Tag Archives: Sci-fi

Review: WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES

The Best Since 2001

  2001: A Space Odyssey starts with the now-immortal image of the earliest form of humanity: An ape, using tools, which excites and inspires all the other apes. We don’t learn much about the ape’s story in the movie (The fascinatingly different novel version calls him “Moon-Watcher”), but the movie is all about that kind
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DARK STAR: The Chest From Which ALIEN Burst

Whatever PROMETHEUS told you, the Xenomorph's real origins were in a student film by (yes, really) John Carpenter.

Dark Star is the movie every kid in film school hopes to make. It was made for a term project between 1970 and 1973: Cheap yet ambitious, offbeat yet identifiable, and…not really much good at all when judged as a professional wide-release movie, but no one really does that because of the magnitude of the
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