Forbidden Planet (1956)

Because “Why not?”, and as it makes picking viewing easier, Trash Or Treasure is going through every movie in “Science Fiction – Double Feature”, the opening song for that trash culture classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

This week

Anne Francis stars in (ooh-ooh-ooh) Forbidden Planet

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The War Of The World, A Christmas Carol and Dracula (2019)

WARNING: This is a SPOILER HEAVY article that freely discusses plot points about books written over a century ago.

The principle of an adaptation is simple; take a book that has a built-in fanbase, transcribe it into a script though the extensive use of CTRL-C and CTRL-V, and pop out a bit of hit TV. Most of the actually hard work of creation, coming up with plot, characters and dialogue, has already been done, so all the production team really have to do is get the actors, sets, and costumes together. Right?
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