Science Fiction

Planet of the Apes. Dir. Franklin J. Schaffner. Twentieth Century Fox. 1968.

Planet of the Apes. Dir. Franklin J. Schaffner. Twentieth Century Fox. 1968. 150 150 Rylie Vaccaro

Planet of the Apes is a story that takes a look at what the world would be like if Apes filled the role of humans, and vice-versa. What the film…

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The Fly. Dir. David Cronenberg. 20th Century Fox. 1986.

The Fly. Dir. David Cronenberg. 20th Century Fox. 1986. 150 150 James Pearson

Jurassic Park. Dir. Steven Spielberg. Universal. 1993.

Jurassic Park. Dir. Steven Spielberg. Universal. 1993. 150 150 Jon Hochschartner

Revisiting ‘Jurassic Park’ in light of ‘Blackfish’. With next summer’s release of ‘Jurassic World,’ recently teased with a trailer starring Chris Pratt, I think it’s worthwhile to revisit the original…

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Dir. Rupert Wyatt. 20th Century Fox. 2011.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Dir. Rupert Wyatt. 20th Century Fox. 2011. 150 150 Katy Raynor

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Photo credit: Wikipedia) An exploration of ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ is a thrilling…

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Godzilla. Dir. Ishirō Honda. Toho. 1954.

Godzilla. Dir. Ishirō Honda. Toho. 1954. 150 150 Catherine Stanford

Synopsis “If we continue to test nuclear weapons, another Godzilla may arise.” The closing line of Honda’s Godzilla, emphasised by a prolonged close-up of the speaker’s face, is proudly overt in its…

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Upstream Colour. Dir. Shane Carruth. erbp. 2013.

Upstream Colour. Dir. Shane Carruth. erbp. 2013. 150 150 Sophie Maxwell

Upstream Colour is a dreamlike vision of the subjectivity and fragility of reality. The film follows Kris (Amy Seimetz) as her life is transformed into an isolating nightmare of confusion…

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Blade Runner. Dir. Ridley Scott. Warner Bros. 1982.

Blade Runner. Dir. Ridley Scott. Warner Bros. 1982. 150 150 Sam Walker

Dystopian L.A. 2019 Blade Runner (1982) takes place in a futuristic and dystopian Los Angeles. Heavy industrialisation has caused great damage to Earth’s atmosphere and ecosystem, wiping out most of the…

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Planet of the Apes. Dir. Franklin J. Schaffner. 20th Century Fox. 1968.

Planet of the Apes. Dir. Franklin J. Schaffner. 20th Century Fox. 1968. 150 150 Barry Germansky

Evolutionary Reversal in Planet of the Apes Planet of the Apes (1968) brilliantly satirizes the process by which humans simultaneously invented the concept of the “animal kingdom” and appointed themselves to its…

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