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Westworld TV series looks at dark themes exploring A.I.

June 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Westworld TV series looks at dark themes exploring A.I.

The new HBO TV series based on the old Westworld science fiction movie where a future robot Disneyworld goes into robo-revolt has been updated, and how, by a dark TV series looking at the themes of what it means to be human and where does A.I stop and end?

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Ice Age: Collision Course trailer.

June 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Ice Age: Collision Course trailer.

Here’s the new trailer for the animated Ice Age Collision Course film, where Scrat’s pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World. To save themselves, Sid, Manny, Diego, and the rest of the herd must leave […]

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Deadpool – Blu-ray edition (Blu-ray film review).

June 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Deadpool – Blu-ray edition (Blu-ray film review).

I have made mention before of the state of the modern super-hero film. They’re bold. They’re epic. They’re unafraid to deal with important themes and they can all get a bit po-faced and serious. Most DC Comics films probably have the art department spend most of their money on various shades of the colour black. […]

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Independence Day Resurgence: Goldblum on Goldblum action.

June 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Independence Day Resurgence: Goldblum on Goldblum action.

In just about the oddest trailer for any science fiction movie ever (except maybe that one with Sean Connery for Zardoz), here’s some Jeff Goldblum versus Jeff Goldblum action promoting the film Independence Day Resurgence. Hey, we would have gone to see this movie anyway, even without the conspiracy theory thing. Today Earth Space Defense director David […]

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The Lobster (2016) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

June 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Lobster (2016)  (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

[WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD: This review tells some of the rules of the strange world the story is set in.] This is an absurdist comedy drama that drops the viewer in a world where people who are single have a limited time to find a mate or they have to be turned into an animal, but […]

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The Legend of Tarzan (first trailer).

June 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Legend of Tarzan (first trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for the movie The Legend of Tarzan, with a cast of Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, John Hurt and Djimon Hounsou, and directed by David Yates (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 & Part 2), The Legend of Tarzan will be released in cinemas on 6th July 2016. The film […]

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Wonder Woman: trailer (2017).

June 6, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Wonder Woman: trailer (2017).

Here’s another trailer for next year’s Wonder Woman movie set during World War One. Sneaking suspicion this one might be fan-made, though.

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Therapy For A Vampire (2016) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

June 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Therapy For A Vampire (2016) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

‘Therapy For A Vampire’ is is a genuinely funny vampire comedy that takes a playful look at its characters and at vampire lore. There is lots of visual humour and the film is well photographed. Writer-director David Ruhm seems to have researched his subject and wrings laughs from little-known facets of folklore. Rating: high +2 […]

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Morgan (first trailer).

May 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Morgan (first trailer).

Downloading an A.I into a clone body is not a good idea – it’s how Bladerunner starts! In this scifi horror film, Morgan, a corporate troubleshooter (Kate Mara) is sent to a remote, top-secret location, where she is to investigate and evaluate a terrifying accident. She learns the event was triggered by a seemingly innocent […]

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The Space Between Us (first trailer).

May 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Space Between Us (first trailer).

In this scifi movie, a space shuttle embarks on the first mission to colonize Mars, only to discover after take-off that one of the astronauts is pregnant. Shortly after landing, she dies from complications while giving birth to the first human born on the red planet – never revealing who the father is. Thus begins […]

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