Tag Archives: science fiction

Review: Captive State

Captive State. This movie is entirely under the radar, no one is talking about it. That’s usually not a good sign, so I went to the theaters to check it out for myself. The gist. 10 years ago, aliens conquered the … Continue reading

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Review: Downsizing

Downsizing. I love interesting science fiction “what if” stories and Downsizing fits the bill. Imagine if one weird scientific breakthrough happened, how would that affect our world? Usually these movies revolve around something more dramatic like time travel or teleportation … Continue reading

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Review: Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049. Here’s where I stood before going into this movie. I haven’t seen the original Blade Runner but I’m a huge fan of director Denis Villeneuve (Arrival, Sicario). I’m thinking that most of you probably haven’t seen the … Continue reading

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(Review) Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant. The Alien franchise is a tumultuous one. While Alien and Aliens are considered classics, Alien3 and Alien Resurrection are not as positively remembered. And then we have Prometheus, which wasn’t even marketed as part of the franchise but was a sneaky prequel, which brought up more … Continue reading

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Review: Life (2017)

Life. This movie had a lot going for it, aside from its horrible name. The fact that I have to keep referencing it as the “new Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds movie” isn’t a good sign. Wasn’t Life a followup to Planet … Continue reading

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Review: Ex Machina (2015)

Ex Machina. This movie has been on a lot of folks’ “best of” lists this year and I somehow missed it, so I just recently caught it on bluray and thought I’d pass on my thoughts. The gist. Caleb (Domhnall … Continue reading

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Review: Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys. The Terminator franchise has a somewhat troubled past, with its last two outings (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines and Terminator Salvation) being relative flops. It’s also really difficult to make a franchise based on time travel, since … Continue reading

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