All posts tagged sci-fi

Film Review: Ad Astra

Every year has at least one space-focused movie and this decade has been full of them. This specific one comes from writer/director James Gray, who started out making gritty thrillers […]

Celebrating Mary Shelley- 3 books you’ll enjoy if you loved Frankenstein

Readers celebrated Mary Shelley’s 222n​ d​ birthday last month and many avid fans, including myself, took this opportunity to reflect on ​Frankenstein​ and Shelley’s impact on the sci-fi and gothic […]

Books to fill the Game of Thrones void

Game of Thrones has finished and if you’re wondering what to do with the Westeros shaped hole in your life, you’ve clicked on the right article. We’ve loved the immersive […]

Solo: A Star Wars Story Review

Han Solo is one of Star Wars’s most iconic characters. Harrison Ford’s portrayal of the cynic with a noble streak was career defining and shaped the franchise’s storyline. For this […]

Annihilation Review – Alex Garland’s Latest Science Fiction Masterpiece Will Melt your Brain, Marvel your Eyes and Master your Attention

Writer/director Alex Garland has risen through the ranks of contemporary filmmakers quite quickly, and for good reason. With Dredd, Garland could have been the new Paul Verhoeven. With his official […]

Mute Review – Tonally Confused and Narratively Uninspired, Duncan Jones’ Sci-Fi Thriller Has Nothing New to Say

In numerous interviews discussing Mute, Duncan Jones has admitted that his latest film is somewhat of a passion project that has been in development hell for years. However, it’s finally […]

The Cloverfield Paradox Review – Netflix’s Surprise Cloverfield Sequel Unboldly Goes Where Every Sci-Fi Horror Has Gone Before

In 2008, producer J.J. Abrams and director Matt Reeves shocked the world with the release of a secretive project codenamed Cloverfield, a found footage monster movie that many considered to […]

Downsizing Review – Alexander Payne’s Surreal Sci-Fi Comedy Shrinks Under its Own Ambition

Director Alexander Payne’s Downsizing isn’t the first film to tackle the concept of physical reduction. Of course, the Rick Moranis fanatics among us – yes, you know who you are […]

BOOK CLUB: Ice by Anna Kavan

Ice is the perfect winter read: it’s in the title. Anna Kavan’s 1967 chilling novel is an ideal book to read by the fireside for that cosy sensation you get […]