For a long time I didn’t understand the career of Paul WS Anderson. I mean his movies aren’t terrible but neither were they particularly good either and whenever you thought he might be reaching for something more like in Event Horizon (1997) or Soldier (1998), he quickly reminded you that subtext mattered about as much […]
Could someone please tell me how series a based on 2007’s Event Horizon is supposed to work–I’ve got some ideas but I’m reasonably certain the series wouldn’t take the path I have in mind and even if it were to, I’m not on the writing staff and who’ll buy the cow if give away the […]
I love this movie. That being said, that’s not the same as it being a very good movie–because it isn’t. Not necessarily. It’s fascinating to watch though because the production was such a tumultuous one you can often see what the director intended to do, which is always interesting. And the warp effect is probably […]
If I can be honest for a moment: While the idea of a channel dedicated to science fiction is a great idea, SyFy is shockingly lame. For a start, what does ‘SyFy’ even mean (other than a uber-pretentious and dumb way of spelling ‘SciFi.’ that is)? But let’s for a moment look beyond the general […]
Having watched The OA on Netflix a few weeks ago–check it out, it’s really intriguing and pretty clever at times–I’ve come to notice that Jason Issacs in the latter part of his career seems to be specializing in criminally-inclined medical professionals. And I think it was his turn as a trauma surgeon in 1997’s Event […]
A misfire? Sure, but hardly the monstrosity many have made it out to be.