Tag: adventure

FURIOSA: A MAD MAX SAGA Review: George Miller's Prequel Hits On All Cylinders

Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth star.

KINGDOM OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Review: A Disappointing Devolution of the Species

Planet of the Apes, one of the longest running and most consistent science fiction film series in cinema history, returns this week with its tenth entry, Wes Ball’s Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes. Diving back into the world...

Pretty Packaging: The French Limited GANDAHAR Release Is Stacked

The French animation director René Laloux only made three feature films in his career, but each of those became a science fiction cult classic. His Fantastic Planet made it into the Criterion collection, and the DVDs Eureka released of the...

FURIOSA : A MAD MAX SAGA: Offical Trailer #2 - She Will Return With a Vengeance.

Warner Bros. have just released the next official trailer for George Miller's Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga.    As the world fell, young Furiosa is snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of a...

STAR WARS: THE ACOLYTE Trailer: The End of The High Republic is Nigh

This isn't about good or bad, it's about power and who is allowed to use it.    The next Star Wars series, The Acolyte, is coming to Disney+ this June. It takes place during the final days of the High...

Screen Anarchists On DUNE: PART TWO

Back when we created our ScreenAnarchy top-10 list of 2021, I lamented the fact that I didn't rally our troops to make a group review for Denis Villeneuve's Dune. Because even though the film topped the leaderboard that year, opinions...

ARTHUR THE KING Review: Adorable Dog Outshines Wahlberg in Inspirational Drama

In Mark Wahlberg’s latest inspirational drama, Arthur the King, Wahlberg’s character, Michael Light, finds himself face-to-face with the end of his career in adventure racing, an ultra-niche sport that involves running, biking, climbing, and kayaking across rough terrain, and hundreds of...

2024 Canadian Screen Awards: BLACKBERRY, HUMANIST VAMPIRE, And INFINITY POOL Rack up Massive Nominations

I'm a bad Canadian. Technically, I'm a bad Canadian resident, but that's a story for another day. I'm a bad Canadian because until today I've not really given much attention to the Canadian Screen Awards. I can always say that...

PREY 'The Crash' Clip: Action Thriller Starring Ryan Phillippe, Emile Hirsch And Mena Suvari Coming Next Week

A young couple is compelled to leave their Christian missionary station in the Kalahari Desert after being threatened with death by an extremist militant gang. After crashing their aircraft they must battle man and beast for their lives. We're going...

DUNE: PART TWO Review: Still Handsome. Still Obligatory. Stilgar.

If it does nothing else, Dune: Part Two completes the circle of the Fatboy Slim-Arrakis EU.   By opening with Christopher Walken’s Emperor Of The Known Universe, this might just be the quirkiest, and most unexpectedly sly, thing about the...

SASQUATCH SUNSET Official Trailer

A year in the life of a singular family.

Friday One Sheet: GODZILLA MINUS ONE (Minus Color)

Somehow in this column, I never managed to get to any of the lovely key art designs Godzilla Minus One. Let us fix that, shall we? The Japanese soft reboot cum retro prequel to the 1954 original Kaiju classic has been...

SXSW 2024: 3 BODY PROBLEM, THE FALL GUY, and Midnighters

The 31st edition of the 2024 SXSW Film & TV Festival has announced that 3 Body Problem, the new series from David Benioff and D. B. Weiss Game of Thrones and Emmy Award nominee Alexander Woo, will be the Opening...

REBEL MOON - PART ONE: A CHILD OF FIRE Review: Lovingly Unoriginal Space Adventure

There's no denying that Rebel Moon - Part One: A Child of Fire, which follows a pair of farmers as they seek aid from fighters to make a stand against the space imperials who would rob their village of its...

FURIOSA: Giving the Heroine a Prequel Plays a Dangerous Game

This essay, originally titled "The Days I Don't Remember," appeared as backmatter for high-tier Kickstarter backers of my book, The Cinema of Survival: Mad Max Fury Road. I've edited and updated it now that the Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga...

THE BOY AND THE HERON Review: Culmination of a Life's Work

Hayao Miyazaki's new film.

GODZILLA MINUS ONE Review: Big G Is Back And Better Than Ever

In the immediate aftermath of Japan’s defeat in World War II, the country has a new terror to contend with, a monster unlike anything the world had ever seen, and there is no one to save them but themselves in...

THE MARVELS Review: A True Comic Book Film

Brie Larson, Teyonah Parris, and Iman Vellani star in Nia DaCosta's contribution to the superhero cinematic universe.

SHIN ULTRAMAN: Raven Banner Acquires Japanese Sci-fi Epic, Preps Release on Blu-ray in December

Is this a first? It kind of feels like a first for our friends at Raven Banner Releasing. They have announced that they have acquired the Japanese Sci-fi epic, Shin Ultraman. They will release the film digintally here in Canada...

EXPEND4BLES Review: Belated Fourth Entry in the Franchise Disappoints, Underwhelms

What started more than a decade ago as a way for multi-hyphenate Sylvester Stallone to chill out with his movie-star buddies, make a low-effort, if still bankable, action flick, and collect a paycheck at the same time (i.e., The Expendables)...