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It! The Terror from Beyond Space

Released 1958
Distributor United Artists

Marooned Mars expedition survivor Marshall Thompson is blamed for the murder of his entire crew, but the real culprit, stalking the shadowy spaceship, is ….IT! Economical to say the least, Edward L. Cahn’s mini-budget cheapie has entertained fans for decades, including, it seems, Ridley Scott!

About Jesus Treviño

Writer-director Jesus Salvador Treviño has more than a hundred hours of American prime-time television to his credit, including episodes of such shows as NYPD BlueERResurrection BlvdThird WatchCrossing JordanCriminal Minds, BonesThe Unit, and Law and Order: Criminal Intent. He began his career as an activist documentary filmmaker covering the 1960s Chicano civil rights movement.  But throughout all these efforts, he was hounded by his demanding and persistent Inner Nerd, which triumphed when he began directing episodes of SeaquestStar Trek: VoyagerStar Trek: Deep Space Nine, Babylon FiveSpace Above and Beyond, and the two-hour TNT movie Babylon Five: Third Space.