Category: science fiction

REVIEW: Underwater (2020)

Seven miles beneath the ocean's surface, a large-scale mining operation is devastated by an unexpected earthquake. Engineer Norah Price, her captain Lucien (Vincent Cassel), and a small band of survivors desperately work to reach safety before the entire facility collapses. Something has emerged from deep beneath the ocean floor, however, and has started to hunt ...

REVIEW: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

A message is transmitted through space: Emperor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid), ruler of the once-defeated Empire, has somehow survived certain death and now threatens the galaxy again. While the First Order's Supreme Leader Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) races to hunt Palpatine down, members of the Resistance - Rey (Daisy Ridley), Poe (Oscar Isaac), and Finn (John ...

“Nobody goes free!” | Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)

Hollywood is, if nothing else, opportunistic. Take as an example Lamont Johnson’s 1983 science fiction adventure Spacehunter: Adventures In the Forbidden Zone. One-part space opera, one-part Mad Max pastiche, it took advantage of a then-new technique for shooting feature films in stereoscopic 3D – a novelty that had been popular in the 1950s but proved ...

REVIEW: Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

Five years after Godzilla levelled half of San Francisco, an outpost for the global monster-monitoring outfit Monarch is attacked: scientist Emma Russell (Vera Farmiga) and her daughter Madison (Millie Bobby Brown) are kidnapped along with Russell's experimental device ORCA, which can communicate and even influence giant monsters. Once this technology is used to awaken the ...