Not Monster Sci-Fi

By Carl Slaughter: Most of the sci-fi movies of the 40s, 50s, and 60s are monster movies with a science premise.  By contrast, these two movies offer meaningful interaction between aliens and Earthlings and between humans and humans.

This Island Earth

The 27th Day

3 thoughts on “Not Monster Sci-Fi

  1. THE 27TH DAY was an anti communist film. It has some good ideas, but it is badly dated. Its biggest flaw is the idea of selective genocide, suggested by alien outsiders who want to “peacefully colonize’ the earth, by giving several people the means to wipe out people inr a few thousand square miles.

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