For our second Halloween Week episode, the Castle Team look at the amazing 1953 film War of the Worlds starring Gene Barry. This is a film that turned out to be darker than we expected because the lessons of the film– basically man is screwed in some catastrophes and smart people won’t be able to help– resonate perhaps more hopelessly today than in the mid-century. But boy is it good to look at.
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The Team: Hosted by Jason Henderson, author of the upcoming Young Captain Nemo creator of the HarperTeen novel series Alex Van Helsing; Featuring Drew Edwards, creator of Halloween Man; Tony Salvaggio, lead singer of the band Deserts of Mars, lead guitarist of the band Rise from Fire, and co-creator of Clockwerx from Humanoids; attorney Julia Guzman of Guzman Immigration of Denver; and Jamie Bahr, lead singer and upright bassist of the rock and roll band Danger*Cakes.