[thechat] S A T Movies

Morgan Kelsey morgan at morgankelsey.com
Mon Jul 7 08:15:51 CDT 2003

Ron Ebert and Luther Siskel reviewed:

>>my personal favorite is "The Day the Earth Stood Still"
>>featuring a large, shiny, evil, and mysteriously immobile robot named,

> +1!  "The Day the Earth Stood Still" is fabulous. [Although, actually,
> I think the robot was named Gort. "Klaatu Barratus Nicto" was the
> 'phrase that pays' to deactivate the robots and save your butt when they
> come back at some future point in time to clean up our mess.]

hahahahaha now i gotta try to find it again.

*i* think the robot's caretaker (the guy that looked like the bad guy in
flash gordon) was gort....but i certainly can't pull any incantations to my
mind like that, very impressive mr. luther.

i'm sensing a new DVD habit forming.

> Dang!  Almost forgot to mention it.  My all time favorite 'old skool'
> flick?  "Forbidden Planet"!  The Krell. 'monsters from the id', Robbie the
> Robot. Leslie Neilson, Walter Pidgeon, Ann Francis, Earl Holliman.  Solid
> story. Super cast. One of the very best of the sci-fi genre!

nagrom happens to have a giant forbidden planet poster in his basement, with
robby the robot carrying an unconscious babe in his arms.


"Plan 9 from Outer Space" yet!]

whoa, doesn't that one star (well, co-star he's never the star) Tor Johnson
as "Lobo"?
i remember a great line where Lobo enters the room and declares:
"now it is time for go to bed"

but maybe that's some other B-movie....they start to swirl in the brain like
blueberry yogurt......no, wait.....yes i think it IS that one,
and it has bela lugosi? i don't remember bela, i was blinded by the genius
of tor's performance, hehe.


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