Thom Eberhardt’s Fun “Night of the Comet” Proves The Apocalypse Isn’t All Doom & Gloom

Civilisation has been wiped out. Post-apocalypse two teenage girls are left to pick up the pieces. What do they do first: go shopping, of course!

“Ex Machina” Thinks Big & Delivers Handsomely

Invited to participate in a breakthrough experiment in A.I., a young programmer is selected to evaluate the human qualities of a breathtaking female robot in Alex Garland's brilliant Ex Machina.

Perhaps Luc Besson’s “Lucy” Deserves More Credit

Is Lucy better than many have given it credit for? Ryan Pollard certainly thinks so as he takes a look at Luc Besson's stylish sci-fi...

Luc Besson’s “Lucy” Gets Lost in its Own Ideals

Lucy has sparks of brilliance that are unfortunately lost in a confusing mishmash of science-fiction and existential meandering. Raghav Modi elaborates… I must admit that I am a Luc Besson fan, and have been for more than a decade now. Not only has he directed some of the...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015

The Visually Stunning “Interstellar” Fails to Reach the Heights of its Lofty Ambition

Despite a stellar cast and a consistently strong director, style outweighs substance in Christopher Nolan's post-apocalyptic adventure. Luke Ostler & Simon Evans investigate...

“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” Kick-Starts Franchise with Confidence

Rise of the Planet of the Apes kick-started a dead franchise by breathing new life into the epic apocalyptic story of how evolution is turned upside down and apes become controllers of the earth.

“Divergent” Eclipses Its Young Adult Movie Contemporaries

Despite the abundance of young adult science-fiction in the movies today, Divergent easily eclipses the overrated Hunger Games and Twilight films as Luke Ostler and Simon Evans find out...

Review: José Padilha’s Toothless “RoboCop” Lacks Bite Of Original

José Padilha’s reboot of 1987's RoboCop fails to re-energise the character, its moral re-tuning bogging the film down in melodramatics and boardroom bickering...