best sci-fi films

Top 10: The Best Sci-Fi Films Since 2000

Over the past ten years, no genre has received more of a boost than science fiction. It seems like sci-fi continues to be the birthplace for new and emerging talent in the director’s chair. The class of master directors – including Alfonso Cuarón, Denis Villeneuve and Christopher Nolan – not only frequent the genre, but continue to break ground […]

2017 Awards Profile: Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’ From Warner Brothers

FILM: “Dunkirk” PRODUCERS: Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas DISTRIBUTOR: Warner Brothers DIRECTOR: Christopher Nolan WRITER: Christopher Nolan CAST: Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Cillian Murphy, Kenneth Branagh, James D’Arcy, Harry Styles, Jack Lowden and Anuerin Barnard SYNOPSIS (via IMDB): Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and […]

Awards Speculation: Will the Oscars Embrace the Remakes/Reboots?

As “Kong: Skull Island” stomps into theaters this weekend, the current nostalgia-obsessed Hollywood system charges full steam ahead with this $185 million behemoth. Indeed, this latest re-imagining of the classic monster franchise joins several other reboots and remakes this year, ranging from the 90s TV franchise “Power Rangers” to the controversial “Ghost in the Shell.” […]

Top 10: Best Remakes of All-Time

In honor of this Friday’s release of “Kong: Skull Island,” it only makes sense to list some of the best remakes of all-time given its predecessor carved its name into “remake” history. Without further ado, let’s revisit the remakes. 1. “The Departed” (2006) Martin Scorsese’s contemporary gangster classic establishes a gold standard that every remake […]

OSCARS: Taking A Look at the 2017 Hopefuls for the Academy

We’re already moving to a new Oscar season. As proven by the shocking Oscar win for Barry Jenkins’ masterpiece “Moonlight” at this year’s Academy Awards, the demographic and tastes of AMPAS is changing. While there are still hindrances and biases against certain films and genres (like superhero films, comedy or sci-fi), we could see some […]