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Forum moderated by cabalcomb War of the Worlds, The (1953, 2005) [original and re-adaptation]

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I am trying to locate an original Martian War Machine prop used in the George Pal production.I know that it exists because it was shown on a...
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Aug 10, 2005 12:35 PM
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by Ian
I have to say, as far as franchises which are screaming "hey make a film of me!!" go, war of the worlds has been one at the fore front of my mind...
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Dec 11, 2003 04:08 PM
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by julie
It would be great if someone could write a formal review of this. Is it accurate in regards to the novel?
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Feb 7, 2005 09:09 AM
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hi. ive been a fan of the book, the war of the worlds scince i was very young. but when i saw the orginal film when i was 5 years ago. i was grossly...
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Jan 24, 2014 10:48 PM
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Lets start with mine> Thumbs Up *** It wasn't awesome or great,but OK. The 1953 adaptation was better. People keep calling WOTW 2005 a remake. Its...
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May 2, 2006 06:47 AM
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by Ed Shifres
The War of the Worlds(1953) is my second favorite sci-fi film behind The Day The Earth Stood Still(1951). These classic 1950s sci-fi films had more...
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Jul 12, 2003 04:02 AM
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by habbymcfabby@hotmail.com
I just want to say that Jeff Waynes musical version was a kick arse recording!
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Nov 28, 2003 08:36 AM
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by jdkane
Dont' get me wrong, I loved the move. As with any movie there were some interesting inconsistencies. I'll start ... I'm glad *somebody's* camera...
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Jan 27, 2010 11:55 PM
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by Johnny Bubbles
Does anyone remember the tv show of the War of the Worlds? I've been looking across the net for any information I can on it, but so far nothing. I...
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Aug 10, 2005 12:50 PM
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i saw this movie long before and thought it was great and just bought the dvd and for a movie made in the 50s it still is ...
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Oct 5, 2005 11:44 PM
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im really looking forward to this remake, I havenít seen the original in quite some time. But why did they have to cast Tom Cruise?!? It would be ok...
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Jun 19, 2006 10:20 PM
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What is everyones view on the new movie by Tom Cruise and Spielberg? I personally can't wait! I watched the 1953 version again on Sunday and as...
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Jul 5, 2005 12:52 AM
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by paka90
come on this film still freaks me. do an expensive remake and dont mess with it
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Mar 1, 2002 03:53 AM
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by James Mills
Recently I had the misfortune to see the origional film of the war of the worlds. I was not impressed at all. However, having borrowed the book from...
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Jul 12, 2003 03:55 AM
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Pendragon Pictures has (URL) (URL) set in Victorian times in England. They are following the book ala Peter Jackson with LOTR, and are obviously...
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Aug 10, 2005 01:08 PM
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by cran
i saw War of the Worlds yesterday and was curious as to what the blood was needed for? it wasn't in the book. don't get me wrong, the blood was cool,...
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Jul 5, 2005 12:31 AM
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by darren sanders
I think compared to the original version it was a let down. I would like a film to be set under the orininal conditions in England and in the same...
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Jun 30, 2003 04:02 AM
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Again, I enjoyed this film, other than the lame ass Spielbergian ending where all the family is reunited....
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Jun 17, 2006 01:38 PM
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by Unregistered
Check out (url) in the 'Viewing Platform' section, it looks like a British company is doing a remake, this looks truly awsome !
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Sep 27, 2004 04:28 AM
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I have been a fallower of the war of the worlds since I was 7 years old I am now 31. My step dad exposed me to the music version before I even saw...
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Jan 15, 2005 11:55 PM
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I THINK ANY NEW FILM OF THE WAR OF THE WORLDS SHOULD THIS TIME STICK CLOSELY TO THE ORIGINAL.IF MADE PROPERLY IT COULD BE ANOTHER LORD OF THE...
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Jun 30, 2003 02:56 AM
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I haven't seen this posted anywhere else here, so I thought I would mention it. Word is out that an independent film company is remaking H.G. Wells...
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Jul 17, 2001 03:04 PM
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is it just me, or is the complete lack of a widescreen dvd or video of wotw a real sorepont? i know it wasn't actually shot very 'wide' as current...
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Jun 30, 2003 02:37 AM
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by Eloise
Hi ! I am from German Tripods-Forum ((url)). Sorry for my bad english: We have learn from new Cinema Movie from "Pentragon Pictures" in 2003...
