Everyone has that movie they saw as a kid that initiated them into the magic of cinema. For me it was “Invaders from Mars” seen on the old “Fantasmic Features” TV show.
That cave scene in particular, with the drill. Suddenly everything – my fear of the dentist, the suspicion that everyone was under alien control – made sense. What movie that you saw as a kid made the biggest impression on you? Send your choices to firstname.lastname@example.org or include them in the comments. Deadline is Monday, May 12. We’ll be presenting the best Sunday, May 18. [Shown is the trailer for “Invaders from Mars” (1953)]
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