Category: Science / Sci-Fi

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Left Behind Review: Nicolas Cage’s Movie Is Biblical in Its Silliness

“What is this music?” is the very first thing I wrote in my notebook while watching Left Behind. Two pages later, I wrote again, “No, seriously,…

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Beyond White Space Review: A Cool Concept and Impressive Visuals

Beyond White Space has impressive visuals and a cool concept. But the characters are all very bland and forgettable making it lack heart. I thought…

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Crystal Fortune Run 1994: Sharla Cheung and Anita Yuen in Hong Kong Science Fiction-Thriller

While there is really no doubt that Hong Kong film-makers can keep up with (and many times exceed) their western counterparts in most aspects despite…

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Crystal Fortune Run: A Hong Kong 1990s Science Fiction-Thriller

Crystal Fortune Run (Bao Phong Nhan) is a science fiction-thriller from Hong Kong attempts to blend the grittiness of noir-ish Blade Runner-type cyberpunk with the sweeping…

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The White Haired Witch Of Lunar Kingdom: Fan Bing Bing and Huang Xiaoming are the highlight of the movie

Overstuffed but underwhelming, this film might just give you a few more strands of white hair after watching it. Based loosely on Liang Yusheng’s novel Baifa…

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Neil Breen’s “Twisted Pair:” How I learned to stop worrying and love AI

Neil Breen’s “Twisted Pair,” a crazed fever dream of a movie, written by, directed by and starring Breen, had a screening at the Capitol Theatre…

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“Illang: The Wolf Brigade” eventually loses its way

SEOUL, July 24 (Yonhap) — “Illang: The Wolf Brigade,” director Kim Jee-woon’s live-action adaptation of the popular 1999 Japanese animation “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade,” aims…

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Julia Hart’s “Fast Color” is a beautiful take on a superheroic family

On one level, the failure of “Fast Color” is a simple story: After its world premiere at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival, Julia Hart’s sci-fi…

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“Clara” Is An Ambitious Hunt for the Meaning of Life

While only the second feature from young Akash Sherman; Clara shows some genuine potential that manages to elevate a sweet and simple story into something…

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The movie “Zoe” is the dopey sci-fi love story that doesn’t know it’s creepy

In the near future of Drake Doremus’ sci-fi inanity Zoe, androids (called “synthetics”. Because it’s that kind of movie) have become ubiquitous, but true love…

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