We’ll Miss You Leslie Nielsen

Posted by Michael Pinto on Nov 29, 2010 in Cinema

Leslie Nielsen in Forbidden Planet

I was saddened to hear that Leslie Nielsen had passed away: While he was a brilliant comedic actor being a sci fi fanboy I’ve always loved his work in the 1956 film Forbidden Planet. Even fifty years later the craftsmanship on this film is quite amazing even if the special effects are no longer cutting edge. In fact I’d also dare say that in may ways Nielsen helped pave the way for Star Trek which hit television a bit over a decade later. Read more…



Forbidden Planet Flying Saucer for Sale!

Posted by Michael Pinto on Dec 11, 2008 in Cinema, Hobbies and Collections

Forbidden Planet Flying Saucer

It looks like today some lucky fanboy collector will be walking away with the model of the flying saucer from the 1956 classic science fiction film Forbidden Planet. The model was later used on several episodes of the Twilight Zone TV series as well:

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