Pacific Rim: Uprising Review

Pacific Rim Uprising is the same as its predecessor in every way, only two steps in a worse direction. It takes place ten years after the conclusive events of Pacific Rim, only now there is a new enemy that threatens humanity. We focus in on out semi-main protagonist Jake Pentecost (John Boyega), who was once a promising soldier now turned to a life of crime. … Continue reading Pacific Rim: Uprising Review

Annihilation Review: The Best Science Fiction Film In Years

Based on the Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer, Annihilation is the latest movie endeavor into the science fiction genre. Starring Natalie Portman as Lena, she plays a biologist and former soldier whose military husband (Oscar Isaac) goes missing. Reappearing twelve months later as a shell of a man, Lena discovers that he embarked on a secret mission into a secret scientific anomaly known as the … Continue reading Annihilation Review: The Best Science Fiction Film In Years

Blade Runner 2049 Review

As a lifelong follower of the science fiction genre, Blade Runner has always been revered as a classic. Pioneering many awe-inspiring visuals that films today look to for guidance. While I respect Blade Runner for its visual achievements, emotionally the film has done very little for me. I find it a bit mundane and heavy-handed, with little going for it other than the artistic style. In … Continue reading Blade Runner 2049 Review

Arrival Review

This is a film that I contemplated not seeing. Which would have been unfortunate, because I found Arrival  to be both thought provoking and just plain awesome. Arrival stars Amy Adams as Louise Banks, a linguistics professor hired by the US government to learn to communicate with alien visitors. These aliens landed at various points around the world, and it has everyone guessing as to … Continue reading Arrival Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Review

I hold an overarching fear for the future of Star Wars. With Disney at the reins it seems that we may have another Star Wars movie every year until the end of time. Call me crazy, but I think we are really overdoing it. Yes we want more Star Wars, but do we need more Star Wars? Do we even deserve it? Making so many movies will … Continue reading Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Review