Category: Sci Fi

Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

  Every narrative film has to deal with suspension of disbelieve. We the viewers need, and want the films to seem real even though they are not.  Dramatic films do this primarily with a compelling story and good acting.  And comedic films almost don’t need to worry about this as long as they make laugh. […]

Guest Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Oh my God, wow… WOW!

There’s, of course, so much more to say than that about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But first reactions do say a lot about a film. As the credits rolled the first words out of my mouth were essentially just lots of inarticulate exclamations. Then I called my Dad, our very own Retired Movie Critic, and repeated the exact same exclamations (especially when I learned he hadn’t gotten tickets to a show earlier than the 27th!). Why all these excessive emotions? Let’s talk about that.