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Review: Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets Trailer OK Luc Beeson, let’s try this again. The French visionary’s last effort – the not all that great Lucy, a film whose pretentious display of pseudo-scientific quackery undercut anything else the … Continue reading

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Review: Midnight Special

Midnight Special Trailer Heading back to the cinema for the first time in a few weeks, myself and herself were faced with a choice: The Jungle Book, which has been critically celebrated but whose promotion left me numb, Eddie The … Continue reading

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Firefly: “Our Mrs Reynolds” As Grounded Sci-Fi

I think that the episode “Our Mrs Reynolds”, more than any other episode of Firefly, is the one that is the most sci-fi “lite” in the series. Firefly is, of course, a sci-fi western, one with a character drive. Well, “Our Mrs … Continue reading

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Review: Ex Machina

Ex Machina Trailer Ugh, AI stories. One of the most covered aspects of science fiction, with numerous films and TV options having approached the idea from seemingly every angle. Tired is the word, and we’ll be seeing plenty of it … Continue reading

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Review: Gravity

Spoilers Trailer A lot of positive reviews for this one doing the rounds as it was released abroad (takes ages to come out here) piqued my interest. In truth, the kind of science fiction that this film encapsulates isn’t my … Continue reading

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Review: Oblivion

Spoilers Trailer I don’t mind Tom Cruise. That seems like it is some sort of unique opinion sometimes, such is level of scorn and laughter sent in the direction of the man, though maybe that’s just because he is one … Continue reading

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Looper

Spoilers aplenty. Time travel is always a dicey concept to tackle in media, especially nowadays, when even the slightest hint of a plothole in science fiction can be enough to send the internet into a meltdown from all of the … Continue reading

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