Tag: H.G. Wells

DVD: Gnaw – Foods of the Gods: Part 2 (1989)

DVD: Gnaw – Foods of the Gods: Part 2 (1989)

April 23, 2018 | By

H.G. Wells’ 1904 novel The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth has spawned a trio of works, each of which isn’t especially faithful to the 3-part book, and around 1987 Damian Lee took a crack at Wells’ novel…

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The First Men (plus Woman) Go to the Moon + RKO

The First Men (plus Woman) Go to the Moon + RKO

May 22, 2015 | By

Lunar exploration are the feature attraction in Ray Harryhausen’s First Men in the Moon (1964) on Blu from Twilight Time and Byron Haskin’s From the Earth to the Moon (1958) on spectacular VHS + a bit on RKO Radio Pictures.

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BR: First Men in the Moon (1964)

BR: First Men in the Moon (1964)

May 22, 2015 | By

According to the Blu-ray’s commentary track, Ray Harryhausen had wanted to film a work by H.G. Wells since the 1950s, but things finally clicked in 1964 when he developed and produced a lively version of the author’s 1901 slim novel, and what remains his only film in 2.35:1 ‘scope…

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Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds: Part I

Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds: Part I

April 30, 2011 | By

In this first part examining Orson Welles’ 1938 radio drama of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, I’ve a review of The Art of Time Ensemble’s 2011 stage production + director Andrew Burashko, and related reviews of The Night America Trembled (1957) and Without Warning (1994)…

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Film: Without Warning (1994)

Film: Without Warning (1994)

April 29, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / V to Z . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: n/a / DVD Extras: n/a Label: Madacy/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: October 22, 2004 Genre: Science-Fictition / Drama / Mockumentary Synopsis: H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds” is redone as a live TV feed, where network news anchors […]

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