The War of the Worlds (1953)

The War of the Worlds is a bad sci-fi movie gone wrong. The special effects were simultaneously great and horrible.

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They used this one effect whenever the alien ships would attack things. The thing it should would freeze motion, start glowing, and disappear.

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They do this great skeleton effect when one guy gets lasered.

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Once the plot picks up, they have all these great spaceship-blowing-buildings shots.

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In the end the humans win. The aliens aren't used to our germs, and they all just kinda die.

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Tyler Mertens and I are joined by Katie Mertens to discuss Singing' in the Rain, The War of the Worlds' and Roman Holiday, on this week's podcast. iTunes | Soundcloud

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