There is perhaps no image in science fiction more indelible than that of a team of explorers taking their first steps onto alien terrain. It combines the thrill of exploration with the terror of the unknown, promising adventure, danger, and bizarre sights the likes of
The ecstatic shout of a blood-drenched street preacher wielding a knife.
This is the film I’ve been waiting for all summer – one that casts a spell, that fills the theater like a physical force.
Silence poses a moral and spiritual quandary,and then sits in silence. How you fill that silence isn’t just what you take from the film, but what it gives to you.
Rogue One squanders a good premise on false pathos and needless complexity.
ARRIVAL delivers a raw, powerful personal story inside of a clever science fiction tale.
There are no words strong or true enough to praise the work done by Zoe Kazan and Ella Ballentine in this new film from The Strangers director Bryan Bertino.
A calculated first step to a possibly interesting trilogy buoyed by interesting characters.
A smartly written, brutally realized western.
A brutal, potent thriller poised on the brink of many borders – political, geographical, and moral.