Attack the Block

Happy to report that if aliens attacked my neighborhood, I would run. Good luck everyone! YES Release date: May 11, 2011Director: Joe CornishLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who didn’t like E.T. Folks who love a “cult classic.” When should you watch this movie: At an “underrated films” film festival. At a reunionContinue reading “Attack the Block”

Treasure Planet

Daddy issues in space YES Release date: November 27, 2002Director: Ron Clements, John MuskerLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: 90s kids. People who grew up playing the Tony Hawk video games. When should you watch this movie: When you feel the call for adventure. When the DNC refuses to cancel student loans again. TheContinue reading “Treasure Planet”

Space Sweepers

All Korean people are hot. Idk why, it’s just true. YES Release date: February 5, 2021Director: Jo Sung-heeLanguage: Korean Who should watch this movie: Sci-fi fans who are lukewarm about Fifth Element. Folks who haven’t recovered from Star Wars: Episode VIII When should you watch this movie: When you want to watch something fun, butContinue reading “Space Sweepers”

Meet The Robinsons

Just an absolute delight YES Release date: March 23, 2007Director: Stephan Anderson Language: English Who should watch this movie: Anyone who did Science Olympiad in middle school. Millennials who can’t afford therapy. When should you watch this movie: When your’e in a creative rut. When you miss your family. The sell: This is the movieContinue reading “Meet The Robinsons”

Fifth Element

I want to see a reboot of this movie directed by Greta Gerwig NO Release date: May 7, 1997Director: Luc BessonLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who had the Kit Fisto action figure growing up. Fans of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal.  When should you watch this movie: When you need Halloween costumeContinue reading “Fifth Element”

Fast Color

Someone forgot to film the second half MAYBE Release date: March 10, 2018Director: Julia HartLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Gugu Mbatha-Raw fangirls. Folks who’ve read anything by Zora Neal Hurston When should you watch this movie: When the world is ending. When you feel alone.  The sell: This would make an excellent expositionContinue reading “Fast Color”

Annihilation

What the fuck did I just watch? YES Release Date: February 23, 2018Director: Alex Garland Language: English Who should watch this movie: People who liked Ex Machina. People who want to see Natalie Portman act in a well written movie and not the star wars prequels or Closer. People who watched Close Encounters when theyContinue reading “Annihilation”

Children of Men

Sure, but I still don’t want a baby YES Release Date: January 5, 2007Director: Alfonso CuarónLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of science fiction and/or dystopian dramas. People who may not be big fans of deep science fiction a la 2001 Space Odyssey, but who enjoy the theoretical implications of apocalypse scenarios.  WhenContinue reading “Children of Men”