Classic Film Review: War of the Worlds (2005)

‘It’s a fairly decent film hampered by its acting, storytelling and time’ War of the Worlds, 2005 Directed by: Steven Spielberg Starring: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman   Classic novel, brilliant director, big-name actor, rising young actress, remake of a popular film; what could possibly go wrong? BasedContinue reading “Classic Film Review: War of the Worlds (2005)”

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)”