Category: Sci-Fi

Annihilation

Year: 2018 Directed by: Alex Garland Starring: Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Tessa Thompson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tuva Novotny Written by Rhys Bowen Jones Alex Garland had been floating on the edges of Hollywood fame for years before he made it big. He‚Äôs a talented writer who […]

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Year: 2018 Directed by: Ron Howard Cast: Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Paul Bettany,¬†Joonas Suotamo,¬†Phoebe Waller-Bridge Written by Chris Gelderd In 10 films spanning 41 years, ‚ÄėSolo: A Star Wars Story‚Äô is the first of the franchise that started and ended production under a big […]

Anon

Year: 2018 Directed by: Andrew Nicol Cast: Clive¬†Owen,¬†Amanda¬†Seyfried,¬†Colm¬†Feore,¬†Sonya¬†Walger, Mark¬†O‚ÄôBrien Written by Chris Gelderd This 2018 British science fiction thriller is directed and written by Andrew Niccol and stars Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore, Sonya Walger and Mark O‚ÄôBrien. In the not too distant future, biosyn implants allow […]

Rampage

Year: 2018 Directed by: Brad Peyton Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan Written by Megan Williams   Video game-to-film adaptations have always had a bad reputation, and have rarely been accurate to their source material. However, the arrival of new film ‚ÄėRampage‚Äô might be […]

Ready Player One

Year: 2018 Directed by: Steven Spielberg Starring: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Simon Pegg, Mark Rylance Written by Jo Craig During the eighties and nineties, standing before a chunky black mirror ‚ÄĒ fingers and thumbs strategically placed over buttons ‚ÄĒ was the norm for the vintage gamer. […]

Pacific Rim: Uprising

Year: 2018 Directed by: Steven S. DeKnight Starring: John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Burn Gorman Written by Rhys Bowen Jones Guillermo Del Toro‚Äôs ‘Pacific Rim’ is, unashamedly, a favourite of mine. Taking the craftsmanship and dedication of the man behind genuine classics like […]

Mute

Year: 2018 Directed by: Duncan Jones Starring:¬†Alexander Skarsg√•rd, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux,¬†Seyneb Saleh Written by Fiona Underhill When I heard a new Duncan Jones film was coming to Netflix, I was excited. I loved both ‘Moon’ and ‘Source Code’ and it looked like ‘Mute’ would also have a […]

Alien: Covenant

Year: 2017 Director: Ridley Scott Starring:¬†Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demian Bichir, Carmen Ejogo Written by Jo Craig¬† Met with scepticism from devout fans of earlier episodes, ‚ÄėAlien: Covenant‚Äô divided audiences after it was unleashed onto the chopping block for worldwide cinema release. Many viewers […]

Geostorm

Year: 2017 Director: Dean Devlin Starring: Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Maria Lara, Daniel Wu, Amr Waked, Andy Garcia, Ed Harris Written by Chris Gelderd When an internationally created series of satellites blanketed across Earth, controlled from the International Space Station, starts to malfunction and strange […]