Well, this review did have me sweating a bit, metaphorically speaking. Given that this story is only a couple of pages long and barely a glimpse of the Matrix universe, I wondered if I had […]
The World, the Flesh and the Devil, 1959. My Journey into Science-Fiction Part:29.
The World, the Flesh and the Devil is the most eye-catching film title I have found in my journey. I find it appealing and inviting, creating drama before you even lay your eyes on the […]
The Defenders, Philip K. Dick, 1953.
I often wonder what it felt like to read these early science-fiction pulp magazines in the 1950s. Imagine getting home after a busy day at work, preparing a whisky sour and lighting a camel cigarette. […]
The Quiet Earth,1985. My Journey into Science-Fiction Part:28.
Geoff Murphy is a director I knew nothing about until I watched and reviewed Freejack in Part 27 of my Journey into Science-Fiction. After success in New Zealand, Murphy went on to Hollywood to direct […]
Ghost in the Shell, 2017. I’m only happy when it rains.
I have been thinking about the Ghost in the Shell live-action film recently. Even though I am only about ten episodes into the Stand Alone Complex, I am beginning to understand the characters and themes […]
Freejack, 1992. My Journey into Science-Fiction Part:27.
Hello, and welcome back to my journey into science-fiction part:27. Freejack, 1992 is a science-fiction cyberpunk action film directed by Geoff Murphy. That sounds pretty good. However, I have watched it before and remember nothing […]
The Crystal Crypt, 1954. Philip K. Dick.
Do you ever find yourself missing a moment in time that you didn’t experience? The Crystal Crypt made me nostalgic for times past. However, I will save those thoughts for my conclusion. The Crystal Crypt […]
Event Horizon, 1997. Magnum Opus or Monstrosity?
Introduction. I guess the title of this review is a little overdramatic, but I wasn’t aware that this film was so divisive among film fans. Okay, I do know that Red Letter Media had a […]
The Animatrix, Kid’s Story. I’m falling Through The Air.
Who am I? Something I need to ask myself. I enjoy watching the things I write about, and the review almost plays out in front of my mind when I am watching it. Still, getting […]
Battlefield Earth, 2000. My Journey into Science-Fiction Part:26.
Hello and welcome back to My Journey into Science-Fiction Part:26. Battlefield Earth is a film directed by Roger Christian, who previously worked as a set decorator and production designer on my previous review, Alien 1979. […]
Galaxy Quest,1999. Strange New World.
Regrets, a headache and the smell of sea air reminds me of Galaxy Quest. I was actually sat in a bar in Greece, nursing a hangover from the previous day’s events. I was in my […]
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury, 1953. Twisted Firestarter.
Hello there, and thanks for visiting. I have always enjoyed science-fiction, but when I started this site, I wanted to try and understand its history and learn more about it. So, this year I plan […]
Ghost in the Shell, Stand Alone Complex. Episode 7, Idolator.
191204. Hello and welcome back to my review of the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. As I expected, this episode is pretty light compared to the previous Laughing Man episodes. However, it was […]
The Animatrix. The Second Renaissance Part 1 and 2.
The Matrix Resurrections is days away, so I thought it was time to go back and watch two Animatrix episodes that gave this story some real depth. Morpheus tells Neo that he does not know […]
Alien, 1979. My Journey into Science-Fiction Part:25.
Hello and welcome back to My Journey into Science-Fiction Part:25. Alien, 1979 is a science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Dan O’Bannon. In Part:24, I visited Nineteen Eighty-Four and if you […]
Second Variety. Philip K. Dick, 1953.
Earth is almost destroyed by a nuclear war, but the United Nations and Soviet Union still fight amongst the dust. Victory is in sight, and as Russia begins to deliver its triumphant blow, the opposition […]
The Piper in the Woods. Philip K. Dick, 1953.
“Is it wrong to want to be a plant and enjoy this freedom?” I’m a simple man, and I enjoy the simple things in life, our relationship with nature been one of those things. Funny, […]
1984, My Journey into Science-Fiction Part:24.
