Love, Death, and Robots (Series Review)

(Spoiler-Free) Netflix recently released a new show titled Love, Death & Robots that calls itself an anthology series but really is a collection of short films with similar styles, themes, and genres (like a snack-size Black Mirror); so yeah, anthology.. All 18 shorts deal with science-fiction themes in some way, whether they fall on the spectrum of “slightlyContinue reading “Love, Death, and Robots (Series Review)”

Annihilation (Movie Review)

Since I’ve been starting to try to review everything I watch/read/play, I’ve noticed myself thinking of what I’ll write as the story progresses. This movie was no different for that new habit, but as the film concluded I suddenly found myself at a loss for words. How do I write about this movie, or anyContinue reading “Annihilation (Movie Review)”

Downsizing (Movie Review)

Being able to stream movies is a blessing; the ability to catch up on films missed, rewatch old classics, or discover new stories is always an exciting part of modern movie watching…in theory. In 2017, one of the holiday movie releases that I was most anticipated was a film called Downsizing from director Alexander Payne (The Descendants,Continue reading “Downsizing (Movie Review)”

Alita, and the Problems of New Sci-Fi

As of today, Alita: Battle Angel has made approximately 15% of what it needs to make for the studio to feel at least comfortable with its performance. Needless to say, that won’t happen (at least not here in the US). The Chinese movie market will most likely make up heavily for the poor performance here but theContinue reading “Alita, and the Problems of New Sci-Fi”