Now in its 18th year, the people behind the Frightfest Film Festival can easily hold their heads up high as the creators of one of the foremost film festivals in … Continue reading Short Scares At The 2018 Arrow Video Frightfest Film Festival
The nature of being an aspiring screenwriter is that you have to read a lot of scripts. A LOT of scripts. Most of them tend to be older movies (or … Continue reading Review: A Quiet Place (2018) – Silence Makes For Cinematic Gold
The fact that I am able to sit here and write a review for a Pacific Rim sequel is probably the single biggest indicator of how dramatically the power of … Continue reading Review: Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018) – Not Quite As Arousing As The Original
Well that came out of nowhere. Not content to unleash a trailer for Cloverfield 3 / God Particle a mere two months before its cinema release (like they did with 10 … Continue reading Review: The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) – A Misguided Attempt to Explain The Cloverfield Universe
When it comes down to it, 2018 might legitimately have a nuclear war started by a rogue tweet. And after millions are dead, the war would undoubtedly end with the … Continue reading Some of My Most Anticipated Movies of 2018 (Part One)
While it’s true I deeply adore science-fiction in any form, even I have my limits. And watching the sequel to 2010’s Skyline wouldn’t just be stepping over those limits, as … Continue reading Review: Beyond Skyline (2017) – The Empire Strikes Back Of Sequels
If you’ve been a long time reader of my blog, you’ll know that I have a special rule when it comes to watching TV shows: “I will not start a … Continue reading It May Have Taken Ten Years, But I Finally Have Closure On The Half-Life Saga
While Marvel and DC rule the roost in the United States, that same kind of comic domination isn’t quite as prevalent in other parts of the world. I myself grew … Continue reading Review: Is Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets as Unwieldy as its Title Suggests?
[SPOILERS FOR ALIEN: COVENANT, ALIEN, ALIENS AND PROMETHEUS] Over the past nearly four decades, Sir Ridley Scott hasn’t given many opinions on how he perceives the various sequels to his … Continue reading What Aspects of the Alien Life-Cycle and History Does Ridley Scott Still Consider Canon?
Man! Ridley Scott really wants to relive his youth, doesn’t he? Two trips back to the Alien franchise. A return to the Blade Runner universe. What next? Legend 2: Electric Boogaloo? (which, … Continue reading Look On My Works, Ye Mighty, And Despair – Review of Alien: Covenant (2017)
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