Tag Archives: Blade Runner

Review in Brief: Mute (2018)

I’m so pleased Duncan Jones got this one out of his system. It’s just a shame MUTE doesn’t feel fresher or more complete. Speechless protagonist Leo (Alexander Skarsgard, cast for his big sad eyes) is Amish . Except for when … Continue reading

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Review: Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Good things come to those who wait. Sometimes they’re really good. BLADE RUNNER 2049 not only builds on the world created by Philip K Dick and visualised by Ridley Scott, but it takes the ideas behind both much further and … Continue reading

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Blade Runner & Inception: “Questions, yes?”

This piece contains spoilers for BLADE RUNNER and INCEPTION. Two of the most iconic Science Fiction films of all time, two distinctive and revolutionary directors putting their vision on screen, two of the biggest questions we as a species can … Continue reading

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Review: Autómata (2014)

AUTÓMATA is interesting, but could have been more so. It’s competently directed, with a good eye for detail, but you find yourself craving more originality and tighter plotting overall. In the face of disaster caused by environmental decay and warfare, … Continue reading

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Halloween Special 2014: Assorted Flavours of Horror

I wasn’t always all that into horror movies. I can’t say that I ever got a particular rush out of being scared when I was younger. I was a timid-ish child. But I’m a convert, and I now see the … Continue reading

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Review: Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Sometimes a clever little tweak to formula is enough to make a film memorable. EDGE OF TOMORROW is a solid and entertaining sci-fi action film, with good performances, but it wouldn’t be particularly notable if you threw out the unconventional … Continue reading

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