sci-fi

Uncovering Curiosities: Jeff Renfroe’s THE COLONY

The Colony is a highly entertaining (and good looking) B-movie from 2013 that wears its genre influences on its sleeve. Laurence Fishburne and Bill Paxton lead the cast, while Kevin Zegers impresses as the film’s young hero. Set in the future [...]

January 6, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE MATRIX

The Wachowskis – 1999 The Matrix is a slick and visually amazing sci-fi film with some stunning filmmaking techniques from The Wachowskis. The story’s on the slight side, but the action is the thing and it’s done with so much style [...]

January 1, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Jaron Henrie-McCrea’s CURTAIN

Sometimes the simple ideas are the best. Take 2015’s Curtain (aka The Gateway) by Jaron Henrie-McCrea, a sci-fi-horror  that sees Danni (Danni Smith), a nurse move into a New York apartment only to discover that her shower curtain keeps [...]

November 29, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: John Boorman’s ZARDOZ

John Boorman’s Zardoz can be blamed for being a lot of things, but predictable isn’t one of them. This 1974 starrer for Sean Connery bucks convention on all levels and Boorman delivers one of the oddest science fiction movies ever to star an [...]

November 3, 2020

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