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Have Your Say: Do You Like Time Travel To Be Self-Consistent, Or Do You Prefer Paradoxes?

Earlier this month Terminator: Genisys started to terrorize cinemas worldwide, and it pushed the beloved science-fiction franchise's central concepts of time travels and paradoxes into rather extreme corners. Matt Brown had a thing or two to say about that last...

Destroy All Monsters: Nihilism And Time Travel As Franchise Filmmaking In TERMINATOR GENISYS

If you've long nursed a suspicion that Hollywood sequel-making is actually a shell game concealing a vast nothingness at the core of blockbuster franchises and, perhaps, all of life itself, have I got a movie for you: it's called Terminator...

Review: TERMINATOR GENISYS, The Embodiment Of Fan Disservice

The fifth instalment of the troubled sci-fi time travel series reveals itself to be a frustrating reboot-sequel hybrid, cherry-picking iconic moments from throughout the franchise and reworking them into a confused and mostly absurd new narrative. The result is a...

New TERMINATOR GENISYS Induces A Different Kind Of Dread

As much as I try to be a positive person, especially about movies that have not yet been released, everything I've seen about Terminator Genisys has induced a sense of dread that it will be truly terrible. Now, maybe I am...

TERMINATOR GENISYS Living Poster Makes Schwarzenegger's Head Explode

Speaking frankly, Terminator Genisys is struggling to arouse any genuine interest in me right now. Obviously I loved the first two, thought the end of Rise of the Machines excused everything that came before it, and - hey! - actually...

TERMINATOR GENISYS: Big Game Spot

As the Big Game approaches on Sunday studios continue to build up for some big trailer releases and game spots. Paramount and Skydance are apparently planning something big for Terminator: Genisys on Sunday so they have released their Big Game...

Shutter Island: Where Nothing Is What It Seems... OR IS IT?

Martin Scorsese's SHUTTER ISLAND introduces us to Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio,) a U.S. Marshal in 1954, as he's ferried to an island off the coast of Massachussetts to solve a missing person's case. That person, Rachel Solando, we soon discover,...

Review: SHUTTER ISLAND

A character, late into the game of Martin Scorsese's wonderful Shutter Island, comments on insanity, "It was like an insect in my brain, pulling my strings."  And there, ladies in gentlemen is how a well seasoned and versatile master-filmmaker...

SHUTTER ISLAND review

Martin Scorsese is commonly referred to as the greatest living American film director - even at times when he doesn't quite deserve it. To be fair, Scorsese is considerably prolific, involved not just with feature film directing, but also...