Tag Archives: Sci-Fi

Numbered Review #787: Tomorrowland (**1/2)

Loosely based on the Disney attraction of the same name, Tomorrowland is a kinetic frenzy of amazing effects. However, despite the fine pedigree of the director and star, the movie falls a little flat, with a plot that begged for … Continue reading

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Numbered Review #785: RoboCop (*)

RoboCop, a remake of that genial 1987 killer-cyborg film of the same name, is a colossal disappointment, a incoherent mess that’s saddled with a below-average script, lousy casting, and superficial performances. It’s not as if the original movie was so … Continue reading

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Old Timers’ Reviews: Godzilla Raids Again (1955)

You know how it goes: if you’ve seen one Godzilla movie, you probably have seen all you need to see. And what that awkwardly written sentiment means is that these movies are pretty much the same each time out. Big … Continue reading

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Older Movies: Ink (2009)

In the visually fascinating Ink, teams of good and evil supernatural beings fight over the soul of one very unlucky little girl. Although the aesthetics are definitely pleasing, there is a lack of character development and a sometimes inscrutable storyline. … Continue reading

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Old Timers’ Reviews: The Angry Red Planet (1959)

Well, I’ll give the film makers this much credit: the planet sure seems angry. And quite red, for that matter. This is fairly typical low-budget 1950s sci-fi right here, complete with shoddy effects and no more than a passing knowledge … Continue reading

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