The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) – Scott Derrickson

  The next title up for my perusal in the Sci-Fi Chronicles book is The Day The Earth Stood Still, I’d previously reviewed the 1951 classic here, so now it was time to take on the remake. And sadly, the updated version would rather focus on visual effects rather than the characters or story or…

Sleeping Beauty (1959) -Clyde  Geronimi

  The recommendations, which in this case are all for Disney films, after my screening of Snow White for the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book continue with this 1959 classic that interprets the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty and brings it to animated life, with wonderfully stylistic animation, songs, and once again,…

The Innocents (1961)

Is she crazy? Or are the children possessed? The Innocents tends towards the ambiguous, and I like that. Yes we see through the eyes of Miss Giddens, as played by Deborah Kerr, but is she seeing real spirits or is her mind playing tricks on her. Giddens is hired by a man to look over…