Dune (2021)

Dune is a sci-fi epic, following House Atreides after the Padishah Emperor demands they take control of the dangerous spice planet, Arrakis. Duke Atreides accepts the Emperor’s call, but suspects the order is given with sinister intentions. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Dune… Pros: Although the CGI and set pieces steal the movieContinue reading “Dune (2021)”

Arrival (2016)

Arrival is a high concept sci-fi movie about a professional linguist who is recruited to communicate with mysterious aliens that suddenly appear on Earth. The premise may sound straightforward, but I promise you it’s anything but! Let’s consider the pros and cons of Arrival… Pros: Firstly, Amy Adams’ performance is nothing short of brilliant, andContinue reading “Arrival (2016)”

A Quiet Place Part II (2020)

A Quiet Place Part II is the follow up to John Krasinski’s breakout horror hit: A Quiet Place. The sequel not only shows us how the Abbott family wields their newly acquired weapon, but it also gives us a glimpse at Day 1 of the monster’s arrival! Let’s consider the pros and cons of AContinue reading “A Quiet Place Part II (2020)”

A Quiet Place (2018)

A Quiet Place is a horror film about a family forced to live in silence, due to lurking monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing! John Krasinski stars alongside Emily Blunt in this thrilling post apocalyptic story. Let’s consider the pros and cons of A Quiet Place… Pros: The two things this movie nails are sound design andContinue reading “A Quiet Place (2018)”

The Tomorrow War (2021)

The Tomorrow War is the latest big budget sci-fi action flick to come out of Amazon Prime’s streaming service. In a world at war with alien invaders, humanity must appeal to their past generations to tip the scales in their favor! Let’s consider the pros and cons of The Tomorrow War… Pros: Beginning with aContinue reading “The Tomorrow War (2021)”

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is the adaptation of Douglas Adams’ novel of the same name, following the destruction of earth and a quest for the meaning of life! This especially unique sci-fi adventure will have you laughing out loud and bewildered throughout. Let’s consider the pros and cons of The Hitchhiker’s Guide toContinue reading “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)”

Thunder Force (2021)

Thunder Force is a Netflix Original that takes place after a cosmic ray event leaves sociopaths with superpowers. Years later, two estranged childhood friends reunite as an unlikely crimefighting duo after one invents a superpower formula. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Thunder Force… Pros: Although I’m not a fan of the comedic elements,Continue reading “Thunder Force (2021)”

The 100 (2014-2020)

The 100 is a sci-fi TV series with hints of Hunger Games, Lord of the Flies, as well as a plethora of stories revolving around survival and young adult angst. It’s set in a post apocalyptic future where human civilization has been forced into Earth’s orbit due to a nuclear war. When spaceship systems beginContinue reading “The 100 (2014-2020)”

Her (2013)

Her is a delightfully poignant sci-fi romance story between a man and his operating system. Spike Jonze delivers an emotional look at society and our relationships in the not too distant future. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Her… Pros: The charming thing about this movie is how relatable Joaquin Phoenix’s character, Theodore is.Continue reading “Her (2013)”