The Body Snatchers, a 1954 science-fiction novel by Jack Finney, has been translated to the big screen several times. Its premise of alien spores falling to earth and quickly copying and replacing people with exact duplicates was extremely timely when released in the 1950s. 294 more words
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Ever since the 1956 black and white classic movie “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” was released certain phrases became part of everyday life for most folks. 992 more words
The Thing From Another World birthed the alien invader film, and the theme proved so popular it quickly became its own genre. Where most of these, especially The War of the Worlds, showed aliens arriving en masse in gigantic spaceships to obliterate humanity from the face of the Earth. 938 more words