Will Blade Runner 2049 (or already have?!) become a Family Dick of post-nuclear cinema? Well, it’s seem to be on the right track getting scores of 84% and up over the Internet!
On July 16th, 1945, the first atomic bomb test, Trinity, was detonated at the White Sands Missile Range in south central New Mexico. This event was the bang of a starting gun for B-movie makers everywhere who saw visions of mutants, plagues, nuclear holocaust, empty cities covered in gray ash; and mushroom clouds rising like dollar signs on the screens of drive-ins everywhere.
Yes, yes – certainly the event ushered in an age of bleak, rampant paranoia wherein the potential for hemisphere-wide destruction was suddenly possible. But at the end of the day, it is the films that are important. And the TV shows. This blog is a celebration of that time and place when monsters destroyed whole cities, insects the size of dinosaurs clambered over the desert sands, and Rod Serling warned us of the signpost up ahead.
After-hour Rants and Nuclear Articles
A Warning For Future
Have you ever imagined how future would be? For someone living in 50s or 60s, promise of interstellar exploration, meaningful medical breakthroughs and promises of interstellar exploration meant future. We are more worried of where the advances in science and technology will take us more than anything else. Taking a “U” turn into a horrible place that would dictate the end of our destiny is the most gripping issue that is concerning researchers and activists a lot lately.
Are They Worth The Making?
Millions of dollars are spent in making apocalypse movies which portray how the world would end or how survival would seem like. Have you ever stopped and wondered that is it worth spending millions of dollars in creating a nuclear holocaust movie? Are these movies worth your hard earned money? The end of World War II transformed the history of our world forever.
Must-see Classics – Nuclear Movies From 50s/60s
I am a fan of nuclear-themed cinema and I love collecting everything possible about how these movies are made and the actual story that lies behind the making of these movies. If you are just like me and have some exciting information to share, then feel free to share them with me.