Tag Archives: Ray Bradbury

Visitors: “It Came From Outer Space” (1953)

           “It Came From Outer Space”  (1953)     A meteor that could easily be mistaken for a Christmas ornament crashes into the Arizona desert  and mysterious galactic visitors descend upon an altogether peaceful Southwestern hamlet … Continue reading

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Chandler’s Trailers: “A Sound of Thunder” (2005)

           “A Sound of Thunder”  (2005)      Based upon the Ray Bradbury short story of the same name, “A Sound of Thunder” is that rare science fiction film which ambitiously expands upon its source material, … Continue reading

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Across the Ages: “The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms” (1953)

“THE BEAST FROM 20,000 FATHOMS”     (1953)_     The first in director Eugene Lourié’s “giant beast wreaks havoc on a major city” trilogy (followed in 1959 by the rather redundantly titled “The Giant Behemoth” and in 1961 with “Gorgo”), this 1953 … Continue reading

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