Category Archives: sci-fi

Independence Day on Brexit Day

Today I watched the news as Britain declared their “independence day”. I then went to the cinema to watch a movie about the whole world coming together, putting aside their petty grievances, and defeating a real threat to earth. No … Continue reading

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Tomorrowland Review

When Tomorrowland – A World Beyond was first announced I, like many others, became excited. The project had a lot of good and interesting names attached, I was a fan of Brad Bird, and it seemed like it could show … Continue reading

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Interstellar Review

As the spaceship Endurance inched towards the horizon of the wormhole, I felt that bottomless “whoop” like when you’re about to go over the edge of a roller coaster’s first drop. My stomach clenched, and then we were through, now … Continue reading

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Godzilla Review

The trailer for Godzilla (2014) gave me actual shivers. I’ve never been a Godzilla fan, but I think I understood his potential, even while being misled by the fun but generic monster movie of 1998. When I saw the first image, I … Continue reading

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Divergent – One in the crowd

Yet another movie based on a bestselling young adult novel. Can this one set itself apart? I was willing to let a lot slide, considering the message in this film is fairly harmless. But after discussing the film with someone who … Continue reading

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Quick Day of the Doctor Review

Spoilers! So far the reactions to the Doctor Who reviewers I follow have been over-the-moon positive, and I have to admit I am right there with them. The Day of the Doctor was all we dreamt it could be. I am still … Continue reading

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Double Review: Kick Ass 2 + Pacific Rim

Two very different movies, with very different prejudices going in. This should be interesting.

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