Science Fiction

Reminiscence Review

REMINISCENCE is set in a near-future Miami, that is a dying, semi-flooded city. The United States is in political and economic trouble, with corruption being an everyday reality. The poor are struggling, and the rich have bought-up the best places to love, literally known as the Dry Lands. Nick Bannister (Hugh Jackman) is an investigator who helps clients find missing objects and remember importan...

Free Guy Review

Ryan Reynolds is a slave to the game in Free Guy, the new film by director Shawn Levy and from Disney subsidiary 20th Century Studios (née Fox.) He plays a humble bank teller and non-playable character in video game Free City trying to earn free will, become the hero and save the game from shutdown after it is revealed that the game’s quirky and arrogant creator Antoine (Taika Waititi) plans on sc...

Army of the Dead Review

After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, the city is walled off and abandoned to the undead. While the displaced citizens hunker in rundown refugee camps outside the perimeter wall, a veritable army of the dead throngs the Strip. Not to worry, though: a quick tactical nuke will soon be taking care of the problem. That is rather inconvenient for billionaire Bly Tanaka (Hiroyuki Sanada), as he has $200...

A Quiet Place Part II Review

I don’t appreciate jump scares, Mr Krasinski. I expected as much from A Quiet Place: Part II, but there is still much to like about this sequel to the very successful 2018 monster feature that created a silence in the cinema I hadn’t experienced since seeing The Strangers by myself. Would this new installment garner the same shut-the-hell-upness among its audience? Mostly yes. Part II opens ...

Cosmic Sin Review

Bruce Willis in a sci-fi action film – words that ignited cautious excitement in the heart of someone whose favourite film is Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element. But where that 90s cult classic dazzled with Jean Paul Gaultier costumes, gaudy brilliance and all-in performances from the entire cast, this new film by Edward Drake (who?) is a speck of dust that I’m likely to have forgotten by the ti...

Venom Review

When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego “Venom” to save his life.