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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956, Don Siegel)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on May 6, 2019

The longest continuous stretch of Invasion of the Body Snatchers is about fifteen minutes (the film runs eighty). Small California city doctor Kevin McCarthy and his long-lost lady friend Dana Wynter have just spent the night holed up in his office, hiding from their neighbors, who have all been re read more

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956, Don Siegel)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on May 6, 2019

The longest continuous stretch of Invasion of the Body Snatchers is about fifteen minutes (the film runs eighty). Small California city doctor Kevin McCarthy and his long-lost lady friend Dana Wynter have just spent the night holed up in his office, hiding from their neighbors, who have all been re read more

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956, Don Siegel)

The Stop Button Posted by on May 6, 2019

The longest continuous stretch of Invasion of the Body Snatchers is about fifteen minutes (the film runs eighty). Small California city doctor Kevin McCarthy and his long-lost lady friend Dana Wynter have just spent the night holed up in his office, hiding from their neighbors, who have all been re read more

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956, Don Siegel)

The Stop Button Posted by on May 6, 2019

The longest continuous stretch of Invasion of the Body Snatchers is about fifteen minutes (the film runs eighty). Small California city doctor Kevin McCarthy and his long-lost lady friend Dana Wynter have just spent the night holed up in his office, hiding from their neighbors, who have all been re read more

Short Takes: Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on Nov 29, 2018

(1956) Directed by Don Siegel; Written by Daniel Mainwaring; Based on the novel The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney; Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan, Carolyn Jones, Jean Willes and Ralph Dumke; Available on: Blu-ray (Olive Films) and DVD Rating: **** read more

On Blu-ray: An Invasion of the Body Snatchers Disc Rich in Special Features

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Oct 16, 2018

I just finished binging the new Olive Signature Blu-ray edition of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956). Every pore of my body now seems to be packed with some sort of fact about this sci-fi classic. The disc's got special features lengthier than the film itself, and they’re just as fasc read more

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 28, 2017

Body Snatchers works seamlessly and efficiently on multiple fronts, both as science fiction and social commentary. Don Siegel helms this film with his typical dynamic ease putting every minute of running time to good use. The screenwriter, Daniel Manwaring, put together perhaps one of the greatest read more

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 28, 2017

Body Snatchers works seamlessly and efficiently on multiple fronts, both as science fiction and social commentary. Don Siegel helms this film with his typical dynamic ease putting every minute of running time to good use. The screenwriter, Daniel Manwaring, put together perhaps one of the greatest read more

Paranoia Can Be Quite Invasive – A Quickie Review of 1978’s Invasion Of The Body Snatchers

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Mar 17, 2015

I feel as though I should start this with a bit of full disclosure. I am a huge fan of the 1956 version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. It’s one that has ranked extremely high on my personal all-time favorites list ever since I first saw it back when I was a teenager. So I’ve always h read more

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by Kristen on Mar 6, 2013

  The next two weeks see us delving into horror/sci-fi hybrids in my American Horror class; starting off with the 1956 Don Siegel classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers.  I’ve seen every incarnation of this story, and find this and the 1993 version (named Body Snatchers) to be the best. read more

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Le Mot du Cinephiliaque Posted by Michael on Oct 25, 2012

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Don Siegel, 1956) A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates. In the 1950’s there were many Sci-Fi films released with low budgets and many others were B-movies. A lot like many Films N read more

Invasion of the Body Snatchers Redux

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on Sep 17, 2012

“…there’s no way you can keep from sleeping, either.  You can fight it off for a time, but finally…you’ll have to sleep.” – from The Body Snatchers, by Jack Finney What if the people you’ve always known and loved have suddenly become someone di read more

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1)

Cinemaniac Reviews Posted by Alexander Diminiano on Jan 27, 2012

Bottom Line: Often entertaining use of science fiction and horror as a cautionary Cold War message. Directed by: Don Siegel Starring: Dana Wynter, Kevin McCarthy, Larry Gates Miles Bennell (Kevin McCarthy) is a doctor returning to his work as a doctor, and almost immediately, he realizes that most read more

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (2)

Cinemaniac Reviews Posted by Alexander Diminiano on Nov 22, 2011

Bottom Line: Believe it or not, many horror films today are just this tense. (But not as memorable.) Directed by: Philip Kaufman Starring: Brooke Adams, Donald Sutherland, Jeff Goldblum With the incredible abundance of slasher, psychological, and supernatural horror these days, not many people hav read more

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001

"At first glance, everything looked the same. It wasn't. Something evil had taken possession of the town." Set in the fictional Santa Mira, California, the epitome of small town America, Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) follows Dr. Miles Bennell (Kevin McCarthy) as he uncovers the truth read more