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Old 11th September 2020, 10:48 AM
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The Giant Claw (1957, Fred F Sears)

When two pilots report an unusual sighting whilst flying, the higher ups pour scorn on their findings. More fool them!!
A hoot. If only for the applejack scene hahaha.
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Old 12th September 2020, 08:26 PM
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Fiend Without A Face (1958, Arthur Crabtree)

Science bad in this belter from Amalgamated. When a Canadian airbase () is "targeted" by unseen forces, it's up to a no nonsense soldier to sort out the wheat from the chaff.

I've always loved this and quite often watch it with Invasion, as they have a few things in common.
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Fiend Without A Face (1958, Arthur Crabtree)

Science bad in this belter from Amalgamated. When a Canadian airbase () is "targeted" by unseen forces, it's up to a no nonsense soldier to sort out the wheat from the chaff.

I've always loved this and quite often watch it with Invasion, as they have a few things in common.
May not be the best film but certainly good to view once every so often
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Old 12th September 2020, 08:33 PM
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Tis the Criterion one which at least is UNCUT unlike the other one I bought

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Old 13th September 2020, 12:42 AM
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Fiend without a face is a favourite of mine, i think the stop motion attack is far better than most of the alien invasion films of the time and i do wonder whether the spinal cord around the neck vibe influenced the facehugger design.
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War Between The Planets (1966, Anthony Dawson)

Margheriti strikes again! Essentially a love triangle with some nice minatures, this is one of those "physics be damned" SF capers .
The male lead looks at least 10 years too old to play the part etc.
Hilarious. Isn't that PC either (shock bleedin' horror )
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I went to the Ray Harryhausen exhibition in Edinburgh yesterday, if you can get there before it ends, it's well worth seeing. Full of models from the films he worked on, storyboards he used to plan the animations, and trinkets from his studios.

This short film is part of the show as well, you can watch it in the viewing room at the gallery, but the nice staff member there told us we could watch it on Youtube as the room was quite full, here it is.

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