Westworld (1973) Classic Movie Review 155

Westworld (1973)

      Today’s movie is Westworld (1973). I love this movie. It is based on a Michael Crichton novel. Crichton also directed this film. It is so much better than the HBO series of the same name. The effects are somewhat less than we would like today, but this…

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Marooned (1969) Classic Movie Review 147

Marooned (1969)

  Today’s movie is Marooned (1969). This movie is a space disaster film that was made near the peak of the US space program. It was also made at a time we were mired in Vietnam and engaged in the Cold War with the Soviet Union. This movie foreshadowed a…

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Capricorn One (1977) Classic Movie Review 145

Capricorn One (1977)

  Some people believe the moon landings were faked. Those people are known as idiots. Today’s movie is Capricorn One (1977). This is a fantastic conspiracy theory movie about an aborted flight to Mars and the coverup. This movie fits in well with the general mistrust of the government following…

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The Time Machine (1960) Classic Movie Review 144

The Time Machine (1960)

    Today’s movie is The Time Machine (1960). This is a great science fiction movie and it is certainly one of the best time-traveling movies ever made. The movie is rated 7.6 on iMDB.com[1] and 77% on the Tomatometer at Rotten Tomatoes[2]. This film won an Oscar for Best…

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The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Classic Movie Review 143

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

  Today’s movie is The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). Directed by Robert Wise, this is one of the best and most well-known sci-fi movies in the benevolent alien’s group. Many people quote from this movie, not really knowing the origins. This film is rated 7.8 on iMDB.com[1] and…

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Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973) Classic Movie Review 122

Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)

    Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. So please subscribe when you are finished listening. You can also go to classicmovierev.com to read notes, bios,…

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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972) Classic Movie Review 121

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

    Today’s movie is Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972). This movie is the fourth in original series and by my rating is 3rd out of the original 5. The mask quality continued to go down and I expected to see apes with plastic Halloween masks with…

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) Classic Movie Review 120

Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)

  Today’s movie is Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971). This movie is the third of the original series and in my opinion, it is the second best preceded by the original. This movie didn’t receive any big awards or feature prominently on any lists. So, with that,…

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Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970) Classic Movie Review 119

  Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. So please subscribe when you are finished listening. You can also go to classicmovierev.com to read notes, bios, and…

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Planet of the Apes (1968) Classic Movie Review 118

Planet of the Apes (1968)

  Welcome to today’s show, Planet of the Apes (1968), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. So please subscribe when you are finished listening. You can also go to classicmovierev.com…

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