Tag Archives: Post-apocalyptic world

Mad God (2021) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): The mad imagination of Phil Tippett

To be frank with you, I don’t think I really understand everything presented in “Mad God”, but, boy, what a wild work of grotesque imagination it is. I must warn you in advance that there are lots of disturbing and … Continue reading

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Finch (2021) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Man, Dog, and Robot

“Finch”, which was released on Apple TV+ in last week, has some good elements to engage us but does not bring enough freshness or creativity to its familiar genre territories. As your typical post-apocalyptic tale, it surely has all the … Continue reading

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The Midnight Sky (2020) ☆☆(2/4): An SF film without much wonder and pizazz

Netflix film “The Midnight Sky”, which was released in theaters in here and US a few weeks ago and then is released on Netflix today, is a disappointment without much wonder and pizazz. While it starts with an interesting story … Continue reading

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Love and Monsters (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Reaching for love across a post-apocalyptic world

“Love and Monsters” is a likable post-apocalyptic movie which often amuses or terrifies us as expected. Although it is more or less than a mere combination of several different genre pieces ranging from “Monsters” (2010) to “Zombieland” (2009), the movie … Continue reading

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Light of My Life (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Father and daughter in apocalyptic world

“Light of My Life”, the first feature movie directed by Casey Affleck, is a simple but effective apocalyptic drama driven by the strong relationship between its two main characters. While it does not bring anything particularly new to its genre … Continue reading

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Z for Zachariah (2015) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : A triangle in the post-apocalyptic world

I do not mind ambiguity, but the ambiguous nature of “Z for Zachariah” frustrates me instead of intriguing me. As a sort of post-apocalyptic chamber drama, the movie focuses on the psychological tension being developed among three characters who may … Continue reading

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