Circuit 3: Science Fiction Films

As the odds grow stronger and stronger that Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity might become our first Science Fiction film to win Best Picture (though some, including myself, would argue it is not a genuine sci-fi flick), it seems an appropriate time to discuss the greatest sci-fi films of all time. Sci-fi is right up there with Film Noir as […]

Prometheus (***)

For about a 4-5 year span, Ridley Scott ruled the movie world.  Arriving amidst a post-George Lucas and Star Wars science fiction fervor, Scott brought unpredictability, horror, intensity, and edginess to the science-fiction world with 1979’s iconic Alien.  Scott likewise defined much of the look and structure of a great number of post-apocalyptic cinema for […]