GEEK OUT!!! SCIFI FILM – 2001 : A SPACE ODYSSEY (IMAX)

Review By Yong Shu Hoong

Watching Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey 50 years after its original release, I was surprised how well it has aged. True, some of the special effects may feel somewhat underwhelming by today’s standards, but none of it comes across slipshod, and there’s no denying how far ahead of its time this classic was in 1968.

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GEEK OUT!!! STAR TREK : DISCOVERY – “WHAT’S PAST IS PROLOGUE” [SPOILERS]

There was a moment – the briefest possibly – where it seemed that the writers/producers behind Discovery were going to reboot the entire series using the escape from the Mirror Universe as the plot device.

Perhaps then Discovery would exist in a reality more aligned to the original series (which is supposedly a decade away from the events depicted so far.

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GEEK OUT!!! STAR TREK : DISCOVERY – “THE WOLF INSIDE” [SPOILERS]

Photo Cr: Jan Thijs/CBS © 2017 CBS Interactive. All Rights Reserved.

As if it was not enough that the Discovery were lost in the Mirror Universe with the Terran Empire – the evil version of the Federation – threatening their very existence, “The Wolf Inside” unleashed a startling revelation!

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GEEK OUT!!! STAR WARS : CAN THE LAST JEDI AVOID THE FLAWS OF THE FORCE AWAKENS?

Star Wars VII : The Force Awakens was a smash hit in 2015 BUT failed as a story. As a ‘soft reboot’, the movie served to superficially give the fans what they wanted but essentially retold the original Star Wars (1977) plot in an inferior way – adding in new characters but changing nothing significant in the key story beats.

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