Original vs. Remake: The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds (1953) vs. War of the Worlds (2005)   The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by author H. G. Wells, first published in 1897, and focused on the earth in the days of an alien invasion. 56 years later, it was adapted to a film. The originalContinue reading “Original vs. Remake: The War of the Worlds”

Classic Film Review: The War of the Worlds (1953)

‘On the whole, including the brutally beautiful final sequence of the aliens destroying a city, the film looks beautiful’ The War of the Worlds, 1953 Directed by: Byron Haskin Starring: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson   Based on H. G. Wells’ novel of the same name, The War of the Worlds takes place in California (notContinue reading “Classic Film Review: The War of the Worlds (1953)”