephew saw the trailer for this film and immediately knew that he had to see it. And, what’s more, he pestered me half to death for days because we ran out of time the night we started it and only got to see the first half hour or so. The end result, […]Read more "Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)"
Ah, the joys of Hammer films! Even before their Quatermass Xperiment hit the theaters, Hammer decided they wanted to make a sequel and hired Jimmy Sangster to write the first of his many scripts. Unfortunately, Quatermass’ creator, Nigel Kneale wasn’t about to give them the rights to his character (and would in fact bring his second adventure […]Read more "X the Unknown (1956)"