Guest Post: Elysium, Her & The Nature of Science Fiction

Special thanks to Conor Holt for this post. Stay tuned for my full review of Spike Jonze's her coming this weekend! Well, this is awkward. Science Fiction is my favorite film genre, but in 2013 one of my favorite films of the year and my least favorite film of the year…are both Science-Fiction. How could …

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Question of the Week: What’s your favorite sophomore directorial films?

Since I just posted a review of Ralph Fiennes' second film that he directed, The Invisible Woman, I thought I'd turn the focus on other sophomore directorial efforts over the years. Interestingly, as I was working on this post, I came across this article that talks about the slump of directorial sophomore efforts in 2013. …

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Weekend Roundup … Dragon Knight review + Musings on Matt Damon

Happy Monday everyone! Did you catch anything this weekend? Two R-rated films ended up winning the box office this weekend. ELYSIUM beat We're The Millers by a slim margin with a little over $30. With a budget of $100 mil (3 times the amount of District 9 which ended up grossing $115 mil), we'll see …

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FlixChatter Review: ELYSIUM

As a big fan of District 9, I had been looking forward to this for some time. I erroneously thought this was the follow-up to Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi thriller set in South Africa when I did this post but by the time the trailer came out, obviously this is an original story that doesn't involve …

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Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi thriller ELYSIUM’s Poster & Trailer Spotlight

Boy oh boy! I've been looking forward to this film for quite some time now. In case you didn't know already, I'm a huge fan of District 9 which was a surprise to me as I didn't even know much about it when I saw it on the big screen. Well, it's been over three …

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