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Tag: sci fi fantasy

Maleficent (film review by Frank Ochieng).

June 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Maleficent (film review by Frank Ochieng).

Throughout the years Walt Disney’s classic fairy tale ‘Sleeping Beauty’ has garnered much consideration in its countless variations of big screen storytelling over the generations since its 1959 debut as an animated film. In the lavish family-friendly fable ‘Maleficent’, audiences are treated to a different spin on the dream-like Disney diva and her bedtime innocence, the showcasing of ‘Sleeping […]

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The Machine (film review by Frank Ochieng).

May 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Machine (film review by Frank Ochieng).

There are selective moments where writer-director Caradog W. James’s ‘The Machine’ runs as well as…eh, let’s say for a lack of a handier phrase ‘a well-oiled machine’. This low-budget dystopian drama revisits the familiar moral dilemma concerning the manipulative message of tapping into the ‘man vs. machine’ realm, something that has been played out with more convincing […]

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The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones by Frank Ochieng (film review).

August 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones  by Frank Ochieng (film review).

Well, the search for the next ‘Twilight’ phenomenon continues desperately as Hollywood coughs up yet another pretender in the clunky supernatural serial ‘The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones’. When will the movie studios realise that these futile attempts to fill the void with these tepid teenybopper fantasy romancers featuring the arbitrary inclusion of ‘tween triangular […]

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