Tag Archives: science fiction

Seconds (1966)

“The years I’ve spent trying to get all the things I was told were important – that I was supposed to want. Things! Not people, or meaning, just things.” I’m a big fan of The Twilight Zone, and I’ve always been … Continue reading

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

“Rebellions are built on hope.” I often don’t feel inclined to share my thoughts on new releases on this blog, typically because I feel like I’m not adding much to the conversation. My opinions fall in line with the critical consensus … Continue reading

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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

“I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do.” Every film is a work of art. However, every piece of a film is also a work … Continue reading

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E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)

“He’s a man from outer space and we’re taking him to his spaceship.” As anyone would be when revisiting their beloved childhood films, I was hopeful but dubious about returning to E.T. The Extra Terrestrial for critical analysis. Tons of scenes from … Continue reading

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Under the Skin (2013)

“I just… wanted to get away from it all. Yeah? Why here? Because it’s… It’s nowhere.” I was fortunate enough to see Under the Skin as part of a film class screening. This is certainly the type of film that begs to … Continue reading

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Star Wars (1977)

“Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.” Revisiting the original Star Wars has been a terribly significant experience for my film journey, more so than I would have expected. I opted … Continue reading

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Back to the Future (1985)

“Are you telling me that you built a time machine… out of a DeLorean?” The year was 1985, and after this hot new film, time travel was the coolest thing on the block. Of course, we’re talking about Back to the … Continue reading

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