Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

The original, and the best.  Superbly directed by Don Siegel (Dirty Harry, The Killers, The Shootist), the film takes advantage of the science fiction craze in the 1950s and the paranoia from the Cold War. Starring Kevin McCarthy as mild-mannered doctor Miles Bennell, he doesn’t believe the sudden rash of people convinced their loved ones … More Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Dana Wynter Remembered

Actress Dana Wynter was someone you didn’t forget. “Elegant” is how she was often described. Elegant, and then some. She had an interesting life, born in Germany, spent her early years in England before her family relocated to Southern Rhodesia, and eventually studying medicine in at Rhoades University in South Africa.  She had dabbled in … More Dana Wynter Remembered