Sci-fi & fantasy

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec – Review

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec – Review

This latest offering from veteran director Luc Besson is, well, surprising, to say the least. Perhaps I've been exposed to a disproportionate number of French art-house films, or perhaps it was because the only image I'd previously seen of Louise Bourgoin's Adèle was that of her stood semi-naked,...

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The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra: a review

The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra: a review

Ever seen a cheesy sci-fi movie? Bad special effects, horrendous script, bizarre characters and virtually no discernible plot whatsoever? If you had a laugh, you might just love this film. Some films are made without the director intending it to be enjoyed purely because it's just that bad. The Room and Troll...

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The Truth is Out There: Paul

The Truth is Out There: Paul

Zombie killers, village policemen - Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are certainly fans of oddball protagonists. But what about two alien-obsessed comicon enthusiasts who stumble across a genuine extra-terrestrial? Let's not mess around, here - this was a hotly anticipated film for anyone who knows the work of Pegg...

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Skyline: A Review

Skyline: A Review

Skyline, in a nutshell, is about aliens which invade LA, harvesting human brains for God-knows-what purpose. Actually, that's pretty much the extent of this underwhelming plot, nutshell or no nutshell. Jarrod, played by 24's Eric Balfour, heads to the City of Angels with his girlfriend for a big party...

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