Posts Tagged ‘science fiction’
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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.

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.

New to View: Jan. 12

"The Martian," the first season of Golden Globe-winning TV series "Mr. Robot" and horror sequel "Sinister 2" are among this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.
"Dust" (2014), a science fantasy short film directed by Mike Grier and starring Masashi Odate, is now playing at the Heartland Film Festival.

Heartland: Dust

"Dust" is a science-fantasy short film that delivers more imagination, style and substance than most big-budget Hollywood productions.

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.

ReelBob: ‘Terminator Genisys’

“Genisys” doesn’t feel obsolete, but it does seem old.