‘Dune’ Review- Does It Live Up To The Hype?

‘Dune‘ is the third attempt at bringing Frank Hebert’s science fiction novel to the silver screen. This time, director Denis Villeneuve partners with Legendary Pictures and Warner Media to handle the project. Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) is the son of Duke Leto Atreides (Oscar Isaac), a wealthy feudal lord, and Lady Jessica (Rebecca Ferguson), a…

‘Galactic Rodents of Mayhem’ Graphic Novel Review

After a long crowdfunding campaign, Galactic Rodents of Mayhem has been released by creator-writer Gilbert Deltrez and artist Sebastian Navas. In a distant region of space, three capybaras, the hot-headed Bash, sleek Mona-Lisa, and the easy-going Ripple are being raised by the salamander mercenary Gan-Gon who is trying to convince them to leave Shadow-Gate, the…

‘Reminiscence’ Review- Already Fading From Memory

‘Reminiscence‘ is billed as a neo-noir science fiction thriller. It is directed, written, and produced by Lisa Joy in her feature directorial debut. Warner Media gave it a theatrical run before streaming it to HBO Max. Climate change has altered the climate where the coastal cities are plagued by rising waters and the rich live…

‘Chaos Walking’ Review- Just Walk Past It

‘Chaos Walking‘ is directed by Doug Liman and based on a novel by Patrick Ness, who also co-wrote the screenplay. I have not read the book, so I will only address the film itself. In the year 2257, the Earth has sent colonists into space, and Viola (Daisy Ridley) is heading to New World to…

‘Cosmic Sin’ Review- They Called This A Film

Edward Drake directed and co-wrote ‘Cosmic Sin,’ a science fiction thriller distributed by Saban Films. It was produced by Corey Large. In the year 2524, the Earth united as the Alliance and has expanded its operations into deep space planet 4217LYA. The Vander Mining Corp has a station there that reports first contact with an…

‘The Tomorrow War’ Review- Chris Pratt Packs A Punch

‘The Tomorrow War‘ is a science fiction film directed by Chris McKay in his live-action directorial debut. Chris Pratt serves as an executive producer and was made by Paramount Pictures before being released by Amazon Studios. Dan Forester (Chris Pratt) is a Green Beret veteran and a biology teacher living in 2022 with his wife…

‘Stowaway’ Review- So Little Oxygen

Written by Joe Penna and Ryan Morrison, ‘Stowaway,’ is a Netflix science fiction thriller film. The movie was directed by Penna and produced by Ulrich Schwarz, Nick Spicer, and Aram Tertzakian. Space commander Marina Barnett (Toni Collette), biologist David Kim (Daniel Dae Kim), and medical researcher Zoe Levenson (Anna Kendrick) are a three member team…

Retro Film Review- Soylent Green

‘Soylent Green’ was a 1973 dystopian science fiction film taking place in the year 2022. It was directed by the late-great Richard Fleischer and released through MGM Studios. New York Police Detective Frank Thorn (Charlton Heston) is assigned to investigate the death of wealthy Soylent Industries executive William R. Simonson (Joseph Cotten). The city is…

‘Boss Level’ Review- So… another time loop film

‘Boss Level‘ is a science fiction action film directed by Joe Carnahan, who also co-wrote it and co-produced it along with Frank Grillo and a handful of others. It was released by Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures and streamed exclusively through Hulu. Retired Delta Force soldier Roy Pulver (Frank Grillo) has a problem. He keeps waking…

‘Bliss’ Review- Blissfully Misses The Target

Mike Cahill writes and directs the science fiction drama ‘Bliss.’ It was produced by James D. Stern who made it with Endgame Entertainment and released via Amazon Prime. Greg Whittle (Owen Wilson) is a daydreaming pencil pusher recently divorced. He sketches a strange coastal house and fakes a shoulder injury to take painkillers. When his…