Classic Film Review: The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

‘This is how not to remake a film’ The Day the Earth Stood Still, 2008 Directed by: Scott Derrickson Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Jaden Smith, Kathy Bates, Jon Hamm, John Cleese, Kyle Chandler   If a remake wants to do something different: great, but you need to retain the overall themes that the originalContinue reading “Classic Film Review: The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)”

Classic Film Review: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

‘A wonderfully told story with an ending full of missed possibilities’ The Day the Earth Stood Still, 1951 Directed by: Robert Wise Starring: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe   Klaatu (Michael Rennie), a humanoid alien, arrives on Earth with an eight-food tall robot, Gort (Lock Martin), to give a warning to aContinue reading “Classic Film Review: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)”

Film Review: Geostorm (2017)

2017 in Cinema: Geostorm, 2017 Directed by: Dean Devlin Starring: Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Maria Lara, Richard Schiff, Robert Sheehan, Daniel Wu, Eugenio Derbez, Ed Harris, Andy Garcia   In an unspecified future date, after a few more natural disasters, Jake Lawson (Gerard Butler) designs a satellite which uses science (they explainContinue reading “Film Review: Geostorm (2017)”