I try to keep things upbeat on Stranger Views. Apart from the occasional rant about how bad Doctor Who has got under Steven Moffat, I generally only write about books and shows I actually like. But something happened last night that I just have to vent about. I settled down to watch a film on […]
Turbo Kid is a low budget science fiction movie for all of you who are fond of ’80s sci-fi chic. It’s also a clear homage to post-apocalyptic science fiction movies like Mad Max and A Boy and His Dog. If you’re the type of person who has made it their business to watch every cult […]
Low-budget science fiction has a charm all of its own. Now that we’re well into the age of Marvel and the summer blockbuster it’s more important than ever to celebrate science fiction that focusses on ideas, character and plot over special effects. It’s not that big budget science fiction is bad, it’s just that science […]
A fun infographic showing how close we are to seeing some medical techniques from sci-fi movies in the real world. This infographic is courtesy of Gap Medics.
If you’re a fan of science fiction and you have Netflix, at some point you will consider watching Europa Report. It’s like Interstellar, but on a really low budget. Europa Report Summary The Europa Report is a movie about six astronauts on a voyage to Europa. Inevitably, the crew runs into various problems as they […]
9 is a haunting post-apocalyptic science fiction animation film directed by Shane Aker. The cast includes Elijah Wood, Jennifer Connelly, and John C Reilly. 9 plot summary The movie 9 begins with Elijah Wood’s character, the titular 9, springing to live in the post-apocalyptic future. He is one of 9 Stitchpunks, strange little creatures that differ […]
Just got sent this cool infographic detailing some of the most iconic houses in cinema, including the compound of the Corleone Mafia family from The Godfather or the country abode of The Maitlands in Beetlejuice. Hope you all get a kick out of it. Top Movie Houses by Cast Iron Radiators 4u.
The Girl With All The Gifts, adapted from the book of the same title by M. R. Carey has been out in theaters and available on Instant Play for a few weeks now. You may have missed it, I know I almost did. The book was published in 2014 and widely acclaimed. Carey’s completely original […]
Hunt for the Wilderpeople is now available both on Netflix and Amazon. So I thought it would be a good time to encourage everyone to make time to watch this wonderful film. It’s brilliantly directed by Taika Waititi Taika Waititi was the man behind the hilarious What We Do In The Shadows (reviewed here). As […]
Kristen Stewart began as a child actor and grew into a teen heartthrob and international sensation. Now in adulthood, she has become an indie film icon. As every actor does, she has done some remarkable films and she has done some bad films. In this article, I will list her five best and her five […]