It looks amazing and the cast is fab, but while this could-happen-tomorrow story wants to appropriate the magic of science fiction, it fails to think imaginatively about longstanding human problems.
2013’s Gravity is on Max in the US, Prime in the UK.
Almost hilariously terrible: absurd plot machinations, dubious politics, not a single character to care about. And it doesn’t even give good disaster porn.
Intelligent, intense, grownup science fiction that will thrill genre lovers and satisfy fans of moving human drama. A beautiful, thought-provoking film.
Update! Another year, another slate of films proving there is almost nothing that men can do, think, or be that The Movies will not deem worthy of a story.
Kermit the Frog takes on his biggest challenge yet: dual roles. And truly puts the villain in vaudevillian.
Winners are indicated. I got 16/24. Pretty good, if I may say so myself.
Here’s a great way to catch up on the film you missed…
The French “Mr. Hublot” creates an utterly real yet completely fantastical world, a palpable steampunk environment of gorgeous mechanical loveliness.
Marvel at the terror of a man seeing the dominance of his privilege challenged on unwitting display.