Tag Archives: Science Fiction

Brief Thoughts on a Trailer: Dune (2020)

If there ever was a trailer that was going to make me drop everything and immediately watch (with the mad crazed energy of a chihuahua on a sugar high) then it’s the one for Denis Villeneuve’s Dune. In a year … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Anticipated Movies of 2020

10 The King’s Man This is quite an odd pick, seeing as I have not seen the first two Kingman’s films. However, based on the trailer, the film seems like an intriguing early 20th-century spy film with colourful revisionism for … Continue reading

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Editorial: My Top Ten Films of the Decade

10) Gone Girl David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s popular novel twists the knife with its observations of the public and private perceptions of relationships, whilst also probing about how well we truly know our respective other. Featuring subtle direction, … Continue reading

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Russian Film Week II: Attraction (2017)

Attraction is a seismic outburst of a movie. Like many of the science fiction pictures that have pervaded the history of cinema, its lens is sharply focused on the illumination of a prevalent issue and theme. In the pre-screening Q&A, … Continue reading

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Review: Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Blade Runner 2049 opens with a close-up of an eye with an immediate follow-up image of someone looking up at a large silver coloured circular structure. Much like the opening shots of the original film, which illustrated the desire and … Continue reading

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Review: Blade Runner (1982)

Blade Runner is a haunting film that gracefully submerges any sense of genre convention in favour of something far more evocative. The primary genre at play is Film Noir, and the movie wields the frequent cinematic touches of the “dark … Continue reading

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