With 2016 just beginning, it feels like an opportune time to reflect and look back at some of the best sci-fi films of 2015. Last year was a monster year for sci-fi blockbusters, not only did Stars Wars return like a perfect X-mas present to moviegoers with The Force Awakens from the capable hands of “Jar Jar” Abrams, but other sci-fi films such as Mad Max enjoyed tremendous ticket sales that’ll ensure the future of sci-fi in cinema.
But! With the hubbub and noise generated from returning classics such as Star Wars, Mad Max, Jurassic World and Terminator and newer more original blockbuster efforts like Tomorrowland, The Martian and Ex Machina, you might have missed a few gems [...]
What is real? What constitutes a relationship? Are humans free? These are some issues Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ tackles with and does so in an intelligent way which is touching and incredibly thought provoking, but it’s inconsistent pacing hinders the ability of these issues to fully resonate with the viewer.
I was sceptical about watching ‘Her’ because I didn’t believe a film which involved a man falling in love with an operating system (OS) could be entertaining. I was wrong. ‘Her’ is so simplistic and the execution of the film is ever so rewarding, from the cinematography, to the [...]