Category: science fiction

REVIEW: The Wandering Earth (2019)

The sun has started to swell and die. To save humanity, the world's governments have banded together and constructed thousands of engines across the Earth's surface. Once installed, they propel the planet out of its solar system and onto a 2,500 journey to resettle in Alpha Centauri. 17 years into the mission, just as astronaut ...

REVIEW: Aquaman (2018)

After helping save the world from the alien Steppenwolf in Justice League, Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) returns to a life of fighting crime and saving innocents on the open ocean. When his half-brother Orm (Patrick Wilson) sets plans to become the "Ocean Master" of Atlantis and invade the surface world, Arthur is convinced by the princess ...

REVIEW: Bumblebee (2018)

Transforming robot Bumblebee, on the run from the villainous Decepticons, hides out in 1987 California. There he meets Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), an 18 year-old coming to terms with her father's death. When two Decepticons arrive in pursuit of Bumblebee, he and Charlie are thrust into a life-or-death struggle to save the Earth. Or something to ...

REVIEW: Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Some days it seems like the Marvel Cinematic Universe keeps rushing onto the screen like the Hong Kong subway; wait a few minutes, and a fresh train is going to come along. Having already found enormous critical and commercial success with Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel Studios have released what is technically their fifth feature film ...

REVIEW: Tag (2015)

For a while there Sion Sono really seemed to be out to claim the title of Japan's busiest film director. While he has slowed down in recent years, in 2015 he managed to knock out five feature films and a TV movie all in the space of 12 months: All Esper Dayo! SP, Shinjuku Swan, Love ...

REVIEW: War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

Several years after the near-collapse of human civilization, the evolved chimpanzee Caesar (Andy Serkis) defends his community of apes from the human army that is hunting them down. When his wife and son are murdered by a human Colonel (Woody Harrelson), Caesar sends his people towards a new safer home before hunting down the Colonel ...

REVIEW: Godzilla vs Biollante (1989)

Five years after Godzilla's second rampage through Tokyo, an illegal experiment grafting the monster's cells to a rose results in the creation of an entirely new giant creature - one like Godzilla, but plant rather than animal-based. When Godzilla himself returns from his five-year slumber inside an active volcano, it is inevitable that the two ...