This Island Earth (1955)

Introduction This Island Earth is a 1955 American science fiction film from Universal-International, produced by William Alland, directed by Joseph M. Newman and Jack Arnold, that stars Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue and Rex Reason. It is based on the eponymous 1952 novel by Raymond F. Jones, which was originally published in the magazine Thrilling Wonder… Read More

The Body Snatchers TV & Film Collection

Introduction The following is a collection of TV series and films based (directly, indirectly, and/or loosely) on the 1955 book, The Body Snatchers, by Jack Finney. Background Pod People (also known as Body Snatchers) is the colloquial term for a species of plantlike aliens featured in the 1955 novel The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney,… Read More

Invasion (2006): S01E18 – Re-Evolution

Introduction Invasion is an American science fiction television series that aired on ABC for one season beginning in 21 September 2005. Outline Russell and Dave investigate what has been happening on Szura’s island. Tensions rise at school between those who have changed and those who have not, and Tom looks into the military’s involvement in… Read More

Invasion (2006): S01E15 – The Nest

Introduction Invasion is an American science fiction television series that aired on ABC for one season beginning in 21 September 2005. Outline Kira continues her search for answers but falls into the wrong crowd and into trouble. Russell helps Mariel test her blood for abnormalities with shocking results, and Derek and Christina make their return… Read More