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Cult Classics: Dark City (1998) Review

Cult Classics is a series in which I review/analyze movies that are considered “cult classics” and also try to figure out why they are one in the first place. 663 more words

Attack the Block (2011)

Two recent events reminded me that I owned Attack the Block on Blu-ray and probably ought to watch it one of these days: John Boyega’s casting in the Star Wars sequel… 855 more words


"Gravity": The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Woman

In the film Gravity, Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) fulfills what appears to be a prerequisite for women in films: She undresses alone:

As a science fiction film fan, I immediately thought of Sigourney Weaver in… 775 more words


The state of cinema science-fiction

A short time ago in a galaxy pretty much right here, I remember getting into an online debate over the state of Cinema Sci-Fi.  This was about the time that Danny Boyle’s Sunshine (2007) finally arrived on home video (I had missed it theatrically), and – like the critics – viewers were trying to figure out what to make of it. 1,368 more words


Snowpiercer the Movie & How to Build Character

Snowpiercer is a wonderful “end of the world” movie. We seem to be swimming in apocalyptic films & t.v. shows. I’ve always loved science fiction in books because it was an appreciation learned from my Father. 474 more words

Movies & TV

"The Maze Runner" Trailer by Ball

Based on the first instalment in James Dashner’s trilogy, director Wes Ball is set to deliver a new young adult feature of the science fiction/post-apocalyptic variety. 129 more words



I think I’ve seen “Alphaville” a least a half-dozen times. I’ve gotten to a point where I’ve stopped trying to fight it. Initially, “Alphaville” was like fingernails run across a blackboard. 640 more words