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Proximity (scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

May 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Proximity (scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

Our man-of-many-movies, Mark Kermode, sits down to review science fiction film Proximity. When a youthful fast-tracked NASA JPL scientist is kidnapped by aliens, no one believes his story … leading to an obsession with the chap finding definitive proof of his abduction. Yep, the same thing happened to me. We’ll be invaded soon, no doubt. […]

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Da 5 Bloods (Netflix’s Vietnam war movie, from Spike Lee: trailer).

May 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Da 5 Bloods (Netflix’s Vietnam war movie, from Spike Lee: trailer).

You know how it is. You are at home bored, and then you hear that a new Vietnam war film, Da 5 Bloods, is on the way from Spike Lee. Yipee! Four aged African American wars vets — Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis), and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.) return to Vietnam […]

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Time to Hunt (scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

May 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Time to Hunt (scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

The face that launched a thousand movie reviews, Mark Kermode (and sunk as many careers of crap film makers), sits down this week to review scifi flick Time to Hunt for us. In a dystopian South Korean future world, loser Jun-seok gets out of prison for a previous heist he and his friends had messed […]

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The Wretched (horror movie review by Mark Kermode).

May 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Wretched (horror movie review by Mark Kermode).

Our man-of-many-movies, Mark Kermode, sits down to review the horror film, The Wretched, in which a young teen faces off with an ancient witch who not only devours her victims, but makes everyone else forget that they ever existed. That sounds like quite the quandry, right there. Here’s the movie’s official blurb: A rebellious teenage […]

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Flash Gordon 4K blu-ray is aliveeee? (news).

May 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Flash Gordon 4K blu-ray is aliveeee? (news).

There’s a 4k remaster of the classic Flash Gordon movie along with free Brian Blessed shouting (and over-acting), and some nice Queen music, too, to celebrate the flick’s 40th anniversary, arriving August 3rd 2020. This classic piece of 1980s cheese featured a cast including Sam J Jones (Flash Gordon) Brian Blessed (Prince Vultan) Timothy Dalton […]

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SFcrowsnest film critic Frank Ochieng passes away (news).

May 6, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
SFcrowsnest film critic Frank Ochieng passes away (news).

Very sad news just in. One of our long-running film critics and SFcrowsnest contributors, Frank Ochieng, has passed away aged 54. He died April 12th, 2020, from what has been described as a pre-existing condition. Frank has a degree in Law Enforcement, and another in Sociology from Suffolk University in the USA. As well as […]

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Blood Quantum (zombie horror film: trailer).

April 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Blood Quantum (zombie horror film: trailer).

Streaming on Shudder US and UK comes another zombie horror film, Blood Quantum, where the walkers have taken over the towns but on the isolated Mi’gmaq reserve of Red Crow, Indigenous inhabitants are immune to the zombie plague … and must therefore cope with the consequences of its impact in the country around them, including […]

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Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) (Blu-ray film review).

April 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) (Blu-ray film review).

I only recently pulled ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’, wondering how much more can they dip into the same plot. The nexus point of change is Sarah Connor and her teenage son, John, are in Guatemata, thinking the future has changed until a Terminator arrives and kills him and leaving her wounded. A few years later, the […]

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Astronaut (a science fiction film review by Mark Kermode).

April 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Astronaut (a science fiction film review by Mark Kermode).

In his latest movie review, the master-of-films, Mark Kermode, reviews Astronaut. In this flick, a pensioner widower played by Richard Dreyfuss battles against his age, family and health to look to bag a competition for a trip into space.

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James vs. His Future Self (time travel film: trailer).

April 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
James vs. His Future Self (time travel film: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the science fiction comedy movie, James vs. His Future Self, from director Jeremy Lalonde. The flick stars Jonas Chernick as James, a scientist researching time travel whose life is turned upside down when his older self (Daniel Stern) arrives from the future to ask that he stops and make some serious […]

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