Terror By Design: 6 Subtle Things That Make “Alien” So Frightening

Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic Alien is a masterpiece of suspense that, fundamentally, has been designed to terrorise the senses...

Review: “Inseminoid” No Immaculate Conception

Mark Fraser revisits a film in which gender issues are sacrificed for science fiction’s greater good...
Posted On 07 Sep 2019

Review: “Flight Of The Navigator” Has A Charm All Its Own

Flight Of The Navigator has a charm all its own that remains undimmed even after three decades...
Posted On 30 Aug 2019

Review: With Orwellian Eye “Children Of Men” Is Achingly On Point

Children of Men offers a powerful and frightening glimpse at one potential future...
Posted On 24 Jan 2019

Review: “The Predator” Goes Limp In Shane Black’s Disappointing Sequel

The Predator appears built around the needs of anonymous test audiences rather than any sort of organic vision...

Review: “12 Monkeys” Sees Gilliam’s Unique Talent Find Mainstream Charm

12 Monkeys is Terry Gilliam's most accessible film but one that still features his distinctive style...
Posted On 10 Nov 2018

Review: “The Mind Of Mr Soames” Is An Experience Like Few Others

Amicus Productions' 1970 oddity, The Mind of Mr Soames, has to be seen to be believed...

Review: “Space Truckers” Is A Fun If Messy Ride

Space Truckers is a fun ride which is more in the vein of Starship Troopers without the flagrant nudity and violence...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018