Tag: Sci Fi

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“The Vast of Night” Is A Slick, Late Night Neo-Noir Sci-Fi Flick

The Vast of Night Directed by Andrew Patterson Written by James Montague and Craig W. Sanger Starring Sierra McCormick, Jake Horowitz, Gail Cronauer, Bruce Davis, Greg Peyton Premiering at Slamdance 2019, Andrew Patterson’s “The Vast of Night” is one of

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

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

“Tomorrowland”

“Tomorrowland” tries to convey a sense of openness, but the third act robs the film of a chance to mesh its special effects with the characters, derailing the story. It has a solid premise and I believe that the story

“Self/Less”

My uncle, Roger, who is sadly no longer with us, once told me that if a movie is over advertised, the studio is concerned that it won’t play well.  Today, test audiences, big data, and social media, are primary indicators