Tag Archives: Time Travel

Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Redundant but entertaining

“Terminator: Dark Fate” is a redundant but surprisingly entertaining sequel whose strong elements compensate for its weak ones to some degree. While it stumbles at times as an action flick, the movie manages to recharge its story formula via some … Continue reading

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Terminator Genisys (2015) ☆☆(2/4): Another unnecessary sequel

“Terminator Genisys” is another unnecessary sequel in a franchise which did not impress or excite me much during last two decades. Sure, James Cameron’s “The Terminator” (1984) is one of the notable science fiction action films in the 1980s, and … Continue reading

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See You Yesterday (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A little time travel adventure in Brooklyn

“See You Yesterday”, which was released on Netflix last Friday, is a little smart movie which puts its own distinctive touches on one of the most time-honored science fiction subjects. While it takes a familiar route packed with predictable narrative … Continue reading

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Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): When he returns older

South Korean film “Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned” is a fantasy melodrama constantly swinging between its dark premise and sentimental mood. Although the mysterious situation surrounding its young heroine has inherently uncomfortable aspects for good reasons, the movie believes … Continue reading

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Predestination (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : That tricky paradox of time travel

  “Predestination” is a minor surprise to be admired for its clever handling of one classic science fiction idea which always intrigues us for that mind-boggling paradox inside it. You will certainly see through almost every cog inside its plot … Continue reading

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Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Predictability Not Guaranteed

 First, let me talk a bit about my personal movie term “coin toss movie”. While it does not specify any particular genre, I sometimes use this term whenever I come across a certain type of film whose plot mostly depends … Continue reading

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Edge of Tomorrow (2014) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A smart SF action film rolling its time loop

  “Edge of Tomorrow” is a loud, explosive SF action film which is also smart, witty, and exhilarating inside its gritty, metallic armor. Sure, most of its components are familiar stuffs which will take you back to many other films, … Continue reading

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