fbpx

RSSCategory: Films

More Skyfall Bondage.

September 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
More Skyfall Bondage.

Skyfall is coming our way at the end of the month, so here’s a new poster for the latest James Bond film. After a mission in Turkey goes bad, James Bond is believed to be dead, and worse, his cover has blown on the internet (damn you, Wikileaks). When MI5 is attacked, Bond rescues M […]

Read More

Are we fitted to the times?

September 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Are we fitted to the times?

Ah, the rousing music and the raw themes of history and one of its greatest sons. Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln is here. Watch the new full trailer for the film and tell me that this is not the movie that Steven Spielberg was fitted to the times to create?

Read More

[REC] 3: Genesis (Frank’s take).

September 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
[REC] 3: Genesis (Frank’s take).

The banal bloodbath of the creepy continuation in the [REC] movie series is extended as it does not disappoint in the cheesy realm of shapeless shock cinema. The nonsensical and nauseating [REC] 3: Genesis is the tedious third installment emanating from the 2007 Spanish horror show that surprisingly gave a refreshing gruesomeness to the perverse […]

Read More

The Possession (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

September 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Possession (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

A family going through a painful divorce is also subjected to the ravages of a dybbuk, a possessing spirit from Jewish folklore. Until this point probably all dramatic stories of dybbuks have been based on a single famous play by Shalom Ansky. This film uses the concept of a dybbuk, but seems to have it […]

Read More

Finding Frankenweenie.

September 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Finding Frankenweenie.

You can’t keep a good Tim Burton down (unless you’re Helena Bonham Carter), and the rogue and roguish filmmaker is back with his latest animated movie, Frankenweenie. The film should have been titled, Frankenstein: the Junior Years, but what the hey. It might have sounded less like a brand of hot dogs, then. Although there […]

Read More

Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.

September 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.

Yes, it’s the new trailer from the movie Lincoln. He’s a dead President, don’t you know. He also slays lots of vampires, demons and zombies. Just not in this film.

Read More

Serving Up Richard (Mark’s take).

September 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Serving Up Richard (Mark’s take).

CAPSULE (a film review by Mark R. Leeper): What begins as a dark comedy becomes a grim psychological horror film with a battle of wits between the Hutchins couple who perform ancient Mesoamerican blood rituals including cannibalism and their captive, a man of whom they intend to make a meal. From his cage, a prison […]

Read More

Robot & Frank (Frank’s Take).

September 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Robot & Frank (Frank’s Take).

In defining the concept of science fiction themes, the relatable consensus would probably range from the techno-titillation of CGI ecstasy, colorful creatures from exotic planets looking to threaten mankind or muscle-bound space cadets itching to conquer evil forces with advanced laser-powered weaponry. Whatever your definition of sci-fi cinema entails the ubiquitous genre is flexible enough […]

Read More

Cloud Atlas trailer.

September 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Cloud Atlas trailer.

Here’s the new trailer for the much loved film adaptation of the Cloud Atlas novel. As in the book, this has the focus on a love story that survives the ages through reincarnation, and leaps about through time – including two lengthy sci-fi segments. The first set in a cyberpunk dark future. The second set […]

Read More

The Cold Light of Day (Frank’s Take).

September 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Cold Light of Day (Frank’s Take).

The toothless spy thriller The Cold Light of Day has a snappy movie title which sounds like it belongs attached to a James Bond supercharged production. It is too bad that the movie’s moniker is the only thing legitimately hip and happening about this flat and spineless suspense piece. This rudimentary race-around-the-clock spy drama is […]

Read More

error

Enjoy scifi? Please spread the word :)

SFcrowsnest