A couple of noteworthy films are playing on Turner Classic Movies tonight. Check 'em out!
5:00pm Blob, The (1958)
A misunderstood teen fights to save his town from a gelatinous monster from outer space.
Cast: Steven McQueen, Aneta Corseaut, Earl Rowe, Olin Howlin Dir: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. C-82 mins, TV-PG
6:30pm Watch the Skies! (2005)
This TCM original documentary explores the history of the science fiction genre beginning in the 1950s. Features interviews with George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, James Cameron and Ridley Scott.
Dir: Richard Schickel. BW-56 mins, TV-PG
8:00pm Night of the Living Dead (1968)
A space probe unleashes microbes that turn the dead into flesh-eating zombies.
Cast: Judith O'Dea, Russell Streiner, Duane Jones, Karl Hardman Dir: George A. Romero BW-96 mins, TV-MA