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Thursday, September 11 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.


Reviews

Thursday, December 11 2008

The Day the Earth Stood Still

On its face, casting Keanu Reeves as Klaatu, that most thoughtful visitor from another planet, seems inspired. Or maybe just obvious.


Blogs

Wednesday, February 20 2013

Don’t Open That Door! #31: 'The Day the Earth Stood Still' (1951)

Welcome to our weekly field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: humanity gets an offer it can't refuse in The Day the Earth Stood Still


Thursday, March 17 2011

The Top 10 Alien Invasion Movies of All Time

The ten best examples of the alien overthrow Hollywood has ever attempted...


Tuesday, January 27 2009

Obama & More Critical Commentary on Cultural Imperialism in 2008's 'The Day the Earth Stood Still'

The Day the Earth Stood Still was rich in contemporary and relevant social criticism despite the regurgitating an apocalypse narrative and re-hashing Keanu Reeves as another prophetic savior.


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