Reviews of The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) and related work

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951Moving picture)

Huge plot holes, pesky religion (“great spirit” and Jesus figure), and yet...

References here: THX-1138 (1971/2004), “Giant Robo: The Animation” (1991).

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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008Moving picture)

Modernized high-concept cinema with a similar level of plot holes and nonsense. Almost nothing to do with any environmental issues.

fiction moving picture