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Dec 6, 2002 01:16 PM
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First, if the reader hasn't SEEN this travesty yet, DON'T READ THIS MESSAGE. I'll repeat this; DO NOT GO FURTHER IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THIS FILM. THIS...
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Jan 27, 2010 11:56 PM
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by Rob de Veer
Back in the late 70sor early 80s, I heard a tape of War of the Worlds done in a rock opera version. I can't remember the artists or find any...
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Jul 3, 2001 06:29 AM
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by DJ_BG
I have the original war of the worlds record by orson wells. I use it alot in sampling and have remixed the entire thing. I have tapes and CDs if...
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Jul 12, 2003 04:18 AM
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by pinkyd
I am in a visual effects class and I needed to know how did they make the visual effects in this movie and how these effects could be improved with...
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Jul 11, 2003 07:59 PM
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Pendragon Pictures dosent have the rights to do an original remake of the WOTW book, the rights are owned by Jeff Wayne (bought direct from the HG...
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Aug 15, 2004 02:31 PM
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by Unregistered
The film version of war of the worlds closes with a scene of religious redemption. consider the 1950s political climate of cold war paranoia and...
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Aug 13, 2004 09:34 AM
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by Fletch
small sky blue Can anyone tell me where I could find more scene vidcaps of the original "War of the Worlds" movie on the Internet???:yoda:
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Jul 5, 2005 12:47 AM
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by Unregistered
Although I love this film and have seen it many times I just recently noticed an unintetionally funny moment. While the Martians are stomping L.A....
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Oct 30, 2003 02:01 AM
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As much as I love War of the Worlds, the one thing I (and many others) cannot get past is the lousy, bad, acting by Gene Barry. Every time I've been...
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Jun 30, 2003 02:34 AM
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Immediately after the Martian machine incinerates the three men, it attacks the cars, trucks, and nearby power substation with its heat ray and...
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Jun 10, 2005 09:20 PM
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Hello to all, I am wondering where I can find images of the alien creature from WOTW, from the original movie, the TV series, and even the upcoming...
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Jun 30, 2003 01:57 AM
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One of the best of all time. This movie rates with "The Day the Earth Stood Still" and "It Came from Outer Space" , two other timeless classics from...
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Jun 16, 2006 06:18 PM
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I have read (most of) the book and I have seen a modern day version of basically the same story that was on TV a few years back, and was I scared...
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Jun 30, 2003 03:52 AM
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The war machines are obviously based on a bird design, most likely swans. What genius! I wonder who thought of this? Take your goofy Star Wars Mil...
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Oct 7, 2003 09:35 PM
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Hi I am new I like war of the worlds and love the soundtrack:D I ahve a website and am ,looking for people to join, who love WOTW and The oahntom of...
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Jun 30, 2003 03:45 AM
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hey fans, you may not believe it, but wotw is soon going to be made into a feature film- and, with all due respect to the original G.Pal film, as...
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Nov 11, 2001 02:10 PM
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by Azrael
What are you expecting form this film? a failure? a good movie?. :confused:
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Dec 12, 2004 10:21 AM
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Does anyone know what the theater aspect ratio was for this film? I purchased a DVD that was 4:3 (full frame), and wanted to know if that was the...
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Jan 2, 2002 09:46 PM
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The run down on the current situation appears to be this: Cruise/Wagner film. Delays with script and/or preproduction but film is still going ahead...
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Feb 20, 2004 01:02 PM
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by karl
YIKES!!no pressure wow, i've been reading what you and many other people have been saying about your concerns about war of the worlds, I'm karl...
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Jun 30, 2003 03:17 AM
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Is there a film version of the WAR OF tHE WORLDS where the Martians used tripod machines as shown in Jeff Waynes Musical version instead of the...
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Jun 28, 2003 08:00 PM
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Hello, I am a visual effects artist. Recently, I completed a new demo reel that was entirely WOTW content. I include here a still image from the...
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Aug 2, 2003 03:50 AM
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Can anyone tell me what day of the year 1953 this movie opened? I'm basing a roleplaying campaign around the information...
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Sep 13, 2004 08:38 PM
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I have read the book and I think it is great. I really didn't (never thought to look) know that they made a movie out of it. The best part is that...
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Jun 30, 2003 03:33 AM
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Hey everyone Even though I am young to the book and movie I have been a follower since I was 7 years old I am 31 now. I have to say I think this is...
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