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Tag Archive: sci-fi

Movie Review: ‘Blade Runner 2049’

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I’m doing something a bit different here in that I’m beginning the review prior to the screening. Instead I’m starting the night before while watching Blade Runner: The Final Cut. I first saw a… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan’

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It seems as though fans of science fiction and fantasy are keen to classify themselves into distinct groupings to show their allegiance to the aspect of fandom which they love best. On the… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Terminator 2: Judgement Day 3D’

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Director: James Cameron Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick, Edward Furlong Plot: A second Terminator is sent back in time to destroy John Conner before he can lead a rebellion against the… Continue reading

Original VS Remake (VS Reboot): ‘The Thing’

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We’re going to mix things up a little this time around by factoring in a third film. I’m sure that many will point out that the most recent version of this story is… Continue reading

Original VS Remake: ‘Westworld’

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Previously… Dawn of the Dead Ocean’s 11 Wings of Desire/City of Angels Total Recall Well, I didn’t expect to be covering TV shows…but it would be remiss to ignore this particular remake. Now… Continue reading

Original VS Remake: ‘Total Recall’

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Previously… Dawn of the Dead Ocean’s 11 Wings of Desire/City of Angels So, here’s a sticky question. Is it a remake if they’re both based on the same source material? Under most circumstances I… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Arrival’

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Director: Denise Villeneuve Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker Plot: Dr. Louise Banks does teachers linguistics and is haunted by memories of her deceased daughter. When 12 giant saucer-shaped craft appear across the globe… Continue reading

12 Best Robots in TV & Film

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There are certain elements of science fiction that can make a movie or TV show memorable for the masses. A cool ship, a kick-ass weapon, or an awesome robot. The right human made… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Ex Machina’

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Plot:  Programmer Caleb Smith (Domhnal Gleeson) works for Bluebook, the most used search engine in the entire world.  When he’s chosen by reclusive Bluebook founder Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac) to spend a week at his… Continue reading

Why Every Geek Should Know About ‘Space Milkshake’

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So a couple of days ago Oz ComicCon comes to town. It’s pretty exciting. We’re a small, very isolated city and it’s not uncommon for tours and events to skip us entirely on… Continue reading