Dissecting Arrival: Heptapod for Dummies

Arrival brings an intelligence and a beauty that is often lacking from Science Fiction films, but do potential plot holes and contradictions prevent it from being one of the best? SPOILERS ABOUND!

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Dissecting The Directorial Sophomore Slumps of 2013

2013 has been full of directors’ sophomore efforts, like any year, only none of these films are living up to their director’s previous works.

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Film Review: Elysium

Elysium is the much anticipated second film from director Neil Blomkamp, but it falls short of working on almost every level.

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Looking Ahead To 2013: Quarter 3 (July – September)

Looks like it’s time again for the writers over at HST to look ahead to what we expect/hope to be the best of the best books, movies, music, TV shows and video games of the coming months.

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Now Playing Review – District 9

Though it comes in at the tail end, District 9 is easily one of the best movies of the summer. The story is this: Decades ago a space ship appeared above Earth, coming to a standstill above Johannesburg, South Africa. Growing anxious with the lack of contact, humans decided after months of waiting to take […]

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Review: District 9

Neil Blomkamp’s feature debut is another breath of fresh air to the sci-fi fans out there featuring a thought provoking story, interesting characters, and amazing special effects all adding up to one of the best films of the year. Wilkus Van De Merwe is an official for MNU’s human and alien relations team and he […]

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09 – The Half Way Point

09 The Year So Far… So how are we doing in the great land of movies in this year now half gone? We have a couple of great movies, quite a few good ones, and even an instant classic on our hands. The summer season is turning out a fairly positive product so far this […]

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