The Outer Space on Film Blogathon – Day 1 Recap

Lots of interplanetary goodness to share on Day 1 of the Outer Space on Film Blogathon:

Destroy All Fanboys shares his thoughts on three films, two from the Alien franchise, Alien 3,and Alien Resurrection, as well as the unusual and visually breathtaking 2013 Russian film, Hard to be a God.

MovieMovieBlogBlog revisits the original version of The Day the Earth Stood Still and finds it as chilling and timely as ever.

Thoughts All Sorts reviews Christopher Nolan’s intelligent space opera Interstellar.

Silver Screenings shares some of the surprising post-war symbolism of the classic Bugs Bunny cartoon, Haredevil Hare.

Silent-ology finds Aelita: Queen of Mars a bit snooze-inducing at times, but still an interesting oddity of the Soviet silent era.

MovieRob doesn’t mince words about how the 2001 version of Planet of the Apes stacks up (or doesn’t) to the original.

The Midnite Drive-In begins a tour of our solar system for this blogathon with two obscure films, Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet and 12 to the Moon.

Caftan Woman finds Abbott and Costello’s attempt to cash in on the movie space craze, Abbott and Costello go to Mars, one of their lesser efforts.

The Stop Button explores the big and little achievements of Kubrick’s masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Wide Screen World pens an unusual and creative tribute to Melies’ A Trip to the Moon.

Realweegiemidget Reviews discusses the ethical dilemmas of the sci-fi romance Passengers.

Taking Up Room reviews one of my personal favorite space films, the based-on-true-events Apollo 13.

What an amazing start to our event! Come back tomorrow for more!

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