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One of the Them ... Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

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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Friday Face Off : ‘A little soil to make it grow’

Here we are again with the Friday Face Off meme created by Books by Proxy .   This is a great opportunity to feature some of your favourite book covers.   363 more words

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Review Of Jack Finney's novel "Invasion of the Body Snatchers"

NOTE: This review contains spoilers, so read only if you choose to.

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

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November - Time and Again

So apparently, Pantomime season is crazy busy when you work in theatre production, who knew? This being my first chance to catch up with my old friend WordPress in two months, means that I may well bombard you all with two blog posts at once. 817 more words

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 My recumbent cactus

One morning a few years ago I woke up, thinking about the income tax forms I had to fill in. My day didn’t look promising but despite that my heart was singing ‘Where can I find some peace?’ (an amazing worship song by Phil Varley… 716 more words

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Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1956 USA)

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

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