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Martians invade - again

...modern version of Orson Welles' 1938 broadcast of The War of the Worlds. The troupe will perform the radio play in front...students' contemporary version of Orson Welles' The War of the Worlds at 8 p.m. Saturday online at
Entertainment 2005... what might have been

...Cruise's cold, somber manner on "Oprah," Holmes storms out of the studio and announces that she's leaving the "War of the Worlds" star. "He could have at least hugged an ottoman," Holmes says. Spurned by the 27-year-old beauty...
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New home-video releases

...DVD and video and a calendar of what's coming: THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (PARAMOUNT, $39.99): No, it's not last...bonus, Orson Welles' 1930s radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds that convinced some listeners that Martians actually...
Expert debunks e-mail on Mars' proximity

...canals to transport water. Oct. 30, 1938: Orson Welles airs a radio broadcast adaptation of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds. Panicked listeners believing the broadcast to be true fled their homes while others prepared to battle the evil...
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People in the News

...novel was produced in the late 1930s, when many feared the rise of Naziism in Germany, while the 1953 movie, "The War of the Worlds," was made during the Cold War. "All occurred at a time of great unease in the world," he said. In "War...
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Video game review: "Half-Life 2"

...strengths is attention to details. They're everywhere in this living, breathing dystopian vision. Mix together "The War of the Worlds," "The X-Files" and "The Twilight Zone" and you get a sense for the unnerving strangeness of this place...
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People in the News was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own." "The War of the Worlds," the classic H.G. Wells sci-fi novel that begins with those foreboding words of alien observation, will...
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Tom Cruise turns deadly as merciless hitman in 'Collateral'

...thriller "Minority Report." The two plan to collaborate on an update of H.G. Wells' Martian-invasion tale "The War of the Worlds." Cruise also is thinking ahead to his personal future after his three-year relationship with Penelope Cruz...
John Schneider plays a family man on 'Smallville,' '10.5'

...mistake it for a report on a real earthquake, panicking like radio listeners did in 1938 when Orson Welles aired "The War of the Worlds." His boyish good looks still intact, it's taken a while for the 44-year-old actor to seem old enough...
Mars madness: from little green men to a presidential promise fiction. In 1898, H.G. Wells began "The War of the Worlds" with the proposition that for years Earth had...famously realistic Halloween 1938 broadcast of "The War of the Worlds." Ray Bradbury imagined human conquest of the...
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