Mysterious Island (1961)

My Take Mysterious Island is another movie I watched for free at the Southeast Theater in Sugarhouse UT.  The original story was written by Jules Verne in 1874. At some point I read the novel, but that was long after I had seen the movie. As with most movies taken from novels, the novel was […]

Snowpiercer (2013)

My Take Snowpiercer is another movie whose premise is based on “Global Warming”. Somehow all the world ends because global warming has caused a new ice age. The whole earth is covered in ice and snow. The only living beings ride around the globe on a super train that takes a complete year from start […]

Them (1954)

Before the world had the complex issue of “Global Warming” to worry about and frighten people there was the very real threat of nuclear destruction. Many of the old science fiction movies made during the 50’s and 60’s were made to propagate the threat of annihilation because of the use of nuclear energy. Unlike today’s […]

Forbidden Planet (1956)

Forbidden Planet was a sci-fi movie that actually frightened me. I’m not sure how old I was when I first saw it. It was a well done movie with well-known actors. I have watched the movie a few times since I was a kid and I still enjoy seeing it. I remember being fascinated with […]

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

The Day the Earth Stood Still is perhaps my all time favorite science fiction movie. I must have been 9 or 10 years old when I first watched the movie. I have watched it several times since then. I have a fondness for old black and white movies. I like to categorize black and white […]

Favorite Movies of All Time

Writing about my favorite TV show got me thinking that I should include the movies I remember and still watch from my teenage years. I will also include some movies that I became a fan of later in life. I may add additional movies as I remember them. Journey to the Center of the Earth […]

the martian – Bing

The Martian · 2015 · 2hr 24min · Adventure IMDb 8.2/10 Rotten Tomatoes 93% During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he […]