Posts Tagged ‘science fiction’

New to View: Jan. 23

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, Jan. 23, unless otherwise noted: Geostorm (Blu-ray + DVD + digital) Details: 2017, Warner Home Video Rated: PG-13, destruction, action, violence The lowdown: A thriller with sci-fi elements about a series of satellites created the keep the world safe from natural disasters. But, something […]

New to View: Aug. 22

"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," Ridley Scott's "Alien Covenant" and a reissue of the classic "Beggars of Life" lead this week's new releases.

New to View: May 16

Teen romance "The Space Between Us," the final chapter of the "Resident Evil" film series and the cult classic "Willard" lead this week's new releases.

New to View: April 4

The rousing Star Wars story "Rogue One" leads this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.

An alien craft hovers above the water in "Arrival," a 2016 Paramount Pictures release directed by Denis Villeneuve.


Ostensibly an alien invasion story, “Arrival” tackles conflict of whether mankind's communication may come together or cloister tighter, compromise or collapse.

New to View: Aug. 2

A dystopian look at love in the future, a Key & Peele feature comedy and an Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas biopic lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.

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.

Film on Vinyl: Top Five Sci-fi Soundtracks

Science-fiction films have allowed us to gaze into the future, and behind every memorable sci-fi film is an even more memorable score.