Tag Archives: science fiction

Underrated: “Hotel Artemis”

* * * B   Hotel Artemis is a highly underrated science fiction film about a secret hospital that caters to criminals. It is set in the near future, and features excellent performances by Jodie Foster (the Nurse) and Sterling … Continue reading

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Review of “Extinction” (mild spoilers)

* * * B Extinction is an alien invasion story with a twist. I can’t say a whole lot about the plot without spoiling it, so I won’t. The setting is the near future. Peter (Michael Peña) is a man … Continue reading

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Review of “Upgrade” (mild spoilers)

* * C Upgrade is a fun science fiction action movie. The plot is fairly standard revenge material, reminiscent of Deathwish. The science fiction twist is that the hero, Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green), is implanted with a chip that allows … Continue reading

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Review of “Ready Player One” (mild spoilers)

* * * B Ready Player One is a science fiction film directed by Steven Spielberg. The hero of the story, Wade (Tye Sheridan) is a loser from the bad side of Cincinnati, but in the on-line world of Oasis, … Continue reading

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Review of “Anon” (mild spoilers)

* * C Anon is a new Netflix science fiction film about a dystopian future where everyone is equipped at birth with eyes that record everything they see and upload the video to the net, where it can be reviewed … Continue reading

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Science Fiction: What to Watch?

I’m currently on the hunt for things to watch. I thought I’d check out IMDB’s top 50 science fiction TV series. I’m grouping them into will watch, won’t watch, and have watched. Will Watch 1. Lost in Space (2018– ) I’ve watched … Continue reading

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Review of “Timeless” (season 1)

* * * B Timeless is a time travel series that mixes science fiction with historical drama. The primary cast consist of an antagonist, Garcia Flynn (Goran Visnjic), who steals a time machine, and the crew of its prototype: historian … Continue reading

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