Hello and welcome back to My Journey into Science-Fiction Part:24 1984, is a British dystopian science-fiction film written and directed by Michael Radford, based upon George Orwell’s 1949 novel of the same name. In Part:23 […]
Ghost in the Shell, Stand Alone Complex. Episode 4. The Visual Device will Laugh – INTERCEPTER
281104. Hello, and welcome back to my review of the Ghost in the Shell, Stand Alone Complex. I feel like I am starting to move into a deeper storyline with this series now. Maybe […]
Sputnik 2020. Find Earth and Reep.
Sputnik is a film I knew very little about before watching it. Okay, I guess the title is a bit of a giveaway but I hadn’t watched any trailers or read any reviews. It was […]
Flight of the Navigator, 1986. My Journey into Science-Fiction Part:20.
Tales from the Neon Beach and Viking Film presents a New Start Entertainment Production. A Randal Kleiser directed film, Flight of the Navigator starring Joey Cramer Sarah Jessica Parker. Music by Alan Silvestri. Co-production by […]
Star Trek, The Cage 1965.
Introduction to the Star Trek and Star Wars Timeline. Star Trek The Original Series, Episode 099 The Cage. Directed by Robert Butler Written by Gene Roddenberry Original Air Date. February 1965 (first screened to NBC) October 14th 1986 (VHS […]
Mr. Spaceship, Philip K. Dick 1953. Where is my Mind?
A human brain-controlled spacecraft would mean mechanical perfection. This was accomplished, and something unforeseen: a strange entity called—Mr. Spaceship Origins. Mr. Spaceship was first published in 1953 for Imagination, Stories of Science and Fantasy and […]
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: Episode 9, Safe and Sound.
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: Episode 9, Safe and Sound.
The Blob, 1988. My Journey into Science-Fiction Part:17.
Hello and welcome back to my Journey into Science-Fiction Part:17. I was thinking of a way to watch science-fiction films that I have might have missed in the past and take a deep dive into […]
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: Episode 8, Autofac – Deliver us from Evil.
Air Date: 5th March 2018 Director: Peter Horton Writers: Travis Beachman, Philip K. Dick Story. Emily Juno Temple is travelling to work and all seems good in the world as she admires an AUTOFAC billboard […]
Enemy Mine, 1985. My Journey into Science-Fiction Part 15.
Hello and welcome back to my Journey into Science-Fiction Part:15. I was thinking of a way to watch science-fiction films that I have never watched before, plus an opportunity to learn more about the ones […]
A Clockwork Orange, 1971.
Thank you for visiting my site dear brothers, as I viddy the films of Stanley Kubrick one at a time. Today’s film, A Clockwork Orange was adapted, produced and directed by Kubrick in 1971 and was based […]
The Fly, 1986. My Journey into Science-Fiction Part 14.
Hello and welcome to my Journey into Science-Fiction Part 14. I was thinking of a way to watch Sci-Fi films that I might have overlooked and learn about ones I have watched previously. It’s quite […]
Ghost in the Shell 2, Innocence, 2004.
Last year I decided to watch and review Ghost in the Shell for the first time and I really enjoyed it, but one of the criticisms I received is that I didn’t research the film enough! I fully take that on […]
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, 1984: My Journey into Science-Fiction Part 13. It’ll take your Brain into another Dimension.
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Star Trek Deep Space Nine Review. My Favourite Episode From Each Season.
It’s hard for me to recognise that Star Trek Deep Space Nine is over 26 years old. I first watched this series on BBC2 in the 90s when they had the rights to air it, […]
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: Episode 6, Human Is.
Production and Design. I found it really hard to enjoy this episode when I first started to watch it and then I realised that was the setting the story wanted to make, you think I […]
Robocop, 1987: My Journey into Science-Fiction Part 12, Well give the Man a Hand!
Hello and welcome to part 12 of my journey into science-fiction. The last film I looked at was The Man Who Fell to Earth and today’s film Robocop has to be somehow linked to the previous […]
The Man Who Fell to Earth, 1976: My Journey into Science-Fiction Part 11, Water, Water Everywhere.
Hello and welcome to part 11 of my Journey into Science-Fiction. Last time I looked at Twelve Monkeys 1995. But what links The Man Who Fell to Earth 1976 with Terry Gilliam’s dystopian film? If you would like […]