Tag Archives: science fiction

Review of “The Tomorrow War” (minimal spoilers)

* * * * A The Tomorrow War, available on Prime with your basic membership, is an excellent time travel story. After a wormhole is opened from 50 years in the future and the people of that time ask for … Continue reading

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Review of “Doors”

* D The low budget science fiction film Doors unfortunately fails to deliver. The premise of the film is that mysterious portals start appearing. People are disappearing through them, seemingly lured by the doors themselves. The film is hurt by … Continue reading

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Review: “2067”

* * C 2067 is a dystopian future/time travel science fiction film made in Australia. The premise is a little weak: All plant life has somehow died off, and humans are dying out due to the low concentration of oxygen … Continue reading

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Review of “Mortal”

* * C Mortal is a Norwegian film about an American, Eric, who has come to Norway to find out about his past. He’s living in the woods, it turns out, because the farm where his ancestral family lived was … Continue reading

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Review of “Coma” (English dub)

* * * B Coma is a Russian science fiction film about a world built from the memories of people in comas. An architect wakes up in this bizarre world, only to be attacked by a mysterious being known as … Continue reading

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Review of “The Invisible Man”

* * * B I finally got around to watching the 2020 remake of H.G.Wells classic “The Invisible Man”. This film does an excellent job at coming at the story with a fresh take. The viewpoint character is a woman … Continue reading

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Review of “The Last Days of American Crime

* D This near future science fiction film, based on a graphic novel, has a premise that I found hard to suspend my disbelief for. That is, the US government is about to roll out nationwide mind control that prevents … Continue reading

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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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