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Downsizing (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on January 9, 2018

Review 135min Genre:       Comedy, Drama, Sci-fi Director:    Alexander Payne Cast:         Matt Damon, Hong Chau, Christoph Waltz…and more Writers:     Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor -Synopsis- In a world where scientists have found the solution to overpopulation and its effects on the planet, shrinking people down to five inches tall, a humble and honest man volunteers for […]

Life (2017)

Posted by Gui on March 25, 2017

Review 103min Genre:       Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller Director:    Daniel Espinosa Cast:         Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds…more Writers:     Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick -Synopsis- A group of scientists and astronauts—on an Earth-orbiting space station searching for extra-terrestrial life—find what they were looking for but much more than they bargained for, with potentially catastrophic consequences for all in […]

Hidden Figures (2017)

Posted by Gui on February 19, 2017

Review 127min Genre:      Fact-based, Drama Director:   Theodore Melfi Cast:        Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe…and more Writers:    Allison Schroeder, Theodore Melfi and Margot Lee Shetterly -Synopsis- A biographical drama centred around the important but overlooked role of African-American women in the early US space program during the 1960s, including the work and struggles of […]

Morgan (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 3, 2016

Review 92min Genre:      Sci-fi, Action, Mystery, Thriller Director:   Luke Scott Cast:        Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones…and more Writer:     Seth W. Owen -Synopsis- Kate Mara stars as a corporate risk assessor who must determine the threat posed by a powerful and advanced artificially engineered girl, created in an isolated rural compound; but when her influence […]

Top 5 Space Sci-fi Movies

Posted by Gui on September 29, 2015

  To celebrate the 30th of September release of Ridley Scott’s Sci-fi drama ‘The Martian’ (our review), starring Matt Damon, we break down our top 5 Sci-fi films based predominantly or entirely outside of our blue planet. This was a tough choice as there are so many worthy candidates but here’s our selection for the […]

The Martian (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on September 28, 2015

Review 141min Genre:     Sci-fi, Adventure, Drama Director:  Ridley Scott Cast:       Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor…and more Writers:   Drew Goddard and Andy Weir Matt Damon stars as an astronaut inadvertently stranded on Mars after a storm forces his crew to abort their mission, with limited supplies and communication he must rely on his knowledge and […]

Tomorrowland (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on May 23, 2015

Review 130min Genre:    Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Family Director: Brad Bird Cast:      Britt Robertson, George Clooney, Hugh Laurie…and more Writers : Damon Lindelof, Brad Bird & Jeff Jensen A talented and tenacious teenage girl discovers a mysterious pin that gives her a glimpse of a utopia built by the good and the great of science […]

X+Y (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on March 16, 2015

Review 111min Genre:    Drama, Comedy, Romance Director: Morgan Matthews Cast:      Asa Butterfield, Sally Hawkins, Rafe Spall…and more Writer :  James Graham A mildly autistic and socially inept young math genius travels to Taiwan to try and secure a place in the British “Mathematics Olympics” team and in the process expand the narrow world he has […]

Ex Machina (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 21, 2015

108min Genre:      Sci-fi, Drama, Thriller Director:   Alex Garland Cast:        Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander…and more Writer :     Alex Garland A mysterious tech-company mogul entices one of his young programmer employees to evaluate a revolutionary artificial intelligence experiment in the form of a beautiful young female machine, the results are disturbing if not unexpected. Award-winning […]

The Theory of Everything (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 16, 2014

123min Genre:    Drama, Romance, Fact-based Director: James Marsh Cast:      Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Harry Lloyd …and more Writers:  Anthony McCarten & Jane Hawking Eddie Redmayne stars as Stephen Hawking and Felicity Jones as his wife Jane in an English period-piece drama about the complex relationship between one of the greatest minds in modern human history […]

Interstellar (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 7, 2014

169min Genre:    Sci-fi, Adventure, Drama Director: Christopher Nolan Cast:      Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway … Writers:  Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan Planet earth has become a dust-bowl with humanity struggling to grow enough food to survive and where farmers are valued above others, Cooper a former space-pilot engineer joins a group of scientists on humanity’s […]