Posts Tagged ‘sci fi’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
An alien craft hovers above the water in "Arrival," a 2016 Paramount Pictures release directed by Denis Villeneuve.

Arrival

Ostensibly an alien invasion story, “Arrival” tackles conflict of whether mankind's communication may come together or cloister tighter, compromise or collapse.
Those pesky aliens are back and wreaking even more havoc in "Independence Day: Resurgence," a 2016 sequel to director Roland Emmerich's 1996 original from Twentieth Century Fox.

Independence Day: Resurgence

Whatever enjoyment you find is an OK-fine white flag, not a willful surrender to spectacle. Though slick, the visuals boast all the awe of a software upgrade.

Heartland: Movies in Space

“Movies in Space” is surprisingly complex, exploring a solid story arc in spite of its minimal run time and delivering some nice laughs along the way.
From left, Dennis Hopper, John Stockwell, Danielle von Zerneck and Fisher Stevens star in "My Science Project," a 1985 sci-fi comedy directed by Jonathan R. Betuel.

Class of 1985: ‘Real Genius’ / ‘My Science Project’

From a banner year for sci-fi comedies, Nick takes a look at one of the greatest ... and one of the not-so-greatest.

Ryan Reynolds stars as the healthy, young body into which the consciousness of a dying aristocrat (Ben Kingsley) is placed, with disastrous consequences, in "Self/less," a 2015 thriller from Gramercy Pictures directed by Tarsem Singh.

Self/less

Even if "Self/less" is the sort of ride you suspect will eat your money from the get-go, that doesn’t ease the disappointment when it happens.
Chris Pratt stars as a velociraptor trainer in "Jurassic World," a 2015 Universal Pictures release.

Jurassic World

Pulpy summer fun with more on its mind than you'd think, "Jurassic World" is infused with equal danger, intimacy, intelligence and humor.

Film on Vinyl: Jurassic Park

Next up on Film on Vinyl’s playlist: Mondo’s reissue of the "Jurassic Park" soundtrack. It's a review 65 million years in the making.

INDIANAPOLIS!! Win Passes to “Chappie”!

Win free movie passes to see the new sci-fi action film "Chappie," starring Hugh Jackman and Sigourney Weaver, directed by Neill Blomkamp of "District 9"!