It’s back to terrify once more! This Easter weekend Horror Channel celebrates the Sci-fi B-movie world of strange creatures, alien invaders and weird science with CLASSIC SCI-FI WEEKEND! And here at EMP we can’t wait! With the Fifties being well acknowledged as the Golden Age for Sci-fi movies, Horror Channel has picked Ten of the most iconic! Broadcasting on Saturday 16th April and Sunday 17th April.
Promo trailer: https://youtu.be/zHsSX9ukqXA
The season is set to include five channel premieres, including the heart-pounding Alien invasion classic IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE, pulp-horror favourite TARANTULA, featuring an uncredited Clint Eastwood, subterranean monster thriller and more, find them all listed below!
If that hasn’t got your weekend fully booked, the season will also embrace returning favourites such as mutant octopus-rampaging IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA, Fred F. Sears’ saucer-invading caper EARTH VS THE FLYING SAUCERS, Sears’ rampaging alien bird yarn THE GIANT CLAW, Nathan Juran’s Ray Harryhausen inspired 20 MILLION MILES TO EARTH and drive-in favourite THE BLOB, starring Steve McQueen!
Sounds like that’s our Easter weekend sorted! What about you? Let us know on our social posts which films you’ll be watching and don’t forget to check out our special Horror Channel competition, two lucky winners will bag a Nebula Mars 2 Pro Projector in celebration of the Classic Sci-Fi Weekend!
Full weekend viewing list:
Saturday 16 April @ 13:00 – IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE (1953) *Channel Premiere
Saturday 16 April @ 14:40 – EARTH VS THE FLYING SAUCERS (1956)
Saturday 16 April @ 16:20 – TARANTULA (1955) *Channel Premiere
Saturday 16 April @ 17:55 – IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA (1956)
Saturday 16 April @ 19:30 – THE GIANT CLAW (1957)
Sunday 17 April @ 13:00 – THE MOLE PEOPLE (1957) *Channel Premiere
Sunday 17 April @ 14:30 – 20 MILLION MILES TO EARTH (1957)
Sunday 17 April @ 16:05 – THE DEADLY MANTIS (1957) *Channel Premiere
Sunday 17 April @ 17:40 – THE MONOLITH MONSTERS (1957) *Channel Premiere
Sunday 17 April @ 19:15 – THE BLOB (1958)
TV: Sky 317 / Virgin 149 / Freeview 69 / Freesat 138