This seminal and pioneering science fiction epic still resonates today.
Monthly Archives: May 2013
Review: Fast & Furious 6
The car racing franchise that somehow bounced back from diminishing returns is on the upswing.
Review: Beyond The Black Rainbow
An amazingly trippy visual hallucinogen injected into your eyeballs, this is a striking debut from a director with vision, following in the clinical footsteps of Kubrick.
TV review: Person of Interest (season 1)
This is the modern day version of the classic 80’s show The Equalizer. The main characters are vigilantes (ex-CIA & rich programmer) who mysteriously appear in peoples lives, save them from trouble then vanish.
Review: Star Trek Into Darkness
J.J. Abrams’ reboot of the Star Trek franchise continues with his remake of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Accompanied by writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, his mission is to boldly excavate your skull so that no coherent thoughts remain.
Review: Upstream Color
Shane Carruth’s follow-up to his time-travelling mindfucker Primer comes almost ten years later, and is a film about shared consciousness, splintering of identity; of cycles controlling lives, a possibly nefarious music sampler dude, and lots of scared pigs.
Review: The Place Beyond The Pines
Ryan Gosling approaches the role of motorcycle stuntman Luke with the same silent intensity as he did with his stoic driver in Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive, in this generational drama about fatherhood by Derek Cianfrance, who Gosling worked with previously on Blue Valentine.