Review: Coherence (2013)

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Directed By: James Ward Byrkit Written By: James Ward Byrkit Starring: Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon, Elizabeth Grayson MPAA: Not Rated (Equivalent to "R" for language) It wasn't too long ago that the terms "low-budget" and "sci-fi" were synonymous with B-movie trite.  Cube and it's relentlessly unnecessary sequels come to mind.  Sure, there were big ideas at play, but they were bogged down by cheesy special effects and laughably bad acting.  It's hard to achieve a … [Read more...]

Review: Europa Report (2013)

Europa Report (2013)

Directed By: Sebastián Cordero Written By: Philip Gelatt Starring: Christian Camargo, Anamaria Marinca, Michael Nyqvist, Daniel Wu MPAA: PG-13 Review: 3.5/4 Splashy special effects and sci-fi go together like fried chicken and waffles—they naturally complement each other, but consequences arise should you consume too much of either one of them in a single sitting.  While the movie-going world needs a healthy dose of its Avatars, Hunger Games, and [pick-your-favorite-superhero-here]’s, every … [Read more...]