Category: Sci Fi

Total 9 Posts

“Ad Astra”

James Gray’s “Ad Astra” is a character study of the isolation we experience not only in life, but in space. Through Brad Pitt’s phenomenal performance as Roy McBride, the film ponders a lot of questions about life while paying homage

I Am Home: Twenty Years of ‘Event Horizon’

Twenty years ago this week, audiences were scared out of their wits with Paul Anderson’s sci fi-horror-fetish film, Event Horizon.  Plagued by production problems and studio interference, Anderson’s film ended up as maimed as most of the victims in the film

The Bad Batch review by Brian Wallinger

Coming from the moderate success of her previous film A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, writer-director Ana Lily Amirpour gives us her latest effort The Bad Batch, a post-apocalyptic film that finds its meaning and power through its visual

Review: Jack Sholder’s cult-classic “The Hidden” is a gem waiting to be found.

While the modern world enjoys Kyle MacLachlan in his current turn as Dale Cooper in “Twin Peaks,” I decided to celebrate his cult status with the classic The Hidden. Recommended to me by several film friends earlier this year, Jack

Passengers

Homesteading.  Many years ago, when land was plenty, the government offered it to people who were willing to till the soil, grow some crops.  Perhaps raise a family.  It was not an easy life.  In fact, you could probably retire

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

War.  Over the course of our history, we justify war to obtain that which we might not have access to, but need to survive.  In the eyes of others, we use war to protect the few resources we have from

Arrival

First Contact.  The idea that we will eventually be visited by beings from another planet has been the focus of movies, TV, books and radio for a very long time.  These stories are used to inspire imagination and fear:  “How

Morgan

Creation.  We have striven since the beginning of time to grow beyond ‘Adam and Eve’.  Science has allowed us to make great breakthroughs to help us extend and even enhance our lives.  Sometimes, things go too far and we must

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2D/4K)

“Star Wars.”  Over the course of thirty-eight years, those two words have come to symbolize something familiar.  Even if you have not seen a “Star Wars” movie, you probably know something about it.  It has not only become a lexicon