Category Archives: Sci-Fi

RAMPAGE (2018): New Trailer From Dwayne Johnson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Naomie Harris…

Rampage (2018), Naomie Harris, Dwayne Johnson
Rampage (2018), Naomie Harris, Dwayne Johnson

Starring Rampage Dwayne Johnson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Naomie Harris, Rampage is a new action/ adventure / sci-fi movie that’s based on the classic 1980s video game that features apes and monsters destroying cities…

King Kong – like story combined with the end of the world, except that Johnson is playing a regular hero not a super one with a cape.

I’ll probably watch just to see how much of Johnson’s one liners I can take before I’ve had enough. In other words, I’m tuning in on the strength of The Rock’s charisma. A great reason, obviously.

Rampage Release Dates: April 13th, 2018 (UK); April 20th, 2018 (US)…

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X-MEN – THE NEW MUTANTS (2018): New Trailer From Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton…

X-Men The New Mutants (2018), Anya Taylor-Joy
X-Men The New Mutants (2018), Anya Taylor-Joy

Directed and co-written by Josh Boone, X-Men – The New Mutants follows five young mutants who are just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will. They must fight to escape their past sins and save themselves…

The X-Men young mutant story is one I’m more familiar with than I particularly care to be. However, this one has my attention because of the ‘horror’ and the setting / psychoanalysis element. There’s also the fact that no mention of ‘coming together to save the world’ has taken place, a pleasant surprise for those fatigued by the super hero movie story formula.

X-Men – The New Mutants Release Dates: April 13th, 2018 (US & UK)…

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PACIFIC RIM UPRISING (2018): New Trailer From John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Adria Arjona…

Pacific Rim Uprising (2018), John Boyega
Pacific Rim Uprising (2018), John Boyega

The fight to save the world from an apocalypse continues in Pacific Rim Uprising, where Jake, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots to confront the looming threat…

Directed by Steven S. DeKnight; the names Pentecost, Mako Mori and Jaeger pilots – none of these names mean anything to me since I haven’t actually watched (Pacific Rim (2013). I am however, contemplating rectifying that just so I can get to the new movie and listen to Boyega deliver the speech partly featured in this trailer in its entirety. I had no idea there was that much beautiful bass in Boyega’s voice.

Pacific Rim Uprising Release Dates: March 23rd, 2018 (US); May 18th, 2018 (UK)…

Tian Jing, Rinko Kikuchi, Burn Gorman and Charlie Day also star.

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MAZE RUNNER – THE DEATH CURE (2018): New Trailer From Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Walton Goggins, Nathalie Emmanuel…

Maze Runner - The Death Cure (2018), Dylan O'Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster
Maze Runner – The Death Cure (2018), Dylan O’Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Director Wes Ball is back with stars Dylan O’Brien and Kaya Scodelario in Maze Runner – The Death Cure. In this third instalment, young Thomas is determined to find a cure to a deadly disease called the “Flare”.

Why will I watch this, you may wonder. Well, the truth is I feel as though I began so I must finish. Not that I’m this committed with all films – let alone franchises that I start watching. There’s also the horrible on-set accident that nearly ended Mr. O’Brien. I kind of want to watch and remember how close it came to him not being here, whilst being very glad that he is. He is a young man in his prime after all. A worse end than what’s transpired would have been awful.

Nathalie Emmanuel and Walton Goggins also star.

Maze Runner – The Death Cure Release Dates: January 26th, 2018 (US); February 9th, 2018 (UK)…

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DOWNSIZING (2017): New Trailer From Kristen Wiig, Matt Damon, Christoph Walltz, Brigette Lundy-Paine…

Downsizing (2017), Matt Damon, Jason Sudeikis
Downsizing (2017), Matt Damon, Jason Sudeikis

Directed and co-written by Alexander Payne, Downsizing is a movie / social satire about a man who realises that he’d have a better life if he were to shrink himself. Kristen Wiig, Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz and Brigette Lundy-Paine star…

The cast is great and the above synopsis seems perfectly ridiculous and a great predicament for potential humour.

Niecy Nash, Jason Sudeikis, Laura Dern, Neil Patrick Harris and  James Van Der Beek also star.

Downsizing Release Dates: December 22nd, 2017 (US)…

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REMEMORY (2017): New Trailer From Peter Dinklage, Anton Yelchin, Julia Ormond, Henry Ian Cusick…

Rememory (2017), Peter Dinklage
Rememory (2017), Peter Dinklage

In Rememory starring Peter Dinklage, Anton Yelchin, Julia Ormond and Henry Ian Cusick, a widow stumbles upon one of her late husband’s inventions; a device that’s able to record and play a person’s memory…

The plot of  Rememory seems a little similar to that of The Discovery (2017). I wonder which I’ll prefer. I’ll definitely be watching because I was a huge Anton Yelchin fan and it’s also great to see the talented Mr. Dinklage in a promising starring role.

Rememory Release Dates: August 24th, 2017, (US)…

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READY PLAYER ONE (2018): New Trailer From Steven Spielberg Starring Tye Sheridan,  T.J. Miller, Ben Mendelsohn, Hannah John-Kamen… 

Ready Player One (2018)
Ready Player One (2018)

In Steven Spielberg’s latest movie Ready Player One, gamers compete inside a massive video game universe to find an ‘Easter egg’ (item, trivia or surprise buried within the game) hidden by the network’s recently deceased creator.

The finder of the Easter egg is promised the creator’s fortune. Soon enough Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) becomes the first player to successfully navigate the first level of the test, leading to a high-stakes international race to crack the game’s code. Based on the novel by Ernest Cline, Ready Player One also stars  Hannah John-KamenT.J. MillerBen Mendelsohn, Simon Pegg, Mark Rylance…

I haven’t read the book so my mind is threatening to race with all the twists, turns and obstacles the story is likely to have, in order to keep things interesting. The promising special effects is another key reason to watch. I refuse to let Spielberg’s last disappointing movie (The BFG, 2016) prevent me from getting excited. I am officially looking forward to this story.

Ready Player One Release Dates: March 30th, 2018 (US & UK)…

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FLATLINERS (2017): New Trailer From Ellen Page, Nina Dobrev, Kiefer Sutherland, James Norton…

Flatliners (2017), Ellen Page
Flatliners (2017), Ellen Page

In Flatliners, the new Niels Arden Oplev directed drama / sci-fi / horror film, Ellen Page, Nina Dobrev and James Norton star as medical students. Students who experiment on ‘near death’ experiences that involve past tragedies until the dark consequences surface…

Since this is a remake of the 1990 film of the same name that I also haven’t seen, I guess I’m supposed to assume that the previous version was good enough to warrant a remake that also stars one of the original cast members, Kiefer Sutherland. I’m rather curious and want this to be even better than the trailer suggests. Especially considering how somewhat nonsensical the concept appears to be. Also, it’s not that I have any expertise on the intricate workings of the human body, you understand.

Kiersey Clemons, Diego Luna and Charlotte McKinney also star.

Flatliners Release Dates: September 29th, 2017 (US & UK)…

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