Elysium – First Look

Back in 2009 I was blown away by a little film called District 9, which was my first experience of Writer / Director Neil Blomkamp. Today I came across the trailer for his new feature about which I h...

The Gang’s All Here!

The gossip mill around Episode VII has been rolling pretty solidly this year.  We have the involvement of JJ Abrams and Harrison Ford confirming he’ll be back.  Now hot on the back of Carrie Fi...

Star Wars Prequel Trilogy Revisited

When you mention you’re a Star Wars fan to anyone outside your normal social circle, you tend to get one of two reactions. One is the “Eurgh, what did I just step on?” look as they incons...

Sleeper

By 1973 Woody Allen was a firm favourite with Cinema going audiences. Although not yet feted as a master by the critical community his films were highly successful at the box office. That’s not...
George Lucas speaks to JJ Abrams

JJ Abrams to Helm Star Wars 7!

I don’t know what to say! I’m stunned! If he does anywhere near as good a job as he has been doing for Star Trek we could be in for a treat! Just Fanboy Wow! I got the news from The Wrap....

Looper

Time travel films require a certain amount of faith on the part of the viewer. If you are willing to accept the premises presented then all is well. In some films thinking a bit too much about the sc...

AVPR: Aliens Vs Predator – Requiem

The journey has certainly been eventful. From its initial beginnings in 1979, the Alien and Predator franchises have had their highs and lows. It was always going to be a tall order to follow-up on t...

Prometheus (2012)

1979’s Alien is a bona fide classic of science fiction cinema and has spawned umpteen sequels, video games, comic books and other media and has since merged into the Predator universe with the ...

Red Planet

In the next thirty years mankind will face its biggest challenge. Population will spiral out of control, resources will begin to dwindle and pollution will start to kill the Earth. How will we react?...

Another Earth

Not a Sci-Fi film despite what the trailer would have you believe. Normally what you get from Science fiction films today is the concept being used to show spectacular visual scenes linked together w...