Even beyond the ludicrous premise, Moonfall's conspiratorial nonsense doesn't even deserve the two hours needed to appreciate the disaster movie destruction.
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12 Monkeys' disturbed, surreal take on psychosis and truth perfectly fuses to a high-end studio sci-fi production.
Insipid, obvious, and frustratingly angst-filled, Matrix Resurrections whiffs when trying to make a point about the studio system and the current run of franchise filmmaking.
Looper's inventive chase movie mechanics drop in a sci-fi twist that's effective in building a personal drama.
Dune preserves the source novel's integrity, preserving the political intrigue and character depth via clear, carefully defined script.
Without dated Cold War parallels, Invasion of the Body Snatchers joins a number of better-than-the-originals 1950s remakes in a notable film cycle.
Lost in translation, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is on the precipice of classic sci-fi, but turns to mush in trying to appease west/east cultures simultaneously.
Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange is his most provocative and visually stimulating classic.
A gory classic and perfect horror film, The Thing is a genre masterpiece that hasn't lost anything from the intervening decades.
A playful delight with genuine global stakes, Star Trek IV is the easiest watch of the series and arguably the best for it.
A clumsier entry, Star Trek III tells a fantastic story continuation, but lacks urgency in the narrative to convey the desperation of these characters.
A powerful and morally complex sequel, Star Trek II is the epitome of the franchise as it delves into religious and life-affirming challenges.