Category: Sci-Fi

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Predestination – 2014 – Time travel gone confusing

I really like films that challenge my intellect. There are few times I’m confused by them even if the message isn’t clear. Often you can make philosophical och metaphorical conclusions and by such means “get” the movie. Particular hard to understand are time travel flicks. Especially if the time travel occurs back and forth where the characters meets themselves in the past. Or in the future for that matter. Predestination takes this one step further...

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Creepozoids – 1987 – The cheesiest flick out there?

If you think the artwork on the cover looks cheesy, think again! The film itself is far cheesier than the cover art give it credit for. But that’s the whole point of Creepozoids. You can just taste the title. So fantastic! and the monster are rubber fetishism extreme! I kind of love these premiss. Because if this was made to look good and the acting was Oscars material it wouldn’t be half as amazing. Then...

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Slave Girls From Beyond Infinity – 1987

There’s nothing like a nice cheesy flick! And whoever says this isn’t cheesy is either a liar or a fool. From the very beginning of Slave Girls From Beyond Infinity this is a hilarious experience. From the very first spoken line you realize that these actresses weren’t chosen for their acting skills. On the contrary they have pretty nice bodies and there’s even scenes were they have to act topless. I think the challenge was...

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Rogue One – 2016 – A Star Wars Story

A long time ago in a galaxy far away… Well, doesn’t all Star Wars films start in the same way? I think this approach is a stroke of genius actually. To put the story in the past rather than the future. This might very well be the one thing that divides Star Wars from all the other  Sci-Fi flicks out there. It’s also a long continuous saga that soon will span over even more adventurous...

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Stonehenge Apocalypse – 2010

I’ve always been fascinated by mystic places and things that mankind can’t explain. It might be mythical places like Shangri-La or ancient cities in South America. Of course, Stonehenge is no exception. Why are those stones there? Who put them there? How did they manage to move the enormous blocks from so far away? I’ve also always been fascinated by disaster movies and Sci-Fi. Som when these premises are combined in the same movie it...

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Absolute Zero – 2006 – a freezing disaster

First off, there’s a couple of things I don’t get with Absolute Zero. If you’re on an expedition to Antarctica, don’t you wear gloves in the cold? If the temperature drops to absolute zero (273 C / 459 F) everything will freeze, including the nitrogen and oxygen in the air. How can still the winds blow? How can helicopters fly? Apart from mistakes like this in the story, I think the drama work pretty good. The special...

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Alien Nation – 1988 – A world of enslaved aliens

When Alien Nation originally came out on VHS I rented it. Yes, in those days you actually rented movies. It wasn’t until later that you actually started buying them. At least that’s true for Sweden. I remember that I was fond of the story and that the Aliens seems to be more human than humans at times. It didn’t even occur to me that the aliens was a metaphor for the racism that’s already present...

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The Fifth Wave – 2016 – Alien Invasion

When I got hold of this I thought it was some kind of juvenile adventure movie. Possible with a fantasy twist. The Fifth Wave isn’t exactly that. There may be youngsters in the main parts and the story is seen from their perspective. It may even be targeted for a younger audience, but there’s nothing fantasy about it. The Fifth Wave is a Sci-Fi Thriller as I see it. The main plot is about these alien ships that...

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Star Trek: The Next Generation

I can’t say exactly when I discovered Star Trek for the first time. It as many years ago to be sure, although “my” series wasn’t The Next Generation but The Original Series from the 60s. This is kinda strange since I wasn’t even born when it aired and I was born and raised in a country where it didn’t air anyway. There might have been some TV-time for it in the 70s but I can’t...

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Maze Runner – 2018 – The Death Cure

I’m not sure if you even need to have seen the two previous parts of this story before you see The Death Cure. About the only thing that comes from the other movies is the characters, but sure… they have some relationships to each other that is nice to know about. I must confess that I didn’t have many memories left from the second film though. That must mean that I didn’t like it very...