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September Storm (1960)

The Greek Isles, gold doubloons and Joanne Dru highlight this 3-D programmer that also features a rubber shark, Mark Stevens as the lead treasure hunter and Robert Strauss posing a greater threat to Miss Dru than any shark below the waves. 673 more words

Daily Take

Film of the Book: The War of the Worlds

Two versions…

Directed by Byron Haskin and starring Gene Barry (1953)
Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise (2005)

From the book review:

London, at the tail-end of the nineteenth century, is the largest city on Earth, the centre of the world’s greatest empire; indeed, the centre of the world.

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Book Review

Pluriplicante 11

Pluriplicante 11 (… sobre fantasias com que os humanos se distraem)

Esboços pluriplicantes das razões e desrazões, dos retratos e desretratos dos cotidias.                                                          

»»»»» Um ataque sistemático de extraterrestres, instalados em pequenas naves tão indestrutíveis quanto destruidoras, pode reflectir os medos da população norteamericana, em plena época da Guerra Fria, consubstanciados na ameaça nuclear. 250 more words