The return of intelligent sci-fi

Prior to the success of last year’s Inception, big science fiction films had mostly struggled at the box office, meaning there was a huge reluctance to commit budget to the genre. The exception was movies with plots aimed at 12-year-old boys, which involved lots of CGI action, explosions and a script that wouldn’t leave half…

Return of the Creature Feature

The success of Piranha 3D marks the resurgence of monster movies and a welcome reintroduction of fun to horror films. There’s a strange, almost perverse, joy to be had watching films that you know are bad. Not bad in a Sex And The City 2 way (lame puns, lazy Arabic stereotypes etc.), but enjoyably cheap…