This Island Earth

“The supreme excitement of our time! Challenging the unearthly furies of an outlaw planet!” Big-budget space opera finally came to movie screens, in Technicolor and widescreen, in this irresistible ...

50s Sci-Fi Classic This Island Earth Gets New Remastered Blu-Ray Release

One of the all-time classic 1950s sci-fi movies comes to blu-ray on July 9, when Scream Factory launches This Island Earth into orbit. Extras are plentiful, and include new audio commentary with ...

Full Release Details for Scream Factory’s This Island Earth Blu-ray

Iconic Universal monsters from beyond the stars, the alien Metalunans seek global domination in This Island Earth, and with the 1955 sci-fi film is coming to Blu-ray on July 9th from Scream Factory, ...

Drive-In Dust Offs: It Came From Beneath The Sea (1955)

Oh to be a child in the ‘50s; Saturday matinees, boxed popcorn and cheap soda, flung in the air as the latest nuclear tinged monster loomed over the screen, impartial in its destruction of the masses. ...

Scream Factory’s June Blu-ray Releases Include Frankenstein Created Woman, The Entity, The Monolith Monsters

Scream Factory is looking to give you plenty of reasons to scream for joy this summer with their latest announcements of upcoming Blu-ray releases, including the Hammer's Frankenstein Created Woman ...

Gary Kurtz, ‘Star Wars’ and ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Producer, Dies at 78

Gary Kurtz, ‘Star Wars’ and ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Producer, Dies at 78 Gary Kurtz, a producer on “Star Wars” and “The Empire Strikes Back,” has died. He was 78. According to a statement by The Kurtz/Joiner Archive, the producer died from cancer on Sunday in North ...

Ikarie Xb 1

For the discerning science fiction fan, this is the best of the Eastern-bloc Cold War Sci-fi epics, a genuinely brilliant and warmly human ‘Voyage to the End of the Universe,’ restored in 4k ...

Academy Awards Film Series: Scorsese's Spielbergian Biopic Comes Crashing Down Each Time After Take-Off

'The Aviator' movie with Leonardo DiCaprio as bizarre billionaire Howard Hughes: Bloated biopic. 'The Aviator' movie review: What's not good for the Spruce Goose… Imagine Citizen Kane directed by the ...

Early Black Film Actor Has His Day

Rex Ingram in 'The Thief of Bagdad' 1940 with tiny Sabu. Actor Rex Ingram movies on TCM: Early black film performer in 'Cabin in the Sky,' 'Anna Lucasta' It's somewhat unusual for two well-known film ...

The Men Who Would Be Hughes (Plus Hepburn and the end of Rko)

Howard Hughes movies (photo: Leonardo DiCaprio as Howard Hughes in 'The Aviator') Turner Classic Movies will be showing the Howard Hughes-produced, John Farrow-directed, Baja California-set gangster ...

Two Movies Starring (Inventor) Lamarr Coming Up on TCM

Hedy Lamarr: 'Invention' and inventor on Turner Classic Movies (photo: Hedy Lamarr publicity shot ca. early '40s) Two Hedy Lamarr movies released during her heyday in the early '40s — Victor Fleming's ...

Two Sci-Fi Classics on the Big Screen

The New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles is presenting a double feature of This Island Earth (1955) and It Came From Outer Space (1953) this coming Sunday and Monday. The latter film is often cited by ...

"This Island Earth" & "It Came From Outer Space" Screenings, New Beverly Cinema, L.A., January 12-13

If you live in the Los Angeles area, the New Beverly Cinema is presenting a sci-fi double feature of This Island Earth (1955) and It Came From Outer Space (1953) on Saturday, January 12, 2014 and ...

Severin to Release Two Uncut '70s Cult Horror Classics

Severin to Release Two Uncut '70s Cult Horror Classics Severin Films is throwing a house party! The company revealed cover art and details for two upcoming DVD/Blu-ray bundles that should have fans of cult '70s horror and the UK's notorious “Video ...

The House of Seven Corpses and House On Straw Hill are Coming to Blu-ray

Severin Films will be releasing two cult horror films to Blu-ray and DVD on June 11th. Continue reading for more details and cover art for The House of Seven Corpses and House On Straw Hill: The ...

Severin to Open Both The House on Straw Hill and The House of Seven Corpses on Blu-ray and DVD

Around these parts if we had to pick what amounted to a hell of a decade for horror movies, it'd be easy to say that the Seventies were up there. Boundaries were pushed as well as the limits of what ...

Friday Noir: Mitchum and Domergue are on a highway to hell in ‘Where Danger Lives’

Where Danger Lives Directed by John Farrow Screenplay by Charles Bennett U.S.A., 1950 Infatuation is a funny thing. On the spur of the moment, its symptoms exude nothing less than immeasurable ...

Howard Hughes, Jean Peters, Terry Moore: Beauties and the Billionaire

Howard Hughes If all goes as planned, Warren Beatty will be the next big-screen Howard Hughes, following The Aviator's Leonardo DiCaprio. In Martin Scorsese's Oscar-nominated drama, DiCaprio was a ...

Interview with director, actor Alan Rowe Kelly (Don't Look In The Basement)

The first thing people will notice about horror director Alan Rowe Kelly (Don't Look In The Basement, I'll Bury You Tomorrow) is that he is a gender bender, but Kelly has been bending more then ...

The greatest sci-fi movies of the 1950s

The 50s was a golden era of big screen sci-fi. Here’s our pick of the decade’s ten very best genre films… Off screen and on, the 1950s was a spectacular era for science fiction. In literature, Ray ...

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