Dr. David Anderson Talks Science Fiction for Archaeology and the Movies Series

Dr. David G. Anderson of the University of Tennessee Knoxville joins us to day to share his expert knowledge on science fiction and archaeology. See more Archaeology and the Movies Edited Transcript John: (00:00) I’m very excited to be here today with Dr. David Anderson. He’s a professor of archaeology…

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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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Planet of the Apes (1968) Classic Movie Review 118

Planet of the Apes (1968)

Today’s movie is Planet of the Apes (1968). Because of where I grew up, I missed the summer of love. But I lived through a time from 1968 to 1973 where five, count um, five “Planet of the Apes” movies came out. Of course, they got progressively worse, but that…

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Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) Classic Movie Review 102

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

  Today’s movie is Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956). It is one of those great old black and white UFO films that came out when American was trying to understand the Cold War between the USA and USSR and fearing total nuclear annihilation. Kind of like 2017! In this…

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