Sci-Fi At Its Best: 5 Classic Alien Invasion Films

Let’s talk sci-fi, specifically the alien invasion sub-genre! Ever since the 1950s – the decade which saw the sci-fi genre really take off – audiences and mainstream filmmakers have been mad about the idea of aliens invading Earth. And I’m not surprised either: how can anyone resist the lure of escapist spectacle and the chance […]

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Essential, Reviews

Arrival (2016)

“Life is a journey, not a destination”, is a quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson, and I see Arrival as an adoption of that phrase. This is arguably the most mysterious and obscure alien thriller, to come out in a long while. As I don’t want to spoil anything, I’m keeping this review short and sweet. The […]

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Midnight Special (2016)

A devoted father, Roy Tomlin (Michael Shannon), goes on the run with his young son, Alton (Jaeden Lieberher), who possesses special powers. With the help of his friend Lucas (Joel Edgerton), Roy will literally do anything in his power to protect his son from the religious cult and the federal government, who are mercilessly hunting him. Midnight […]

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