Category Archives: Movies and TV

Please, no third Blade Runner movie!

No third movie! Not if the point is “tidying everything up in a nice bow”, as Collider said in the video below. The 2 Blade Runner movies are the Socratic method at its best: asking the ultimate questions about the … Continue reading

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Thinkism

Futurists / Singularity geeks. What do you make of these thoughts on “Thinkism”? I wrote them after watching the 2.5 star movie “Automata”. PS: I’ve been thinking these things for a while, but futurist Isaac Arthur on youtube also voiced … Continue reading

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Star Trek “Beyond”

The Star Trek reboot movies have been criticised for not having the sense of exploration and philosophical idealism of the TV Series. Will “Beyond” be any different? It may. Not because a “Fast and Furious” director is on board, but … Continue reading

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Batman V Superman

Batman V Superman takes itself too seriously, tries to cover too much territory, doesn’t explain anything about Wonder Woman, and like all cross-overs, has the risk of combining too many HUGE characters into too short a span of time, reducing … Continue reading

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After Earth review

As Rotten Tomatoes says: A crash landing leaves teenager Kitai Raige and his legendary father Cypher stranded on Earth, 1,000 years after cataclysmic events forced humanity’s escape. With Cypher critically injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal … Continue reading

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Grace from ComicCon should not review movies!

Dear Grace, You have no right to be commenting on Mad Max if you have not watched the originals! They reflected the rage and angst of the “Limits to growth” reports of the 1970’s, and the horrible feeling of dread … Continue reading

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Stop thinking, it’s annoying

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