– an opinion with spoilers
Directed by George Clooney. With George Clooney, Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Caoilinn Springall. This post-apocalyptic tale follows Augustine, a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to stop Sully and her fellow astronauts from returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.
Source: The Midnight Sky (2020) – IMDb
A messy script, or were scenes added to satisfy a test audience?
29 December 2020
MANY SPOILERS AHEAD! Continue reading “The Midnight Sky (2020)”
Directed by Guy Moshe. With Juliet Aubrey, Anna Brewster, Gabrielle Cassi, James D’Arcy. A fatal ill man tries to secure the future of his family in a world where the toxicity of the sun forces people to stay inside during the daytime.
Source: 001LithiumX (2020) – IMDb
Deadly pacing, but BRILLIANT script reminiscent of PKD!
25 September 2020
This is a GOOD manuscript. And one of the most lonely, up-to-date depictions of modern online society, just taken to future extremes. Also reminiscent of Philip K Dick
Problems #1, 2,, 3 and 4 are Continue reading “001LithiumX (aka. LX2048) (2020)”
MINI-SERIES created by John Logan. With Natalie Dormer, Daniel Zovatto, Kerry Bishé, Adriana Barraza. When a grisly murder shocks Los Angeles in 1938, Detective Tiago Vega and his partner Lewis Michener become embroiled in an epic story that reflects the troubled history of the city.
Source: Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (TV Series 2020) – IMDb
With responsibility to the world.
4 July 2020
Looking at the imdb-demographics the 8-10 votes outshine the 1-3 vote 1:3. And there’s a reason for that. Continue reading “Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (TV Series 2020)”
Directed by Aristomenis Tsirbas. With Evan Rachel Wood, Luke Wilson, Justin Long, Chad Allen. A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.
Source: Terra (2007) – IMDb
Do you feel peaceful?
26 January 2019
Do you remember any of the movies you saw, where the evil aliens invaded, and the heroic Earthling tried to forge a pact, but the evil aliens went right ahead anyway, but Earth won the day, and the Aliens lost big?
Do you remember scripts that turned it upside down, where the benevolent and peaceful aliens came to Earth only to be killed and maimed, but one of the aliens got through to one of the poor misled Earthlings and managed via a totally unconnected civilian to stop the bloodshed and forge a lasting peace? Continue reading “Terra (aka. Battle for Terra) (2007)”
Directed by Carl Strathie. With Steven Ogg, Alice Lowe, Sid Phoenix, Henry Douthwaite. After a space mining operation gone bad, Troy is on an emergency escape vehicle drifting towards the sun. He gets radio contact with possible help but will they get there in time?
Source: Solis (2018) – IMDb
Always judge based on now, not expectations
3 November 2018
I don’t wanna go politics on you all, but a British movie racing against the clock in order to come to a singular goal makes me think of a great loss of community.
Now, forget I said that. This is not a very British movie, and it’s not sentimental, and it’s not Hollywood, and even if the race against the clock is an ancient premise in any action movie, this is a spectacular “spanner in the wheel” kind of story that you may remember for a long time. Continue reading “Solis (2018)”
Created by Jeffrey Lieber. With Maddie Hasson, Sarah Desjardins, Enuka Okuma, Craig Arnold. A young woman discovers she has the extraordinary power of teleportation.
Source: Impulse (TV Series 2018–2019) – IMDb
review: 3/10 -> 8/10
Series ends 10 minutes into last episode!?
26 June 2018 – 14 out of 26 users found this review helpful.
Impulse (2018. Ep01 the first 5 minutes pulled me in like the cow splitting in “Under the dome” ep01, but even so the singular deal-with-rape in a budding recognition of teleportation powers-story with both international and local side story persecution is maybe wisely only given 10 eps, and how they will resolve even that in the last 4 eps is beyond me.
Then for unfathomable reasons I DID watch the last 4 episodes: Continue reading “Impulse (TV Series 2018–2019)”