LIFE Review: The Banal Frontier

It’s a perfectly competent slasher-in-space, but should that be enough?

I have to say this up at the top: I can’t and won’t abide by referring to this sci-fi horror movie by its title. There’s just too large a space for puns and double meanings that would get old even if I was doing my best to avoid them. Whenever it comes up, instead of


Tones clash in this reboot as it forgets the past while embracing the future

2017’s Power Rangers opens with what I can only describe as a reenactment of Saving Private Ryan‘s D-day sequence, featuring a naked and blue Bryan Cranston cradling his dying teammates and cursing his mortal enemy as a meteor crashes to the Earth, destroying everything. Immediately we smash cut to the present day and a scene