The Forbidden Planet (1956)

26 Jun 2014

silly humor
discremenating humor
physical comedy

memorable quotes
thought provoking thinking
empathy and sympathy

fresh perspective
layered meaning (good for over-thinking/multiple viewing)

immersive atmosphere

expected outcome

realistic effects
epic effects

noticeable acting
dramatic acting


emergency cancellation Archimedes

‘No beer, no women, no pool parlors . . . ‘

Sorry Miss, I was giving myself an oil job

very horrible 50s’ acting (with very obvious cuts) and gender stereotype

indirectly recommended by Prof. Lesser. interesting concept, obwohl the connection to id made it philosopically inferior than what Prof.Lesser had described - that the moster is actually a result of active imagination than a primitive unevolved subconcious thought.

why would the daughter dream about the monster as well?

it is perculiar that the monster is independent in that it does not need adhere to doctor’s dream in real time, yet it targets important aspects of the ship and personnel.