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The Monster Mash: Creature from the Black Lagoon

“There are many strange legends in the Amazon.”

The Gill-Man from Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) is the first new classic Universal monster we’ve discussed since 1941’s… 574 more words

Horror

It Came from Outer Space (1953), HD BR 2-D

It Came from Outer Space (1953) was a landmark film for Universal in being the studio’s first attempt at depicting an alien visitor,  a first for use of stereophonic sound and photography in the Mojave/Joshua Tree landscapes, first presentation of a 3-D monster film (anticipating Universal’s… 276 more words

Sci-Fi

Creature from the Black Lagoon

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(7/10) In a nutshell: While Universal made this film in 1954 as a cheap money-grabber to cash in on the 3D craze, they once again underestimated the magic created by combining producer William Alland, director Jack Arnold, actor Richard Carlson and the studio’s brilliant design and makeup team, just as they had done on their previous collaboration. 9,394 more words

Film

The Maze (1953)

‘It’s a piece of seaweed, I’m sure of it…’

A bridegroom is called away from his engagement party on the French Rivera to return to his ancestral castle in Scotland. 592 more words

Movie Reviews

The Maze (1953 Allied Artists Pictures Full Film)

Do you ever get the urge to walk up to a camera and start monologuing to a make believe audience about a terrifying event that happened in your life?   580 more words

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New 3-D Bluray of IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE (1953) is outstanding!

Our friend Bob Furmanek, Founder and CEO of the 3-D Film Archive, hosted another private screening for Classic Movies and More.  This time the Archive’s latest 3-D restoration of Jack Arnold’s  633 more words

Classic Movies

Riders to the Stars

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(5/10) In a nutshell: In his second OSI film producer Ivan Tors teams up with writer Curt Siodmak and director/actor Richard Carlson to to train a group of unwitting volunteers to become USA:s first astronauts. 5,173 more words

Film