Category: science fiction

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 ...

REVIEW: Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

From the slums of Correllia to the criminal underworld of the galaxy, young rogue Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) makes a play for his dreams: to be the best pilot in the galaxy. Drawn into a dangerous heist by the thief Tobias Beckett (Woody Harrelson) and accompanied by new friend Chewbacca (Joonas Suatomo), Han may have ...

REVIEW: Godzilla (1984)

Thirty years after the giant monster Godzilla terrorised the people of Tokyo, the invincible beast returns. After Godzilla destroys a Soviet nuclear submarine Japan finds itself caught between both Cold War super-powers, as both the USA and the USSR threaten to launch a nuclear strike on Japanese soil to eliminate Godzilla once and for all. ...