Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Posted By on Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 11:47 AM

The 1951 version of The Day the Earth Stood Still still holds up beautifully as a science fiction classic (see this issue's View From The Couch column for a review of the new DVD reissue), but I'll refrain from taking the usual route of using a cherished original to bludgeon a shoddy remake to death. In the case of the new Day, there's no need: The film mostly fails on its own terms. Read more...

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