Category: sci-fi

Annihilation [2018] ★★★½

 Behold. The best Science-Fiction film of the year so far is upon us. Writer-director Alex Garland follows up his ambitious first feature “Ex Machina” with a mind-bending film that defies the laws of Hollywood. Much like Denis Villeneuve’s masterful “Arrival”, “Annihilation” is a game-changer in the genre, a […]

Mute [2018] ★½

 Epic fails come in two forms: terrible blockbusters like “Transformers”, which no one really expects much from. And disasters like “Mute”, in which you can still feel the ambition and passion behind this unholy mess. I’ve been a huge Duncan Jones fan ever since he dazzled audiences with […]

Ranking the Spider-Man Movies

 “SpiderMan: Homecoming” is coming in July, which makes this the perfect time to rank the Spider-Man movies. One of the most popular superheroes of all time, “Spider-Man” finally made his debut on the big screen in 2002. I already mentioned in a previous post that Spider-Man 2 (2004) […]

8 Great SCI-FI Movies

Science-Fiction movies have always been around, with Georges Melies’ “Le Voyage dans la lune” being one of the earliest examples of a film set in “space”. Naturally, people were curious. And naturally, the sci-fi genre would evolve through the years, hitting its peak in the 1960’s and 1970’s, […]

Alien: Covenant [2017] ★★★

 I don’t pretend to understand everything that goes on in the “Alien” universe, but having enjoyed most of these films (including 2012’s underrated “Prometheus”), I couldn’t wait to see what director Ridley Scott had in store for us this time around. Indeed, I wasn’t wrong: “Covenant” is a […]