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Reviewing the best science fiction movies from the past, present, and future.

George Clooney Brings Us and Science Fiction Down to Earth in 'Gravity'

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

The relatively factual science fiction movie Gravity opens by setting us at ease in the care of Hollywood’s most reassuring leading man. Light on his feet as ever in the 2013 film written and directed...

The Science Fiction of Rollerball Is Nothing Compared to the Facts of Real Life Control

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

If you’ve never seen Rollerball, stop what you’re doing and dial up the DVD for this 1975 Science Fiction Movie classic. Set in the year 2024, this dystopia puts Bread and Circuses on a violent whirlw...

The Guardians of the Galaxy - Superheroes or Space Opera?

M Alan Kazlev
in Entertainment

Watching Guardians of the Galaxy 2 leaves me in no doubt that this is a new space opera in the making. And if the sequel doesn't have the classic mythic mcguffin story arc of the first (where the infi...

New 'Blade Runner 2049' Trailer Released

Anthony Gramuglia
in Entertainment

"There is an order to things." Science fiction fans have never stopped talking about Ridley Scott's classic science fiction film Blade Runner. The original, starring Harrison Ford, Sean Young, and Rutger Hauer, remains a favorite among genre fans for numerous reasons. The cyberpunk aesthetic, the complex questions about the nature of humanity, and, of course, Harrison Ford. Is Deckard a human or a replicant? It's a question that science fiction fans (and the people behind the movie) have debated...

Star Trek Beyond Gets a Very Late Start

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

At 5:55 pm on Saturday afternoon, Chris Pine did another of his mid-air, hands on transporter rescues and delivers Star Trek the way JJ Abrams has envisioned. The moment also showered pride on Gene Ro...

Global Energy Independence Doesn’t Change the World in Moon

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

Moon with Sam Rockwell shows us a world where universal energy independence has been achieved by the implementation of cold fusion on a global scale. That should pretty much do it - no more war, hunge...

The Edge of Tomorrow with Tom Cruise Doesn’t Exactly Throw you for a Loop

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

Earth has been invaded yet again by Science Fiction aliens, and lucky for the species, Tom Cruise has got it covered in The Edge of Tomorrow. But taking his turn makes for more than a double take, and...

Predestination will Throw and Twist you Through Time and Space

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

The mother of all paradox examples is the universe. How did it begin, what happened before it began and before that. Throw in God and you understand that the humans understood the concept of a cyclica...

'Pandorum' Will Leave You Guessing Until the End in 2009 Science Fiction Thriller

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

So Norman Reedus of The Walking Dead is not indestructible in the face of zombies or the zombie-like. This Daryl lasts fewer than two minutes in this 2009 science fiction movie and lunch meat for even...

Free Will Gets A Chance In The Adjustment Bureau With Matt Damon

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

There is no power of prayer. Given the Holocaust, the Belgium Congo and Walmart, God obviously stands by to see whether you pass the entry test. On the other hand, I believe if the world reaches an un...

6 of the Best "Worst" Science Fiction Movies You'll Ever See

Matt Cates
in Entertainment

It's a passion we share, you and I. Low quality science fiction films, movies so bad that they're fun to watch, mock, and over time, come to love intensely. It's the reason you're here. I know. I know...

Mad Max Racks Up the Mileage but Isn’t Much of a Journey to the End of the World

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

Mad Max returned in 2015 and got itself an Oscars 2015 Nomination for Best Picture. The film’s sheer presentation for Hollywood’s latest dystopian future definitely deserves its due. But once past the...

New 'Star Wars' Trailer 'The Last Jedi' Is Released

Natasha Sydor
in Entertainment

Star Wars fans have been anticipating the release of the new The Last Jedi trailer since the rolling credits of The Force Awakens appeared on the big screen. Unfortunately, Disney took their time and ...

Sci-Fi Frenemies You Love to Hate

Anthony Gramuglia
in Entertainment

Science fiction is full of rivalries, of enemies, of villains, but frenemies--the sort of characters who are at once friend and foe--are less common. It is hard to find two characters who are at once ...

Unforgettable Dinosaur Movies

Anthony Gramuglia
in Buyer’s Guide

Every child loves dinosaurs, and, after watching one, will always dive into the bargain bin DVDs in search of a dinosaur film to satisfy that itch. Sadly, there are tons of films that exploit that need for dinosaur goodness, and, often, fail to deliver something good. It is hard to find the diamonds in the rough. But they do exist. You may have to dig deep into the past to find a great one, but, over the decades, film makers have produced some pretty unforgettable dinosaur films you need to watc...

'The World’s End' is Not the End of the World for Simon Pegg

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

The first years after college, getting the boys back together for homecoming was almost as seamless as lining up the next keg. But as the years progressed, bringing the past full circle fell victim to...