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Snowpiercer – the best film you may never see this year

If there was any justice in the world of film distribution, the new English language post-apocalyptic climate change thriller “Snowpiercer” by Korean director Bong Joon-ho would be taking the world’s box office by storm. 578 more words

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Director: Brad Bird
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 86 min.

Hogarth Hughes loves collecting unusual pets.  Unfortunately, his pets have a habit of getting loose and wreaking havoc—like the squirrel at the diner.  162 more words


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

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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

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