Tag Archives: Sharlto Copley

Elysium Review

BETWEEN HEAVEN (ELYSIUM) AND EARTH   Back in 2009, the movies that hit the theaters in the summertime were of a mixed variety from the rousing success of the new Star Trek film to the disappointing flop of Terminator Salvation. That very same summer, Neil Blomkamp made his directorial debut with the sci-fi sleeper film called District 9. It was

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Hardcore Henry Review

HARDCORE MADNESS Over the years, video games have evolved with the growth of modern technology. From 2D side scrolling games to the fully rendered 3D platformers, video games have transcended and adapted with the ever growing advance in computer graphics. One of these aspects that has been developed in gaming history is the first person POV (point of view). While

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Maleficent Review

NOT EXACTLY ONCE UPON A DREAM   (One of my old reviews from my previous movie blog) Over the last several years, a resurgence of fairy tales stories has caught the stardust eyes of Hollywood with studios reimaging these classic tales into feature films. 2010’s Alice in Wonderland was the first, presenting a sequel to the original Lewis Carroll classic.

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Chappie Review

BLOMKAMP’S CHAPPIE FINDS HEART, BUT NO ANSWERS Film director Neil Blomkamp has taken an interest with the science fiction genre with an appetite for delving into fundamental social / humanism issues. This marriage between the two has cultivated two unique and very distinct feature films that began with District 9 in 2009 (which was nominated for an academy award for

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