Alien Covenant, featuring Katherine Waterston and Michael Fassbender

Alien Covenant was such a disappointment. I’m not sure Ridley Scott actually wants to make a successful Alien movie. He should have allowed Neill Blomkamp to make a sequel to the 1986 James Cameron film “Aliens”. As much as I love the Alien film franchise, Alien Covenant couldn’t even get me to the theater. The … Read more

Monsters, featuring Whitney Able and Scoot McNairy

Don’t you hate it when your boss calls … and you know the only reason he’s calling is to assign you extra work? Scoot McNairy knows exactly how you feel in the 2010 Gareth Edwards film “Monsters”. After seeing Rogue One and deciding that Gareth Edwards must have some idea about what hes doing; Biscuits … Read more

10 Cloverfield Lane, featuring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and John Goodman

There’s that cliché that procrastinators always use … you know, “better late than never”. In the case of 10 Cloverfield Lane, I’m wondering if that’s an entirely accurate statement. It’s late, not only because the film was released so long after 2008’s Cloverfield, but also because it took me so long to get around to … Read more

The Thing, featuring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Joel Edgerton.

If you haven’t yet made it to theaters to see The Thing I recommend that you do. If you are a fan of the 1982 Kurt Russell film, I don’t think you’ll be disappointed. There are certain films which lend themselves to re-interpretation. There are also those films which, although dated, simply cannot be improved. … Read more

‘LifeForce’ with Steve Railsback and Mathilda May.

LifeForce is an awesomely bad sci-fi film from 1985. It’s based on the 1976 book Space Vampires by Colin Wilson. I’ve never read it, but I can only hope its better than this movie. The Plot? A joint US/UK space mission investigating Haley’s comet discovers a huge alien spacecraft concealed in the comet’s coma. The … Read more