Nathan Juran
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//Reviews

20 Million Miles to Earth
15 Aug 2007 // 6:00 PM

This flick faithfully subscribes to the major conventions that characterized the science fiction genre during the paranoid '50s, but it's so well done that it's required viewing for those interested in modern cinema.

20 Million Miles to Earth (1957)
26 Jun 2002 // 8:00 PM

The only real knock on '20 Million Miles to Earth' is one that more or less dogged Harryhausen throughout his career: his creations are more animate and sometimes infinitely more interesting than their live actor costars.

//Blogs

Don’t Open That Door! #36: 'The Deadly Mantis' (1957)
28 Mar 2013 // 3:00 AM

Welcome to our weekly field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: it's time to start prayin' fer mercy from The Deadly Mantis.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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