Downtown Springfield Association
Moxie Cinema Flix: "The Day the Earth Stood Still"

Moxie Cinema Flix: “The Day the Earth Stood Still”

March, 16 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

305 S Campbell Ave Springfield, Missouri 65806
www.moxiecinema.com

Free


“The Day the Earth Stood Still may at first look like goofy, outdated science fiction, but its timeless warnings about violence, nuclear confrontation and the difficulties of policing the planet have made it an enduring cultural classic.”
– Michael Booth Denver Post
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Saturday, 3/16 – 10:00am

These FREE screenings are part of MOXIE FLIX, a monthly series focusing on essential films for kids to see before they turn 13.

Film Synopsis:
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

Film Information:
tarring:Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe
Director: Robert Wise
Genre(s): Classics, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Rating: G
Running Time: 92 min.

Reviews:
“Edmund H North’s intelligent script and Wise’s smooth direction are serious without being solemn, while Bernard Herrmann’s effectively alien-sounding score reinforces the atmosphere of strangeness and potential menace.”
– Time Out

“The Day the Earth Stood Still may at first look like goofy, outdated science fiction, but its timeless warnings about violence, nuclear confrontation and the difficulties of policing the planet have made it an enduring cultural classic.”
– Michael Booth Denver Post