While overly patient to a fault, Star Trek's first turn toward feature length captures the franchise's central themes.
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An arduous, confusing narrative disaster, Dune's success lies entirely on its masterful effects and bold visual designs.
There's an interesting sci-fi world in Prospect, but it's thrown away for a bland, barely disguised western that does little with the science.
There's a strong thematic idea at Voyagers' core, but it's let down by rudimentary action and dull pacing.
Clever and nostalgic, Super 8 finds a perfect cast of kids to rediscover the leftover charm from the '80s, linked back to creature features of the '50s.
Gattaca uses genetic tinkering to intelligently explore diversity and social bias through a successful sci-fi lens.
Godzilla doesn't rush into city-smashing spectacle, bravely going against expectations, and aside from missteps, it's a special blockbuster.
Messily edited and vapid, even by Paul W.S. Anderson videogame movie standards, Monster Hunter is a dud.
Breaking down myths of Reagan-era policies, They Live isn't always so clear, but it's a smart, calculated smear of a world burdened by inequality.
Joel's comic mishaps throughout Love and Monsters prove wildly entertaining, but it's the central theme that makes this genre mashup work.
Total Recall sells a wild, space-faring fantasy, but makes its star almost secondary to the heroics as he saves the world.
Giving Doc Brown a full personality, Back to the Future Part III is his movie, and sends the series out in capable hands.