Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)


Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Release Year: 1956 Director: Don Siegel Writers: Daniel Mainwaring (screenplay), Jack Finney (based on his Collier’s magazine serial) Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan, Carolyn Jones, Jean Willes, Ralph Dumke, Virginia Christine A small-town doctor learns that the inhabitants of his community are being replaced by alien duplicates. Don Siegel’s 1956 sci-fi ..

The Black Hole

The Black Hole


The Black Hole

Release year: 1979 Director: Gary Nelson Screenwriters: Jeb Rosebrook, Gerry Day Starring: Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Foster, Joseph Bottoms, Yvette Mimieux, Ernest Borgnine, Tom McLoughlin Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects. Moviegeek Sunday Classic #250, week 14 2019  Near the end of a long mission exploring deep space, the spacecraft USS ..

Black Panther

Black Panther


Black Panther

Release year: 2018 Director: Ryan Coogler Screenwriter: Ryan Coogler Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyuong’o Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Martin Freeman, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker Ratings: Nominated to 7 Oscars: Best Movie, Best Original Score, Best Original Song, Costume Design, Production Design, Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing. 5 Saturn Awards: Best Comic-to-Film Motion ..

The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner


The Maze Runner

Release year: 2014 Director: Wes Ball Screenwriter: Noah Oppenheim, Grant Pierce Myers, T.S. Nowlin, James Dashner (novel) Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Aml Ameen, Ki Hong Lee, Blake Cooper, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter, Dexter Darden, Joe Adler Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) wakes up in a rusty elevator emerging in a valley with about thirty young boys surrounded by ..

Battleship

Battleship


Battleship

Release year: 2012 Director: Peter Berg Screenwriter: Jon Hoeber, Eric Hoeber Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano, Hamish Linklater, Gregory D. Gadson Young and reckless Alex (Kitsch) joins the navy and his protective brother (Skarsgård) after one too many incidents with the law. When an alien invasion happens near ..

Flatliners (2017)

Flatliners (2017)


Flatliners (2017)

  Release year: 2017 Director: Niels Arden Oplev Screenwriter: Peter Filardi (based on a story by), Ben Ripley Starring: Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, Kiersey Clemons, Kiefer Sutherland, Madison Brydges, Anna Arden Five medical students embarks on a daring experiment to prove whether or not there is life after death by stopping ..

Bride of Frankenstein

Bride of Frankenstein


Bride of Frankenstein

Release Year: 1935 Director: James Whale Writers: William Hurlbut (screenplay & adaptation), John Balderston (adaptation), Mary Shelley (inspired by her 1816 novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus) Starring: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Valeria Hobson, Ernest Thesiger, Elsa Lanchester, Gavin Gordon, Douglas Walton, Una O’Connor, E.E. Clive, Lucien Prival, O.P. Heggie, Dwight Frye, Reginald Barlow, Mary Gordon ..

The Cloverfield Paradox

The Cloverfield Paradox


The Cloverfield Paradox

Release year: 2018 Director: Julius Onah Screenwriter: Oren Uziel, Doug June Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, Daniel Brühl, John Ortiz, Chris O’Dowd, Aksel Hennie, Ziyi Zhang, Roger Davies, Elizabeth Debicki In the near future there is an energy crisis on Earth and a crew is sent into space to test the Shepard particle accelerator expecting to ..

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange


A Clockwork Orange

Release year: 1971 Director: Stanley Kubrick Screenwriter: Stanley Kubrick, Anthony Burgess (novel) Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke, John Clive, Adrienne Corri, Carl Duering Ratings: 4 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, best Director, Best adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing. 3 Golden Globes nominations: Best Picture – Drama, Best Director, Best Actor – Drama ..

Midnight Special

Midnight Special


Midnight Special

Release year: 2016 Director: Jeff Nichols Screenwriter: Jeff Nichols Starring: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Jaeden Lieberher, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, Bill Camp, Scott Haze, Sam Shepard An unlikely boy (Jaeden Lieberher) is on the run with his father (Michael Shannon) and a family friend (Joel Edgerton). Chasing them is both the government as well as ..

Passengers

Passengers


Passengers

Release year: 2016 Director: Morten Tyldum Screenwriter: Jon Spaihts Starring: Chris Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Andy Garcia, Vince Foster, Kara Flowers, Conor Brophy Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: Best Original Score, Best Achievement in Production Design. When a failure means Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) wakes up 90 years too early on the spaceship ..

It! The Terror From Beyond Space

It! The Terror From Beyond Space


It! The Terror From Beyond Space

Release year: 1958 Director: Edward L. Cahn Screenwriter: Jerome Bixby Starring: Marshall Thompson, Shirley Patterson, Kim Spalding, Ann Doran, Dabbs Greer, Paul Langton, Robert Bice, Richard Benedict After the first manned mission to Mars leaves but one survivor (Thompson) and a rescue team arrives to rescue him shaking at disbelief when he talks about a ..