Category Archives: sci-fi

Movie review: Priest (2011) directed by Scott Steward

Product info: This post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller is set in an alternate world, ravaged by centuries of war between men and vampires. Men won or so they are said by Church officials. The story revolves around a legendary Warrior Priest (Paul … Continue reading

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Movie review: Magellan (2017) directed by Rob York

Product info: After NASA picks up a trio of mysterious signals from within our own solar system, astronaut Roger Nelson (Brandon Ray Olive) is dispatched on a multi-year solo mission aboard the Magellan spacecraft to investigate the sources. My impressions: … Continue reading

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Movie review: Splice (2009) directed by Vincenzo Natali

Product info: Geneticists Clive Nicoli (Adrien Brody) and Elsa Kast (Sarah Polley) are young, successful scientists who specialize in creating hybrids of living species. When they propose the use of human DNA, their pharmaceutical company bosses forbid it, forcing them … Continue reading

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Movie review: Idiocracy (2006) directed by Mike Judge

Product info: n 2005, average in every way private Joe Bowers (Luke Wilson) who works as an Army librarian is selected to take part in a secret military experiment. They want to put him in hibernation for a year along … Continue reading

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Movie review: Equilibrium (2002) directed by Kurt Wimmer

Product info: Cast in Libria, a dystopian country of the future which outlawed emotions of any kind, the film follows John Preston (Christian Bale), an upper echelon  enforcement officer called a Grammaton Cleric. Citizens have to take daily injections of … Continue reading

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Movie review: Interstellar (2014) directed by Christopher Nolan

Product info (from Wikipedia): Sometime in the 21st century, a series of crop blights on Earth threatens humanity’s survival. Joseph Cooper (Mathew McConaughey), a widowed former NASA pilot, runs a farm with his father-in-law, son Tom (Casey Affleck), and daughter … Continue reading

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Movie review: Arrival directed by Denis Villeneuve

Product info: Linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is caring for her dying adolescent daughter.While she is lecturing at a university, twelve extraterrestrial spacecraft appear across the Earth. U.S. Army Colonel Weber (Forest Whitaker) asks Louise to join physicist Ian Donnelly … Continue reading

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Movie review: Kill Command directed by Steve Gomez (2016)

Starring: Vanessa Kirby (Mills), Thure Lindhardt (Captain Bukes) and David Ajala (Drifter). Movie info: In a near future technology-reliant society, a small, elite army unit is helicoptered to a remote, off-the-grid island facility. What starts out as just another training … Continue reading

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Movie review: Chappie (2015) directed by Neill Blomkamp

Movie info: Johannesburg, RPA. Since the local police department have been using robots produced by the Tetravaal Company and designed by their chief engineer Deon Wilson (Dev Patel), they have reduced the high mortality of cops and the rate of … Continue reading

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Movie review: Ex Machina (2015) directed by Alex Garland

Movie info: Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a young, promising programmer works for an American  internet-search giant, Blue Book. One day he finds out he’s just won the first prize in his company’s competition – it consists of spending a week … Continue reading

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