Sci Fi Movie Podcast The Day The Earth Stood Still

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Hosted by Remi Lavictoire, Ian Fults and Jonathan Colbon

Discussion points:

  • Cultural impact
  • The Red Scare
  • Klaatu’s message
  • Science rules!
  • Politics fails!
  • Atomic weapons vs. Climate change
  • Jesus Klaatu
  • Casting choices
  • Production notes
  • Original story that inspired TDTESS
  • Library of Congress?
  • Facebook comments
  • School of Keannu Reeves
  • Army of Darkness

This is the outline for a film written by Ray Bradbury in 1981. This draft, although commissioned by the studio, was never filmed. The outline script is 50 pages in length:
http://www.scifiscripts.com/scripts/sequel_1.htm

This is a radio play done by Hollywood Radio Theatre:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xosRmoeS7w

Films Selected to the Library of Congress National Film Registry
http://www.loc.gov/film/nfrchron.html

Read the original story ‘Farewell to the Master’, written by Harry Bates:
http://thenostalgialeague.com/olmag/bates-farewell-to-the-master.html

The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951) Movie Trailer

The Day The Earth Stood Still (2008) Movie Trailer

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Sci Fi Movie Podcast The Day The Earth Stood Still