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Monkey Business (1952) by Mark R. Leeper (a film retrospective).

December 5, 2021 | By | Reply More
Monkey Business (1952) by Mark R. Leeper (a film retrospective).

At least, for the record, Howard Hawks did not direct ‘The Thing From Another World’, though he certainly did contribute to the creative process of that film. But a year after that film was made Hawks really did direct a Science Fiction film. It is not remembered like ‘The Thing From Another World’, but that […]

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The Dybbuk (1937) by Mark R. Leeper (a film retrospective).

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The Dybbuk (1937) by Mark R. Leeper (a film retrospective).

Paydirt! ‘The Dybbuk’, a Yiddish film made in Poland in 1938 turns out to be a little-known gem. The film lacks a lot of what we might consider high production values, but besides being an unintentional artifact of the culture of Eastern European Jewry wiped out in the Holocaust, it also turns out to be […]

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Encounter: a scifi film review by Mark Kermode.

December 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
Encounter: a scifi film review by Mark Kermode.

Mark Kermode gives his opinion on scifi film Encounter. After discovering signs of an extraterrestrial infection, a former soldier goes on the run with his two children.

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Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, a horror film review by Mark Kermode.

December 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, a horror film review by Mark Kermode.

Horror film Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is reviewed by our man of many movies, Mark Kermode. A virus outbreak at the Spencer Mansion in 1998 causes devastation in Raccoon City.

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Silent Night: a dark science fiction film review by Mark Kermode (video).

December 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
Silent Night: a dark science fiction film review by Mark Kermode (video).

Silent Night, a gloomy sci-fi picture, is reviewed by our man of many movies, Mark Kermode. A British couple invites friends and relatives into their house to enjoy Christmas — while ignoring the impending catastrophe and the end of the world.

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The Matrix 4: Resurrections (scifi movie trailer).

November 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Matrix 4: Resurrections (scifi movie trailer).

The Matrix 4: Resurrections is coming our way, rebooting like an old computer that just happens to hold the Metaverse on its SSD. Here’s another new trailer, which includes a few international trailers as an added bonus. Looking forward to seeing this one.

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Silent Night: dark scifi film, Keira Knightley interview (video).

November 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Silent Night: dark scifi film, Keira Knightley interview (video).

Keira Knightley talks about working on one of the darkest, strangest screenplays she’s ever read… Silent Night. 

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Encanto (a fantasy film review by Mark Kermode).

November 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Encanto (a fantasy film review by Mark Kermode).

The fantasy film Encanto is reviewed by Mark Kermode. Mirabel must come to grips with the fact that she is the only one in her family who lacks magical abilities.

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DC League of Super-Pets (animated superhero movie: trailer).

November 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
DC League of Super-Pets (animated superhero movie: trailer).

In Warner Bros. Pictures’ animated action adventure feature film “DC League of Super-Pets,” directed by Jared Stern, Dwayne Johnson voices Krypto the Super-Dog. Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best buddies, sharing the same talents and combating crime in Metropolis alongside each other. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are abducted, […]

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Mother/Android (scifi film: trailer).

November 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Mother/Android (scifi film: trailer).

Mattson Tomlin wrote and directed the Terminator-like science fiction thriller Mother/Android. Chloe Grace Moretz, Algee Smith, and Ral Castillo all feature in the SF film. Mother/Android is a film set in a near future that follows Georgia (Chloe Grace Moretz) and her hubbie Sam (Algee Smith) on a perilous voyage of escape as the USA […]

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