Tag: Science Fiction

“Life” Contributes Terrifying New Alien to Sci-fi Genre

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia “Life” uses some of the tropes and plot devices seen throughout the sci-fi/horror genre and breathes new life with an extremely terrifying, uncontainable alien and a setting that feels haunting. The film follows a group of astronauts (Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson and Ryan Reynolds) […]

Aliens Land to Deliver a Message in “Arrival”

Photo courtesy of Sachyn Mital, Wikipedia Time is the driving force in director Denis Villeneuve’s latest film, “Arrival,” a science fiction drama based on “Story of Your Life,” a piece written by Ted Chiang. Unlike most alien films, it focuses on the aliens, known as heptapods, coming down to Earth and […]

Black Mirror; The Twilight Zone of Our Generation

Photo courtesy of Feline Dacat, Wikipedia As technology has become further and further integrated into each and every aspect of our lives, humanity optimistically looks forward to the different ways it may make our day-to-day lives easier. However, the moral dilemmas technological advances can cause are often overlooked. The third […]