Tag: Scifi

RICK AND MORTY S05E06 (REVIEW)RICK AND MORTY S05E06 (REVIEW)

Rick and Morty S05E06

Rick and Morty S05E06 is the sixth episode of season 5 in this scifi fantasy action-adventure animated comedy created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. The series follows the misadventures of cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his good-hearted but fretful grandson Morty Smith, who split their time between domestic life and inter-dimensional adventures.

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RICK AND MORTY S05E05 (REVIEW)RICK AND MORTY S05E05 (REVIEW)

Rick and Morty S05E05

Rick and Morty S05E05 is the fifth episode of season 5 in this scifi fantasy action-adventure animated comedy created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. The series follows the misadventures of cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his good-hearted but fretful grandson Morty Smith, who split their time between domestic life and inter-dimensional adventures.

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LOKI SEASON ONE (ANALYSIS)LOKI SEASON ONE (ANALYSIS)

Loki Season One

Loki Season One recently concluded its 6-episode run on Disney+. The first season of this scifi superhero action-adventure drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), starred Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, Loki Laufeyson. We analyse Loki Season One with a view to comparing the quality of its plot and characterisations against the value of the series in the context of the MCU as a whole.

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RICK AND MORTY S05E04 (REVIEW)RICK AND MORTY S05E04 (REVIEW)

Rick and Morty S05E04 is the fourth episode of season 5 in this scifi fantasy action-adventure animated comedy created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. The series follows the misadventures of cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his good-hearted but fretful grandson Morty Smith, who split their time between domestic life and interdimensional adventures.

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LOKI S01E05 (REVIEW)LOKI S01E05 (REVIEW)

Loki S01E05

Loki S01E05 is the fifth instalment of the first season of a scifi superhero action-adventure drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The series stars Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, Loki Laufeyson which Hiddleston had previously portrayed in the MCU, most notably as the main antagonist in The Avengers

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RICK AND MORTY S05E03 (REVIEW)RICK AND MORTY S05E03 (REVIEW)

Rick and Morty S05E03

Rick and Morty S05E03 is the third episode of season 5 in this scifi fantasy action-adventure animated comedy created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. The series follows the misadventures of cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his good-hearted but fretful grandson Morty Smith, who split their time between domestic life and interdimensional adventures.

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THE TOMORROW WAR (STORY ANALYSIS)THE TOMORROW WAR (STORY ANALYSIS)

The Tomorrow War

The Tomorrow War is a 2021 American science fiction action film directed by Chris McKay in his live-action directorial debut. The movie stars Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, J. K. Simmons, Betty Gilpin, Sam Richardson and follows a group of present-day soldiers who are sent into the future to fight an alien army (called the White Spikes).

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A QUIET PLACE PART II (STORY ANALYSIS)A QUIET PLACE PART II (STORY ANALYSIS)

A Quiet Place Part II

A Quiet Place Part II is a 2021 American scifi horror film, and the sequel to 2018’s A Quiet Place, following the family from the first film as they continue to navigate and survive in a post-apocalyptic world inhabited by blind aliens with an acute sense of hearing. If you have read our review of the original movie, you would be aware that we found the premise to be critically flawed. Obviously that flawed premise has not changed but there are even more problems with the story of A Quiet Place Part II, as our analysis reveals. 

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LOKI S01E04 (REVIEW)LOKI S01E04 (REVIEW)

Loki S01E04

Loki S01E04 is the fourth instalment of the first season of a scifi superhero action-adventure drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The series stars Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, Loki Laufeyson which Hiddleston had previously portrayed in the MCU, most notably as the main antagonist in The Avengers. 

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RICK AND MORTY S05E02 (REVIEW)RICK AND MORTY S05E02 (REVIEW)

Rick and Morty S05E02

Rick and Morty S05E02 is the second episode of season 5 in this scifi fantasy action-adventure animated comedy created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. The series follows the misadventures of cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his good-hearted but fretful grandson Morty Smith, who split their time between domestic life and interdimensional adventures.

