Tag Archives: Dystopia

Children of Men (2006) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A dystopian world with no future

Science fiction films about dystopian world are dime a dozen in these days, but not many of them can surpass the sheer verisimilitude of Alfonso Cuarón’s “Children of Men”, which has become more relevant since it came out 10 years … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): So it ends here

So it ends here. After the intermission of one year, we finally get “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2”, which starts right from the point where the first part was over. While the end of the war is indeed … Continue reading

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The Lobster (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4) : To be or not to be a lobster

“The Lobster”, which received the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival early in this year, is another dark, weird, and ruthless comedy from Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, who previously struck us with his offbeat black comedy film “Dogtooth” (2009). … Continue reading

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Turbo Kid (2015) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : Not for your kids, certainly

“Turbo Kid” is a junk food packed with cheesy and hammy elements while cheerfully drenched in a nasty hot sauce of violence. It is goofy and amusing at times, but the movie eventually feels more like an expired one-note joke … Continue reading

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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4) : Mad Max strikes back again

“Mad Max: Fury Road”, indubitably the best work in the Mad Max series, is a superb action film fully charged with enormous vigor and sparky excitement to overwhelm you to the very end. Mixing old and new elements together in … Continue reading

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The Rover (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Across a heartless apocalyptic world

  “The Rover” is an atypical film putting far more emphasis on mood and background than story and character. When you read its simple synopsis, you may expect something like Mad Max movies, but, though it has a similar type … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Fire gathering around her

While more or less than a bridge between the previous film and the next two films to come, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” goes into a more serious territory compared to the first film as its strong, independent, and distinctive … Continue reading

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