sci-fi

George Clooney and Britt Robertson journey to Tomorrowland, an incredibly flawed and unexpected misstep from writer/director Brad Bird.

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Thanks to a script by John Scott 3 and direction from Henry Hobson, Maggie ends up being efficient, smart and actually about something.

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Christopher Nolan’s Sci-Fi epic spans the stars, but at its heart is a family drama that errs on the side of sentiment.

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If you’re not able to attend Fantastic Fest but would like to sample previous years, there is no shortage of funny, scary, thrilling, or just plain weird genre content available to stream through common online providers. Here’s the ultimate list:

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Some movies this summer and every summer manage to rise above some silly source material to be something that is genuinely compelling or at the very least interesting. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is not one of them.

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Besson manages to subvert audiences expectations at a few points by not delivering on big showdowns and staying true to his protagonist’s abilities and motives. That said, Lucy has still a lot wrong with it, chiefly that it’s kind of dumb.

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Tom Cruise has to relive the same hellish alien invasion over and over again in Edge Of Tomorrow, the latest sci-fi/action offering from director Doug Liman and a writing team that includes Cruise’s current collaborator Christopher McQuarrie.

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Trevan and Trey discuss the surprisingly touching The Fault In Our Stars before moving on to the latest Tom Cruise vehicle Edge Of Tomorrow. Then, they move on to time travel in general as a narrative mechanic in film and highlight some examples of movies that use it well. If you don’t already, please Like us on Facebook. [...]

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Matt Damon stars in Neil Blomkamp’s latest dystopian Sci-Fi epic, but does Elysium have anything new to say?

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The gang’s all here! Eric returns to talk Star Trek Into Darkness with Trevan and Trey. Is J.J. Abrams’ follow-up a worthy successor and contender for this summer’s box office crown? Or does it aim wide? And did Eric take any pictures of his vacation? The answers to all of these questions and more will be revealed.

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Star Trek Into Darkness outdoes the 2009 reboot in every way.

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In a dystopian future, the world is only inhabitable in two places — Great Britain and Australia. The countries are connected through an underground tunnel that goes through the planet’s core and it serves as a handy dividing line between the rich and the poor. All of this is explained before the first scene of [...]

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Eric, Trevan and Trey spend the entirety of the podcast talking about Prometheus, the latest from director Ridley Scott. Because the plot has been well guarded up to this point, we each offer spoiler-free recaps, but once our recaps our out of the way, everything is fair game. Be warned: Spoilers Ahead. If you’ve seen the film, be [...]

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After 33 years, director Ridley Scott returns to the Alien franchise with a film that answers a few questions, poses some new ones and plays fast and loose with its ensemble cast along the way.

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Trevan and Trey welcome new contributing writer and first-time podcaster Adam Brumback as the three discuss Will Smith’s newest offering Men In Black 3 before moving on to something completely different. How different? How about a psycho-drama centered on the possibility of time travel? Subscribe to The Scene-Stealers Podcast on iTunes or our RSS.

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