paper girls amazon review

Amazon’s ‘Paper Girls’ is a 1980s-infused sci-fi drama to rival ‘Stranger Things’

This thrilling and well-observed comicbook adaptation follows four 12-year-old girls who travel from 1988 to 2019.

On Jul 29, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Stephanie Hsu, Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan standing together in Everything, Everywhere, All At Once.

SXSW review: ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ is a film for people who feel overwhelmed

The Daniels' new film explores generational trauma set in a multiverse.

On Mar 12, 2022 by Tiffany Kelly

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‘After Yang’ is a contemplative exploration of loss and memory

Colin Farrell grounds this existential drama.

On Jan 28, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Station Eleven’ is a hopeful outlook on the end of the world

Emily St. John Mandel's novel is now a great HBO Max miniseries.

On Dec 17, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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The wild backstory of everyone’s favorite ‘Dune’ character, Duncan Idaho

'Dune' is just the beginning.

On Oct 22, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Dune’ is a dense and dazzling visual spectacle

Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi epic goes grand without dumbing it down.

On Oct 8, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

apple tv foundation review

Apple TV+’s ‘Foundation’ is a dazzlingly ambitious sci-fi epic

Starring Lee Pace, Jared Harris and Lou Llobell, this high-concept Isaac Asimov adaptation is an acquired taste.

On Sep 24, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

y the last man tv review

Review: ‘Y: The Last Man’ put serious thought into its apocalyptic world

Adapted from the comic book series, this apocalyptic drama envisions a world without cisgender men.

On Sep 8, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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TikToker claims to have woken up in an alternate reality with no people, shows footage of an empty world

In this strange and empty world, the TikToker claims food never goes rotten, suggesting that time isn't really passing.

On Jun 11, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

the nevers review

‘The Nevers’ is a showcase for Joss Whedon’s creative flaws

This Victorian fantasy show is let down by clumsy political worldbuilding and thin characterization.

On Apr 8, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Sci-fi thriller ‘Chaos Walking’ struggles with its high-concept setting

Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley star in this long-delayed YA adaptation.

On Mar 5, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

space sweepers

Netflix’s ‘Space Sweepers’ is the first good blockbuster of 2021

It's a cross between 'Cowboy Bebop' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy.'

On Feb 14, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

bliss movie review

Owen Wilson is trapped in a simulation in Amazon’s new sci-fi movie ‘Bliss’

Echoing 'The Matrix,' this sci-fi drama doesn't quite stick the landing.

On Feb 5, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Space truckers: Inside the blue-collar costume design of ‘Alien’

'Alien' is praised for its production design and creature effects, but its costumes deserve attention too!

On Dec 17, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

the expanse season 5

Review: ‘The Expanse’ reaches new heights with season 5

A spoiler-free look at the new season from one of our favorite sci-fi shows.

On Dec 16, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw