Posts Tagged ‘sci fi’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
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.
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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"!
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The Congress

"The Congress," starring Robin Wright, is a psychedelic meditation on identity, ownership and free will in the digital age and beyond.

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Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962)

Everything about "Journey to the Seventh Planet" would land it on most people's "worst of" list, but those aspects make it right at home in the Schlock Vault.
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Earth to Echo

Cursory storytelling and glitzy special effects make "Earth to Echo" a hollow reflection of the films to which it attempts to pay homage.

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Supernatural: Season 8

After watching season 8 of "Supernatural," I believe that these wayward sons have been carrying on way too long.
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After Earth

If “After Earth” isn’t the worst movie made this year, it’s certainly the laziest and most wasteful.

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Manborg

"Manborg" is like watching your friend play a video game, only you never want him to pass the controller because you're too busy having a great time.
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British Film Focus

It's opera singers, the British Independent Film Awards and a strange suspense thriller for this edition looking at cinema from across the pond.