Man of Steel is one of those films that, after walking out of the cinema, you’re not entirely sure what to make of it. I thought it was a good, highly enjoyable film, but there was still something that left me feeling a little disappointed afterwards. Walking back from the cinema, I started to dissect […]
Apologies for posting this late, blame ill health, but here we are once again, with my list of all the films I saw over the last 12 months. A brief overview - basically I keep track of all the films I watch (I’ve been doing this since 2006) on a monthly basis over the course of […]
I felt a great disturbance in the Force… as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened.
I totally understand the sentiment of “stop ruining classics” (which a lot of the originating films in the linked list could very well be considered to be), but you know what, it’s not actually ruining the originating film. I was all “stop raping my childhood” not long ago, but there’s been so many reboots and […]
In celebration of it’s release 30 years ago on the last weekend in June, here’s “Blade Runner” as you’ve never seen it before — created entirely from 3,285 aquarelle paintings, by Anders Ramsell.
Jon Spaihts, screenwriter of Prometheus, on the benefits of working with a top-flight artist like Ridley Scott : “I’d go home, then come back the next morning, and on the wall there would be a four foot-wide painting of the scene I had talked about the night before,” he remembered. “That’s the luxury of working at […]
I’ve been thinking about this for a couple of days now, and I really can’t compile my all-time favourite top ten sci-fi list. There’s just too many really good science fiction films out there that would miss out on a spot. Quite a few of what’s contained in the link at the bottom of this […]
Screenwriter Jon Spaihts says science fiction consistently overestimates the future achievements of the human species. Which, as far as I’m concerned, is part of the raison d’etre of the genre. If it’s not about reaching for the stars and attempting to predict what may become of the human race in centuries to come, or how […]
This is big news. If this happens I’d be a very happy visitor to the cinema upon the film’s release. Digital Spy article.
A new documentary about space tourist Richard Garriott’s flight to the International Space Station is hitting theaters now, but the sci-fi movie he made aboard the orbiting lab remains under wraps. C’mon, NASA. Sort it out. 1st Science Fiction Movie Filmed in Space Stays Underground on space.com