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science fiction

7.5

An All-Around Winner!

War for the Planet of the Apes: “Swin...

Jul 26, 2017Comments off

I am a big fan of this series.  The original “Planet of the Apes” (circa 1968) was co-written by Rod Serling (“Twilight Zone”), who is

7

An Alien To Be Reckoned With!

Life: Deadly Alien with Charisma!

Apr 10, 2017Comments off

If you’re in the mood for a monster-alien sci-fi flick, you will probably enjoy “Life.”  You won’t think about it three seconds after you leave

7.5

Better Than The Reviews Imply!

Ghost in the Shell: A “Haunting”...

Apr 07, 2017Comments off

It’s been about a month since my last post because I’ve been extremely busy on the weekends, which is when I usually see a movie.

7.5

Very Original Idea!

Get Out: A Fun Escapist Film!

Mar 09, 2017Comments off

If you are looking for a fun and suspenseful film, you will probably enjoy this satirical horror movie about racism, especially the “pros and cons”

8

The "Force" Is With It!

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Sci-Fi...

Dec 18, 2016Comments off

I am a fan of the franchise, but I was beginning to wonder whether Disney could keep churning out good Star Wars movies.  The first

6.5

Fine Performance By Adams Can't Save It!

Arrival: Warp Speed UFOs, But Snail’s...

Nov 14, 2016Comments off

This film received a ‘93% Fresh’ rating from Rotten Tomatoes and had a great review in the ‘L. A. Times’ and ‘People.’  It stars Amy

6

Deeply Disturbing!

The Lobster

Jun 15, 2016Comments off

I was expecting a light-hearted satire on romantic relationships, but this is the most dark and disturbing movie I’ve seen in years.  The film is

7

Not So Special!

Midnight Special

Apr 04, 2016Comments off

This film has received rave reviews, being compared favorably to “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.”  As far as I’m concerned, anyone who puts this

8

A Thrilling and Suspenseful Film!

10 Cloverfield Lane

Mar 17, 2016Comments off

I haven’t had much free time on the weekends (and there were only a couple of movies out there that I felt like seeing),  so

8.5

Lives Up To The Hype!

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Aw...

Dec 19, 2015Comments off

I am pleased to report that this film lives up to the hype and compares favorably with Episodes IV-VI!  With excellent direction by J.J. Abrams,