Here are all our reviews of science-fiction movies, including post-apocalyptic films.

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Tale of Tales poster

Tale of Tales

in Italian Movies

For his new film, the decidedly surprising filmmaker Matteo Garrone (Gomorra) revisits Neapolitan poet Giambattista Basile’s tales, showing once again he’s not averse to taking risks. Unfortunately, this time around, his ambitions fall short. When watching Tale of Tales, it becomes clear that Mr. Garrone’s intent was to shake a film genre’s foundations:  Here, the princess does not wait to […]

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Mad Max Fury Road poster

Mad Max: Fury Road

in Australian Movies

Fury, dust and blood: here are 3 pillars of Mad Max: Fury Road, a film which gained cult status before its release, supported by an advertising campaign that has been building anticipation for months. Is it the post-apocalyptic masterwork we’ve been waiting for or another inflated blockbuster? The answer comes immediately, as soon as the movie opens, through a gorgeous, […]

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Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer

in Korean Movies

After leaving a distinctive mark on the festival circuit with The Host, Memories of Murder and a contribution to Tokyo!, South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho takes on the world with his first English-language international production featuring A-listers such as Chris Evans (Captain America), Tilda Swinton (We Need to Talk About Kevin, Only Lovers Left Alive), John Hurt (1984, Elephant Man) […]

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Prometheus

Prometheus

in American Movies

While Sir Ridley Scott has been enjoying a pretty prolific and varied career, delivering a series of mostly epic and visually stunning works for over 3 decades, he is also the author of two of the most influential sci-fi films, Alien and Blade Runner. Hitting the screens respectively in 1979 and 1982, these two pieces have been landmarks redefining the […]

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Time Of The Wolf

Time Of The Wolf

in French Movies

Following his provocative Piano Teacher, Michael Haneke has chosen to study the evolution of social codes following a disaster. While the film never reveals what happened, what interests the director here is the aftermath rather than the cause, as the absence of any police or military presence seems to point at some conflict-type event. Time of the Wolf follows Isabelle […]

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