Tag: science fiction

Movie Review – The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

Title: The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Runtime: 104 minutes Director: Scott Derrickson — I guess I should’ve waited a few months before watching this remake of the 1950s classic. Maybe I would’ve forgotten how incredible the original was (unlikely), and then this may not have seemed so pedestrian (even less likely). Unfortunately, I…


Movie Review – The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Title: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Runtime: 92 minutes Director: Robert Wise — Robert Wise’s science fiction masterpiece, The Day the Earth Stood Still, may just be the greatest sci-fi flick I’ve ever seen. This a damn near flawless film, and perfectly reflects the scared, ignorant era of which is represents. Branden ChowenBranden…


30-Day Horror Challenge – Day 11 – “Sci-Fi-Ho”

“The rules are simple, just pick your favorite horror film for each day! However, you can’t pick the same horror film more [than] once. So once you pick say THE EXORCIST for your favorite horror film involving the powers of Hell, you can’t [pick] it again for any other day [whatsoever,] including favorite horror film.”…