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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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Gravity (film review) by Frank Ochieng.

November 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Gravity (film review) by Frank Ochieng.

If anything else, the movie-going experience should pander to our visual expectations in the omnipresent genre of Science Fiction. The technological excellence, the sheer opulence of the state-of-the-art special effects, the spell-binding tension, the imagination and wonderment of a compelling narrative, the overall sophistication of escapist entertainment, intriguing and charismatic lead performers all make for […]

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Star Trek Into Darkness (film review by Frank Ochieng).

May 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Into Darkness (film review by Frank Ochieng).

In 2009, director J.J. Abrams revitalized the theatrical ‘Star Trek’ franchise by instilling a distinctive and decorative charge that provided avid Trekkie enthusiasts with a renewed sense of adventure and action. In predictably borrowing, the overused legendary phrase ‘to boldly go where no man has gone before’, Abrams skillfully did just that gesture but with […]

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Oblivion (Frank’s Take) (film review).

April 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Oblivion (Frank’s Take) (film review).

The boisterous space-aged yarn ‘Oblivion’ is a post-apocalyptic popcorn pleaser that may be met with mixed reception depending on your definition of tolerance for rousing, recycled sci-fi cinema. On one hand, the positive outlook is that ‘Oblivion’  boasts what moviegoers routinely expect from a typical Tom Cruise vehicle — a flashy actioner with hotshot Tom […]

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