Cat-Women of the Moon (1953) – Friday Night At The Home Drive-In

Poster for Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)Cat-Women of the Moon (1953) by #ArthurHilton
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Astronauts travel to the moon where they discover it is inhabited by attractive young women in black tights.

“They’re fiery…fearless…ferocious!”

“You’ve never seen anything like it.”

#Adventure #SciFi

Back in January, I wrote about a movie called Missile to the Moon (1958). I didn’t know it at the time, but it was basically a remake of Cat-Women of the Moon (1953), the movie I’m here to talk about today. I loved Missile to the Moon, and when I found out that Cat-Women of the Moon was an earlier version of it, I knew I had to track it down and watch it. The only question was, would it live up to the high standard set by the second film? Continue reading

The Brain from Planet Arous (1957) – Friday Night At The Home Drive-In

The Brain from Planet Arous (1957) Poster for The Brain from Planet Arous (1957) by #NathanJuran
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An alien brain hijacks the body of a scientist to take control of the Earth.

“It Will Steal Your Body And Damn Your Soul!”

“Science-Fiction’s most astounding story!”

#Horror #SciFi

I’ve been hearing about The Brain from Planet Arous (1957) for a long time. If you’d asked me, I probably would have said that I’d seen it years ago. But watching it last Friday,  it became clear to me that I’ve never seen this unassuming sci-fi masterpiece before. Masterpiece? Well, perhaps I’m overstating it slightly, but this movie is the most fun I’ve had at the home drive-in in quite a while…

It may not hurt that I’m a fan of “brain” movies. I mean all types of them: disembodied brains, brain transplants,. evil monster brains – you name it. How could I have missed The Brain from Planet Arous until now?  Continue reading