For over 100 years, H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds inspired just about every scary and/or schlocky sci-fi flick imaginable, from The Day the Earth Stood Still to Mars Attacks! Is War of the Worlds another hit for Spielberg? Did Tom Cruise give one last great performance before going completely wacko? Our resident vintage sci-fi nut, Steve Stav , ducked atomic rays just long enough to file this report.
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