Category Archive: Sunday Sci-Fi

Sep 08 2013

Sunday Sci-fi: BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED

  You can’t get a much more of a family oriented science fiction film, with aliens who are also spaceships, than BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED!  It had a great little cast including veteran actors Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña, Michael Carmine and Dennis Boutsikaris. Tenants of a single apartment building are trying to hold out from being thrown out by …

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Sep 01 2013

Sunday Sci-Fi: VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA (1961)

Hey geeks! It’s another Sunday Sci-fi, and today I want to suggest a family classic underwater adventure that almost seemed like a modern day 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.  I’m talking about the 1961 VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA. It starred Walter Pidgeon as Admiral Nelson, an officer and scientist who commands the newest submarine …

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Aug 25 2013

Sunday Sci-Fi: CONQUEST OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (1972)

SUNDAY SCI-FI are my suggestions for an afternoon movie that the family can get together and enjoy. CONQUEST OF THE PLANET OF THE APES is the Forth film in the original planet of the apes series. Caesar is the descendant of two evolved Chimpanzee parents that escaped back in time from a doomed future. Because of …

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Aug 04 2013

Sunday Scifi: DOCTOR DOLITTLE (1967)

This is more of a fantasy, but it’s perfect material for a Sunday afternoon movie.  It’s got singing, a cooky doctor, a kind of love story, and lots of animals. One of them even talks.  it’s a fun adventure that goes from one end of the world to the other.  The film has a pretty …

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Mar 24 2013

Sunday Sci-Fi: FANTASTIC VOYAGE (1966)

If ever there was a science fiction movie that the whole family should watch on a Sunday Afternoon, it’s the incredible 1966 classic – FANTASTIC VOYAGE. This film originally hails from a Sci-fi book written out of the incredible imagination of Isaac Asimov.  It begins with a spy that has a secret, but is injured in …

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Mar 17 2013

Sunday Sci-Fi: STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES

If you’re a geek, you have probably watched the old Star Trek series.  The 1966 to 1969 TV show that built an incredible culture and following.  It might be one of your favorite Sci-Fi TV series, or you might just be able to take it or leave it.  Either way, maybe you haven’t sat down …

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Feb 03 2013

Sunday Sci-Fi – THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

There is one thing that the geek in me loves.  And that’s a good What-If.  I loved it in Marvel Comics, and I love it in movies. So what if a navy Aircraft Carrier, with all its planes and weapons, went back in time to the day just before World War II?  That’s the question …

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Jan 27 2013

Sunday Sci-Fi: BACK TO THE FUTURE (1985)

I know that I don’t have to tell you 80s kids about the 1985 classic – BACK TO THE FUTURE!  But tell me this, has your family seen it?  That is, if you have some. I’m all about putting people onto old classic Sci-fi, fantasy and horror stuff.  And Sunday is a great day for …

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