Category Archives: Sci-fi

Elysium Review: Class Warfare… In Space!!!

Remember the good old days when future humans could just fight evil alien would-be-conquerors with no political subtext?  Me neither.  Apparently, neither does Neill Blomkamp, as he seems hell bent on tricking the world’s Sci-Fi Action junkies into learning valuable … Continue reading

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The Wolverine Review: Once More, With Ninjas

Of all of the tactics used by companies to promote a product, my favorite in a simultaneously ironic and serious sense is the “We Fixed It!” strategy.  Whether it’s Domino’s basically admitting that its old recipe was garbage or Apple … Continue reading

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The World’s End Review: The Wright Stuff

This evening I had the pleasure to attend an advanced screening of Edgar Wright’s apocalyptic follow-up to the incredible Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead; The World’s End.  The event began with a mandatory marathon of what is now … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim Review: Salvation Through Jaeger-Bombs

Oh anticipation, thou art a heartless bitch at times.  You fill our hearts with hope and our minds with thoughts of endless possibility, building our excitement to the levels which make disappointment all but inevitable.  From a philosophical angle, this … Continue reading

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World War Z Review: Citizen Zeke

I’m not going to lie, I’m not much of a book-reader.  I only own two books at the moment that are neither school nor movie industry related.  One of those two books happens to be Max Brooks’ Zombie Survival Guide, … Continue reading

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Man of Steel Review: Strong as Steel, Cold as Ice

Well, it’s been a long wait but it’s finally here.  After Star Trek: Into Darkness, Man of Steel stood as my second most anticipated movie of 2013 for a variety of reasons.  Of those reasons, not a single one made me … Continue reading

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After Earth Review: The Pursuit of Fearlessness

I started thinking today about the similarities between being an M. Night Shyamalan fan and being trapped in an abusive relationship.  If time opens up I may jot down the full extent of the metaphor, but you probably get the … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Into Darkness Review: It… Has… TRIBBLES!!!!!!!!

A few months ago, I put out a list of my Top 10 Anticipated Movies of 2013.  Of those 10 films, four have now been released and the returns have been pretty wildly inconsistent (Thank you very much, Good Day … Continue reading

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Iron Man 3 Review: Starting Off the Summer with a Bang

It’s here, it’s here, thank God Almighty it’s finally here!  No longer must we cinephiles languish in the doldrums of spring and winter releases, for May has arrived with it the Summer Blockbuster season we have all been waiting for. … Continue reading

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Oblivion Review: Another Day in Paradise

Halfway through the fourth month of the year, things are finally starting to look up as we pass from the doldrums of spring to the excitement of the summer blockbuster season.  So far, 2013 has been a pretty dismal year, … Continue reading

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