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Tag: Matt Damon

The Martian (film review by Frank Ochieng).

October 3, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
The Martian (film review by Frank Ochieng).

‘The Martian’ is definitely in the creative wheelhouse of filmmaker Ridley Scott whose Science Fiction sensibilities are grounded in colourful futuristic fantasies that tiptoe in grand whimsy.  The veteran auteur responsible for such pop cultural high-minded spectacles in ‘Alien’, ‘Blade Runner’ and even the mixed bag reception of ‘Prometheus’ certainly brings a sophisticated and thought-provoking vibe to the […]

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Elysium by Frank Ochieng (Film Review).

August 26, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Elysium by Frank Ochieng (Film Review).

There is no doubt about the majestic vision and scope that South African filmmaker Neill Blomkamp holds for his illuminating sci-fi spectacles that skillfully hint at innovation and introspection. More important, writer-director Blomkamp’s hypnotic landscape narratives provide social commentary depth that is handily thought-provoking and profound. Naturally, Blomkamp proved this very same sentiment when he […]

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Going on up to the orbital heaven in the sky… Elysium.

November 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Going on up to the orbital heaven in the sky… Elysium.

Neill Blomkamp of District 9 fame currently has actor Matt Damon looking all cyberpunked-up for his next science fiction film… Elysium. This one has Matt Damon doing a Snake Plissken, trying to earn his pass up to the orbital habitat heavens by doing some dirty work on a very broken future Earth. Sadly, the way […]

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