Category Archives: Sci-fi

The Host Review: Achieving the Impossible

Unfortunately, in this case “The Impossible” refers to the creation of something even more poorly written than the Twilight Series.  I don’t know why, but at some point in time I decided to let myself believe that this movie could … Continue reading

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Escape From Planet Earth Review: Goodbye February!!!

While some of you may remember that this little nugget of second tier animation cam out nearly a month ago on Valentines Day weekend, I didn’t get around to seeing it in theaters until a couple days ago.  This is … Continue reading

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Safety Not Guaranteed Review: Sci-Fi Mumblecore Glory

You may recall that several weeks ago, I posted a list of films that I was sad to have missed in 2012 and had you all vote on which five of those films I should review.  Your final choices were … Continue reading

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Looper Review: JGL Could Use a TARDIS

I mean come on, what fun is a time machine that isn’t bigger on the inside? It’s been a while since I’ve seen a really great movie in theaters.  Sure, there have been good movies and not-bad movies, but the … Continue reading

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Lockout Review: Snake’s on a Plane… In Space!

If anybody actually recognized the title as an Escape from New York reference without needing it spelled out, my hat goes off to you.  If you are part of the other 99% though, Snake Plissken is Kurt Russel’s character in … Continue reading

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Dredd 3D Review: My Name is Judge

Hey all, long time no see!  I’m currently in Galway and have been having an amazing time on the Emerald Isle, but I’ve finally found some time to get a little “me time” and watch a movie over here.  After … Continue reading

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Total Recall: Bigger Isn’t Always Better

I’ll preface this review by saying that the original Total Recall is probably my favorite Schwartzenegger movie to date, and while it certainly had its flaws (i.e. being made in the 80s) it is a great example of how well … Continue reading

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The Watch Review: A Missed Opportunity

It took me long enough but I finally went out to see this past weekend’s only real major release (I refuse to recognize Step Up 4 as a real movie).  While some of the material in the trailers and promotional … Continue reading

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Men in Black 3 Review

Well, I guess better late than never.  I saw this in the theater yesterday on its last week in our downtown AMC, more of a “Lazy Sunday” situation than anything.  I was always iffy about seeing this movie as I … Continue reading

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The Amazing Spider-Man Review

If I were to list off the movies I was anticipating most for 2012, the list would go 1. The Dark Knight Rises, 2.  The Avengers, and 3.  The Amazing Spider-Man.  With that level of anticipation though came a certain … Continue reading

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