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RICK AND MORTY S05E01 (REVIEW)RICK AND MORTY S05E01 (REVIEW)

Rick and Morty S05E01

Rick and Morty S05E01 is the first episode of season 5 in this scifi fantasy action-adventure animated comedy created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. The series follows the misadventures of cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his good-hearted but fretful grandson Morty Smith, who split their time between domestic life and inter-dimensional adventures.

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LOKI S01E03 (REVIEW)LOKI S01E03 (REVIEW)

Loki S01E03

Loki S01E03 is the third instalment of the first season of a scifi superhero action-adventure drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The series stars Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, Loki Laufeyson which Hiddleston had previously portrayed in the MCU, most notably as the main antagonist in The Avengers. 

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BLADE RUNNER (STORY ANALYSIS)BLADE RUNNER (STORY ANALYSIS)

Blade Runner

Blade Runner is a 1982 dystopian scifi film drama directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford as the titular character. The film was loosely based on Philip K Dick’s novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Despite the initial commercial and critical failure of Blade Runner (when it was first released in 1982), the film has attained cult status in the years since and has been retroactively hailed as one of the best science-fiction films of all time. 

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LOKI S01E01 (REVIEW)LOKI S01E01 (REVIEW)

Loki S01E01

Loki S01E01 is the first instalment of the first season of a scifi superhero action-adventure drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The series stars Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, Loki Laufeyson which Hiddleston had previously portrayed in the MCU, most notably as the main antagonist in The Avengers

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THE BAD BATCH S01E03 (REVIEW)THE BAD BATCH S01E03 (REVIEW)

The Bad Batch S01E03

The Bad Batch S01E03 is the third episode of an animated scifi space opera action-adventure streaming TV series set in the Star Wars universe. Basically a spin-off of the final season of The Clone Wars, The Bad Batch features five ‘deviant’ clone troopers who come together like The Dirty Dozen (click on the link if you are too young to get the reference!) to take on missions that ordinary clone troopers are not equipped to handle.  

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THE BAD BATCH S01E02 (REVIEW)THE BAD BATCH S01E02 (REVIEW)

The Bad Batch S01E02

The Bad Batch S01E02 is the second episode of an animated scifi space opera action-adventure streaming TV series set in the Star Wars universe. Basically a spin-off of the final season of The Clone Wars, The Bad Batch features five ‘deviant’ clone troopers who come together like The Dirty Dozen (click on the link if you are too young to get the reference!) to take on missions that ordinary clone troopers are not equipped to handle.  

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THE BAD BATCH S01E01 (REVIEW)THE BAD BATCH S01E01 (REVIEW)

The Bad Batch S01E01

The Bad Batch S01E01 is the first episode of an animated scifi space opera action-adventure streaming TV series set in the Star Wars universe. Basically a spin-off of the final season of The Clone Wars, The Bad Batch features five ‘deviant’ clone troopers who come together like The Dirty Dozen (click on the wiki link if you are too young to get the reference!) to take on missions that ordinary clone troopers are not equipped to handle.  

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OFFWORLDER #1 (REVIEW)OFFWORLDER #1 (REVIEW)

Offworlder #1

Offworlder #1 is the first issue of this star-spanning science fiction comic book saga by writer Mike Baron and artist Jordi Armengol. Imagine Edgar Rice Burroughs (John Carter, Tarzan et al) pulp scifi concepts melded with the brutal barbaric sensibility of Robert E. Howard’s Conan books.

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THE EXPANSE S05E10 (REVIEW)THE EXPANSE S05E10 (REVIEW)

Camina Drummer in The Expanse S05E10

The Expanse S05E10 concludes the latest season of the critically acclaimed scifi streaming TV space opera drama. Entitled “Nemesis Games”, The Expanse S05E10 ties up several plot strands as diverse character arcs intersect to present a very satisfying denouement for this penultimate season. At the same time, the season finale provides the perfect set up for season 6, which will probably see broadcast in 2022.

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