War of the Worlds (1988) – The Second Seal, and Goliath is My Name

Team Blackwood has its hands full this week as the War of the Worlds continues. Patrick Barry pens the first episode up this week, that originally aired on 7 November, 1988. The Mortheren, still referred to as Martians at this point, attempt to take over a military base that may store information about the 1953…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Seeds of Death

The Ice Warriors return in this 6 part tale that was written by Brian Hayles and ran from 25 January to 1 March, 1969. The Doctor (Troughton), Zoe (Wendy Padbury) and Jamie (Frazer Hines) find themselves bouncing between 21st century London and the moon in this latest adventure. Earth has done away with the thoughts…

The War of The Worlds (1953)

The updated moral of the story may be remember to get your vaccination shots, but this film, a welcome re-discovery on the 101 Sci-Fi Movies list is always an enjoyable watch. Based on the immortal tale by H.G. Wells, the story is updated, and lifted from England, and placed on the Pacific coast of the…

Invaders From Mars (1953)

Huh. The 101 Sci-Fi Movies brought me this film, that is simply the height of B-movies in a time when American xenophobia seemed to be at its height. The fear of the other, the Cold War, and nuclear destruction are hard at work in this film. But sometimes you just need a giggle. All of…