[SPOILERS FOR TERMINATOR AND TERMINATOR 2] Released in 1984 and directed by James Cameron, The Terminator was an astounding entry into both the thriller and sci-fi genres, and propelled both … Continue reading What happened next in… The Terminator?
[MINOR SPOILERS] Science fiction films have always been a notoriously difficult genre to pull off. Add to that the fact that this film has no action and there’s a romantic … Continue reading Review: Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned (2016) – An Epic Time-Travelling Romance For The Ages
Okay, maybe not science, but it’s a nice idea nonetheless! I can’t quite remember who told me or where I originally learnt about it, but I have increasingly come to … Continue reading That’s right, I can prove Terminator 2 is the greatest sequel ever made. With Science!
You know, a couple of days ago I saw a Warner Brothers distributed film that was filled with imaginative magical beasts. But due to a poor script, led by people … Continue reading Review: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016) – More Like Fantastically Bad Storytelling With Substandard Beasts
Truly we are living in a Golden Age of television. Hundreds of shows that can easily be considered “must-see” television are brutally vying for our attention across dozens of outlets. … Continue reading My Strange Emotional Rule For Watching TV
Yet another real life disaster film released during Oscar season? But do not fret fellow film fanatics! Deepwater Horizon is a visceral engaging feast told with the uttermost respect for those … Continue reading Review: Deepwater Horizon (2016) – A Beautiful Ode To The Heroes Of The Sea
A new entry into the Western/Crime genre, my hopes for Hell or High Water (HOHW) were about as high as my anticipation for my annual rectal exam. Fortunately my closed … Continue reading Review: Hell or High Water (2016) – An Old School Western Through A Modern Lens
Woohoo! I am pleased to announce that I have won Best Screenplay for the 2016 Golden Blasters! The award ceremony was held The National Irish Science Fiction Film Festival last month … Continue reading I won my first screenplay contest!
If you’re interested in finding out more about my new series then click here. Otherwise carry on reading! Kicking off in 1977, the release of Star Wars (SW) and its 6 … Continue reading If I Could Write… Star Wars!
A rather more cerebral entry into the world of science-fiction cinema, Arrival is nonetheless an incredible exploration of humanity’s relationship with language and how this influences our first contact with an … Continue reading Review: Arrival (2016) – The Best “Slow” Sci-Fi Movie Since Contact
Mild spoilers follows The newest of Dreamworks animated offerings, Trolls is an interesting idea decently executed, but doesn’t come anywhere near the best of animated cinema. Set in world so … Continue reading Review: Trolls (2016) – Barely A Step Up Over Actual Internet Trolls
Having recently finished an Original Trilogy binge, I’ve really been struck by how little Princess Leia does in the first two films and how dependant she is on the male … Continue reading Is Princess Leia really a good role model/strong female figure?