Tag Archive: Roddy McDowall

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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Jun 15 2012

Flashback Friday: PLANET OF THE APES (1968)

PLANET OF THE APES.  Not the 2001 remake with Marky-Mark, but the real deal original from 1968.   Charlton Heston stars as Taylor, one of four astronauts that crash-lands on a planet after passing through some space anomaly.  One of them doesn’t survive the trip, but Taylor and the others search for food and water.  They think the …

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Jan 07 2012

Flashback Fridays: PLANET OF THE APES

After seeing RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES a few days ago on dvd, I thought I should post this choice for today’s Flashback Friday.  This is the 1968 film that started it all – PLANET OF THE APES. This was a real change of pace for the Science Fiction of the 60’s.  Actually, …

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Oct 16 2011

Scream-A-Day No. 16 – FRIGHT NIGHT

We’ve heard of Horror.  And we’ve heard of comedy.  But Comedy-Horror ain’t been around too long, with few exceptions.  Today’s Scream-A-Day feature is an 80’s film that had a supernatural premise we’ve seen before, but with the Funny!  FRIGHT NIGHT! Vampire next door, or down the street, or in the old dark castle on the …

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