Tag: sci-fi

Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Justice League (2017)

Title: Justice League (2017) Director: Zack Snyder Runtime: 120 minutes — On the ride home from the theatre after seeing Justice League, the inevitable question came up. I asked my wife and sister which they preferred: Justice League or Thor: Ragnarok? The car was split. My wife preferred the humor of Ragnarok, while my sister…


Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Title: Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Director: Taika Waititi Runtime: 130 minutes — I never try to hide my admiration for superhero films. Whether it’s Marvel or DC, I almost always have fun with them. If there was one character I had to point out as having the weakest films, though – or the ones I’ve enjoyed…


Graphic Novel Review – Branden Chowen on Saga, Vol. 1 (2012)

Title: Saga, Volume One Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Fiona Staples Lettering: Fonografiks Release Date: October 10, 2012 Cover Price: $9.99 Publisher: Image — Shame on me for waiting this long to finally dive in to this sci-fi/fantasy masterpiece. Saga, Volume One is one of the strongest graphic novels I’ve read, with wonderful writing, a…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Fate (2017)

Title: Fate (2017) Director: Dan Sheldon Runtime: 95 minutes — “After the government shuts down his project on time travel, a brilliant quantum physicist must find a way to continue his research in order to travel back in time and prevent his fiancé from being killed.” If this films plot sounds familiar it’s probably because…


The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 99 – The Transformers Arc – Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)

Welcome to the 99th episode of The Cinefessions Podcast! Today we conclude our big, loud Transformers Arc with a review of 2017s Transformers: The Last Knight. We also have a spoiler-free discussion of this week’s CSSC6 Featured Film, Martyrs (2015). Better yet, we reveal what the future plans are for The Cinefessions Podcast, including the…


The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 98 – The Transformers Arc – Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

Welcome to the 98th episode of The Cinefessions Podcast! Today we continue our big, loud Transformers Arc with a review of 2014s Transformers: Age of Extinction. We also have a spoiler-free discussion of this week’s CSSC6 Featured Film, Darkman (1990). Do you want to be a part of The Cinefessions Podcast? Well now you can…


#CSSC6 Week Four Preview – Not All Heroes Wear Capes – Superhero Films

The Sixth Annual Cinefessions Summer Screams Challenge is just over halfway done, but we’re already entering our second to last week of the Challenge. Last week, we all spent tons of time with alien visitors, giant bugs, and creepy haunted houses. This week, though, the focus shifts from the quieter films of the ’50s and…