Monday, April 17, 2006

April 27 - All sci fi on TCM movie channel

The old standbys:

27 Thursday
6:30 AM
Forbidden Planet (1956)

A group of space troopers investigates the destruction of a colony on a remote planet. Cast: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen. Dir: Fred M. Wilcox. C-98 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format, DVS

8:30 AM
From The Earth To The Moon (1958)

Lifelong rivals collaborate on a 19th-century moon rocket. Cast: Joseph Cotten, George Sanders, Henry Daniell. Dir: Byron Haskin. C-101 mins, TV-G, CC

10:30 AM
It Came From Outer Space (1953)

No one believes an amateur astronomer's spaceship sighting until the town's people begin disappearing. Cast: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake. Dir: Jack Arnold. BW-81 mins, TV-G, CC

12:00 PM
Thing From Another World, The (1951)

The crew of a remote Arctic base fights off a murderous monster from outer space. Cast: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness. Dir: Christian Nyby. BW-87 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS

1:30 PM
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Soulless pods take over the inhabitants of a small California town. Cast: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Carolyn Jones. Dir: Don Siegel. BW-80 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

3:00 PM
Quatermass Xperiment, The (1956)
A space fungus transforms an astronaut into a deadly monster. Cast: Brian Donlevy, Jack Warner, Richard Wordsworth. Dir: Val Guest. BW-78 mins, TV-PG

4:30 PM
Incredible Shrinking Man, The (1957)
When he mysteririously starts shrinking, a man finds a new world of danger in everyday creatures. Cast: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent. Dir: Jack Arnold. BW-81 mins, TV-PG

6:00 PM
Soylent Green (1973)
A future cop uncovers the deadly secret behind a mysterious synthetic food. Cast: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young. Dir: Richard Fleischer. C-97 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format

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