Ad Astra is the latest “thoughtful science fiction” film to hit the cinemas, in the same sort of general vein as The Martian or Interstellar or Arrival, which attempts to use science fiction ideas to tell intelligent stories that explore what it is to be human and–while not necessarily avoiding them outright–are not reliant upon classic action sequences to create interest.
Continue reading (The Disastra that is) Ad Astra
Continuing with this series of 47 moments in film that I love (Why 47?), today we hit #12 with a movie that I think was one of the best of a great year, 1993… Continue reading 47 Great Movie Moments #12 – The Fugitive
I feel like this is a topic I’m not very good at writing. Certainly, there are lots of things I’ve complained about in a lot of films, but usually if it’s not very good, I’m finding problems in the writing and directing more than in the performances. Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #30 – Questionable Casting Decisions
Men in Black is not my favorite franchise–I get a little tired being grossed out by all the random aliens with their weird tentacles and long tongues and whatever else. But this installment was pretty imaginative and an overall good time. Continue reading Men in Black 3: Entertaining, yet not Entirely Satisfying (and so not really surprising)