Movie Review: ‘Moonfall’

Let's forget, for the moment, that Roland Emmerich films tend to be surface-level event pictures, typically geared toward disaster-style epics, usually grounded in science fiction themes, are heavy on special effects, and have razor-thin dialogue, characters, and settings. We could apply this logic toward his latest film, "Moonfall,” descending on theaters today. I’ll be one [...]

By |2022-02-04T08:25:18-07:00February 4th, 2022|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Movie Review: “Ad Astra”

If the Latin title isn't a big enough clue, "Ad Astra" lands squarely in the cerebral and philosophical sub-genre of science fiction films.  While the trailer does hint at a little action and mystery, they are simply window dressing to a film that somberly addresses depression, abandonment, and other existential questions. The film opens with [...]

By |2019-09-19T20:33:15-07:00September 19th, 2019|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments