Black Mirror Season 5 : Episodes Ranked Worst to Best

Charlie Brooker’s seminal speculative science fiction series Black Mirror brought the exciting romance of the genre back to our TV screen. What sets his writing apart is the impending possibility of the ideas portrayed that are more than likely to happen in our very lifetimes, unlike typical sci-fi dramas where the setting is often a hundred years…

Is Alita: Battle Angel Rodriguez’s best film yet ?

Although I enjoyed Robert Rodriguez’s popular trilogy Spy Kids as a teenager, I always saw him as a director whose style was a bit over-the-top with a tinge of exaggerated drama which made his films feel like super-bowl commercials. Don’t get me wrong here. Rodriguez knew what he was doing and his movies had a…

Mortal Engines | Review

Punk Science Fiction began as an offshoot of classic science-fiction which majorly focussed on highly futuristic worlds which were more often than not outrageous in their imagination. The word “punk” has been associated to sci-fi for such a long time that no one really knows where it caught the roots. One might say that its…

Solo : A Star Wars Story | Review

When George Lucas started writing the screenplay of Star Wars in the 1970s, his self-produced film American Graffiti (1973) got stuck in the pipeline of Universal Studios and he found himself in a dire need of money. He had a rough idea about the kind of film Star Wars was going to be – “a…

The Cloverfield Paradox | Movie Review | Netflix

Matt Reeves’s 2008 film Cloverfield had an uncanny plot resemblance to Frank Darabont’s Stephen King adaptation The Mist which had released just a year before in 2007. The US Department of Defense conducts Project Manhattan like clandestine Science experiments that go horribly wrong, ripping open the gateway to another dimension, and not a benevolent dimension…

The Man from Earth: Holocene | Review

The Silver Screen is an enchanting medium. When you filter through all the glitz and glamour on the frame, you realize that there must have been a writer behind it all who visualized it way before the cinematography was even crafted and before the first reel of film was even captured. He had to rely…

Black Mirror Season 4 : Ranked Worst to Best | Netflix Miniseries

Typically, Horror movies are known to be the pallbearers of fear but as an audience, we are pretty far removed from its after-effects. In our heart of hearts we know that, a crazy clown with a nefarious grin and a striking red balloon would never peep at us from our kitchen sink. But Speculative Science…