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  • IGNITE FILMS PRESENTS THE AWARD-WINNING 4K RESTORATION OF THE 1953 SCI-FI CLASSIC INVADERS FROM MARS

    CELEBRATING THE GROUNDBREAKING FILM’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY BLU-RAY AND 4K ULTRA HD NOW AVAILABLE!

  • INVADERS FROM MARS CINECON RECAP

    This weekend saw the 58th annual Cinecon festival in Hollywood California. Ignite was there on the ground because our star, Jimmy Hunt, David from Invaders from Mars, was being honored. Along with Mitzi Gaynor and George Chakiris, Jimmy was given The Cinecon Legacy Award for his outstanding and significant career in pictures. It was also the first time that Jimmy and fellow child star Janine Perreau were together since filming Invaders from Mars 70 years ago! To Jimmy's surprise, Janine presented him with the award. It was truly a very special moment.  Take a look at the moving and exciting tribute video that Cinecon put...

  • Premiere: The brilliant new restoration of the original trailer for Invaders from Mars

    With Ignite Films’ gorgeous 4K restoration of Invaders from Mars set to premiere at the revered restoration festival Il Cinema Ritrovato in Bologna, Italy and the 2022 Fine Arts Film Festival in Venice, CA, the Ignite team is gearing up to provide the biggest and most spectacular roll out imaginable for this landmark of cinema and science fiction history. We are also proud to announce a release date of September 26th for our 4K disc, with pre-orders beginning July 25th. For those who took advantage of our special pre-order in celebration of the TCM Classic Film Festival Showcase, your limited...

  • ViCA PRESS RELEASE: ViCA ANNOUNCES FAFF 2022 LINEUP

    Includes a Special Screening of the fully restored 1953 Invaders from Mars

  • Film Threat Interview with Jimmy Hunt and Scott MacQueen

    Jimmy Hunt and Scott MacQueen discuss the restoration of the 1953 classic Invaders from Mars
  • Invaders From Mars Has Landed!

    Ignite Films' New 4K Restoration Debuts at TCM Classic Film Festival