Review: Chappie

Neill Blomkamp deals in immediacy. His films have a kinetic energy that's easy to get swept up in. And as a visual artist he has a keen eye for the striking and the bombastic. It makes his sci-fi adventures loud and garish... if not subtle, original or particularly any good. With Blomkamp, it's a case … Continue reading Review: Chappie

Why I Love… #76: Alien³

Year: 1992 Director: David Fincher Stars: Sigourney Weaver (Lt. Ellen Ripley),  Charles Dance (Clemens), Charles S. Dutton (Dillon), Brian Glover (Andrews), Ralph Brown (Aaron), Paul McGann (Golic)Danny Webb (Morse), Lance Henriksen (Bishop II) Genre: Horror / Drama In space no one can hear a fanboy scream. I've been toying with the idea of covering the … Continue reading Why I Love… #76: Alien³

Review: Elysium

The year is 2154. Earth is overpopulated and under-resourced. Los Angeles looks like a cross between a war zone and a never-ending shanty town. The poor are the population. Up above, orbiting the Earth, the rich minority live in comfort aboard space station Elysium; a shining white band of luxury not dissimilar to silicon valley … Continue reading Review: Elysium