Tag Archives: Sci Fi

REVIEW: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Out of all the classic franchises, which would you pick to reboot? The correct answer is, of course, none of them. I didn’t care about this movie. I laughed at the CGI in the trailer. I scoffed at the scores … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Attack The Block (2011)

I’ve been a big fan of Joe Cornish ever since Channel 4’s Takeover TV featured segments of The Adam and Joe Show back in the 90s. My favourite parts were always the sections were they would recreate popular movies using … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Monsters (2010)

Low budget filmmaking is difficult to do right. It’s easy to make a trashy slasher or a zombo-gore bonanza on a shoe-string, but to make a special effects spectacular with pathos and scope. That’s a beast of a whole different colour. Monsters … Continue reading

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REVIEW: In Time (2011)

When I heard Andrew Niccol had a new high concept sci-fi flick on the horizon, I was stoked. I love Gattaca. It’s in my all time top ten or, at the very least, very near it. Ok, so maybe it … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Howard The Duck (1986)

Classic flops don’t come any cultier than this, do they? It’s got everything: A big name cast, a little guy in a duck suit, gut-eating aliens, Tim Robbins not being able to find the his act switch, and to top … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Enemy Mine (1985)

Dennis Quaid stars as an arrogant intergalactic fighter planet force to befriend with a member of the Drac, the alien lifeform locked in a space war with Earth, in this re-telling of John Boorman’s Hell In The Pacific. Quaid isn’t … Continue reading

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Tron: Legacy Trailer Reaction

So, I’m pretty excited about this new Tron movie for no good reason. Sure, when I was a nipper I loved Tron but looking back at it on a recent re-watch, I couldn’t tell you why. It is slower than … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Universal Solder: Regeneration (2009)

So, I’d heard some gentle rumours about a whole new Universal Soldier movie that featured the original stars, and I heard that it pissed all over Universal Soldier: The Return. I haven’t seen Unisol: TR in years and years, but … Continue reading

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