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eXistenZ (1999) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge - Day 35

This was my first foray into the filmography of David Cronenberg, and I’m definitely intrigued. The story follows a game designer named Allegra Geller (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who has just created a new virtual reality game called eXistenZ. 246 more words


Review: "eXistenZ" (Film)

Well, it’s been ages since I last reviewed a film, so I thought that I’d re-watch an interesting cyberpunk movie that I haven’t seen in years. 1,077 more words


Let's Be Evil review

By David Dent

And you thought that Virtual Reality was killed off as a cinematic concept by 1992’s execrable The Lawnmower Man? Think again – twenty odd years on the idea has now acquired some retro cache. 267 more words

“Moreover, I said, you must not wonder that those who attain to this beatific vision are unwilling to descend to human affairs; for their soul are ever hastening into the upper world where they desire to dwell; which desire of theirs is very natural, if our allegory may be trusted.” 416 more words


Nerve is a teen techno-thriller from the directors of Paranormal Activity 3 and 4, which I didn’t even realise had directors. 

Based on Jeanne Ryan’s novel, the film revolves around an app called ‘Nerve’, a social media game in which ‘Watchers’ challenge ‘Players’ to complete dares for money. 304 more words


I still stand by the System Shock 2 comparison, as it did have two organic firearms made from human and alien tech, one of which is referred to as “semi-sentient” (though for the life of me I can’t find a decent picture of either one).  131 more words