Review: Horns (2014)

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Horns is one the brightest dark fantasy films I have ever seen. I mean that in the most literal sense of the word. Much of it is set during the daytime, during a season which I'm guessing is either spring or summer. These decisions are not usually coincidental--director Alexandre Aja could have picked any time of the year to film Horns, but he opted for brightness. From a completely visual standpoint, it's a beautifully shot movie. Scenes are framed nicely, and the added benefit of daylight … [Read more...]

5 Awesome Sci-Fi Classics You Can Stream On Netflix

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There's nothing quite like classic sci-fi movies. Yeah, they're dated, and sure, most of them are cheesy, but the best science fiction films pre-1970 were ahead of their time. They also didn't have the luxury of high-tech CGI or the benefit of modern-day scientific research, so sci-fi films from the "golden era" of cinema had to rely on narrative imagination and technical ingenuity over just about everything. So go ahead--transport yourself to an era where color was high tech and enjoy these … [Read more...]

Weekly Recap: Ghostbusters Are Now Female And Nic Cage Gets ‘Left Behind’

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Welcome To The Very First Sci-Fi Movie Night Weekly Recap! Okay, first things first: allow me to explain why this article exists. As many of you know, I'm running this entire blog pretty much on my own at the moment. As much as I would love to be able to post sci-fi movie news as it's breaking, such goals are not particularly realistic. And at the rate things are going, Sci-Fi Movie Night has been feeling rather empty. I still want to keep this blog alive, and the only way I can do that … [Read more...]

There Is A Sci-Fi ‘Tetris’ Movie In The Works

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  No, your eyes are not deceiving you and yes, you read that correctly. The list of unnecessary video game adaptations is about to get just a wee bit longer with Tetris: The Movie (not an official title). Threshold CEO Larry Kasanoff broke the news in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, calling the upcoming film "a very big sci-fi epic." Oh boy. I don't know about you, but when I think of Tetris, that addictive puzzle game that came packaged with my Game Boy way back … [Read more...]