Tag: scifi

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...

RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Reviews: Surprisingly Good

With the newest installment, Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, just days away, it's a good time to revisit a film that surprised many of us, including the studio, I suspect, since it pushed the release date until early...

ALIEN: ROMULUS Teaser: Looking to Inject Some Life And Horror Into ALIEN Franchise. A Xenomorph Egg Into Your Chest Cavity is Not Optional.

20th Century Studios have unleashed the first teaser trailer for Fede Alvarez's contribution to the Alien franchise with an all out horror edtion called Alien: Romulus. It's coming to cinemas on August 16th    The hiring of Alvarez says something. Perhaps...

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...

SXSW 2024 Review: THINGS WILL BE DIFFERENT, Timey-Wimey Two Handed Thriller Delights And Befuddles

A pair of siblings on the run after a robbery take refuge in a house with mysterious time-warping qualities, only to find that the law isn’t the only thing they have to fear. Things Will Be Different, the latest from...

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...

THE COMPLEX FORMS: Watch This Trailer For Italian Sci-fi Drama

There is an ancient villa where desperate people have the opportunity to solve their fate by selling their body to a mysterious entity in exchange for money. When enormous, centuries-old creatures emerge from the deep woods surrounding the villa, a...

MONOLITH Clip: "I Believe my Life is in Danger"

While trying to salvage her career, a disgraced journalist begins investigating a strange conspiracy theory. But as the trail leads uncomfortably close to home, she is left to grapple with the lies at the heart of her own story.  ...

I.S.S. Review: Six Astronauts Fight A Global War In Space

Six astronauts battle for control as the world literally burns beneath them in Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s space-set thriller I.S.S., in theaters now from Bleecker Street Media. First-time astronaut, Dr. Kira Foster (Ariana DeBose, West Side Story), is full of nervous excitement...

MONOLITH: Official Trailer and Key Art Drop for Sci-fi Thriller, Coming This February

Lily Sullivan stars in Matt Vesely's sci-fi thriller, in theaters and digital on February 16, 2024, from Well GO USA.

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...

DIVINITY Review: Lo-Fi Sci-Fi Packed with Fascinating, Intriguing Ideas

Scott Bakula and Steven Dorff star; Eddie Alcazar directed.

57 SECONDS Giveaway: Win an iTunes Code

If we could travel in time we would have backed up prior to the day of the release of 57 Seconds, a timey-wimey thriller starring Josh Hutcherson and Morgan Freeman. Alas, we cannot, and here we are a few days...

Toronto 2023 Review: FINGERNAILS, Love (And Cinema) Fails By Playing It Safe

It is a solid time-wasting (and futile) exercise looking at couples and making a judgement call if they are ‘right for one another.’ Or to guess if they will ‘last.’ In my family, it is kind of a sport. Well...

NO ONE WILL SAVE YOU Review: Close Encounters of the Silent Kind

Kaitlyn Dever gives a bravura performance in a new thriller by Brian Duffield, now streaming on Hulu in the U.S., Star+ in Latin America, and Disney Plus in Canada and all other territories.

Locarno 2023 Review: Dissent and Dreams Intersect in CRITICAL ZONE's Midnight Tehran Odyssey

Iranian director Ali Ahmadzadeh clinched the main award with its psychedelic portrayal of Tehran's nocturnal wanderings.

Fantasia 2023 Review: APORIA Is Not Your Typical Time Traveller

Jared Moshé’s latest film, Aporia, is a fascinating paradox: A time travel story where the characters do not time travel. It is a sober, and quite emotional ‘what if’ and ‘if then’ take on parenting. The psychological cause and effect...

Fantasia 2023 Review: THE PRIMEVALS, An Animated Fantasy Adventure For All Ages

The Yeti, the Abominable Snowman, has been discovered in the Himelayean mountains! Repudiated writer Mat Connor is invited to a presentation of the discovery by his former teacher Doctor Claire Collier. Having born the grunt of ridicule for a dissertation...

BRIGHTWOOD Trailer: Debut Sci-fi Thriller From Dane Elcar Coming Around (And Around... And Around...) in August

Jen and Dan's marriage is on the rocks with Jen seriously thinking about ending it for good. But when the pair go on a jog around a local pond in an attempt to hash things out, they find themselves running in circles as the exit trail vanishes and they repeatedly return to the same spot. Being stuck together in an endless loop would be bad enough, but when a silent hooded killer appears and starts tracking them down, the couple must figure out how to survive -- together or apart.