Tag Archive: sci-fi

Review: “Kingsman: The Secret Service”

As a sly and self-aware homage to beloved spy films past and present, and as a slick and stylish action thriller with a definite subversive streak, “Kingsman: The Secret Service” is easily the most fun to be had at the box office so far this year.

Review: “Jupiter Ascending”

Once again, the Wachowskis dare to dream big and deliver dazzling visuals in “Jupiter Ascending”, but compared to other genre-defining space opera of our time, this one’s tone deaf.

Review: “Lucy”

Much more akin to “The Fifth Element” than it is to “La Femme Nikita” and “Leon: The Professional”, Lucy, the latest from writer/director Luc Besson, might just be his most ambitious work yet.

Review: “Edge Of Tomorrow”

“Edge of Tomorrow”, Tom Cruise’s latest venture into sci-fi action, may look in the commercials like little more than “Groundhog Day” with explosions, but given a closer look you’ll find a imaginatively conceived and consistently engaging thrill ride.