On October 30, 1938 (83 years ago today), Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre on Air broadcast an infamous adaptation of The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells, which according to some reports caused mass hysteria across the United States.
(Daily Doctor Who #341)
Continue reading The War of the Worlds in Doctor Who – Leveraging Mass Hysteria
Continuing with this series of 47 moments in film that I love (Why 47?), today, for #29, we come to a film that I have always loved, in spite of its obvious flaws.
War of the Worlds (2005)
Continue reading 47 Great Movie Moments #29 – War of the Worlds
Steven Spielberg’s War of the Worlds – I am a big fan. I really enjoy that movie. I’d probably even put it on my list of 100 favorite films, which is a list that some other more revered Spielberg projects, like ET, the Extra-Terrestrial or even Schindler’s List, don’t make it onto.
Waaaiiit a minute – did I just say that War of the Worlds is better than ET? Better than Schindler’s List ?!?!? That’s it, I’m outta here… Continue reading War of the Worlds (2005) – Not ashamed to like it