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Strange and Stranger Throwbacks

Strange and Stranger Throwbacks

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 16th 2018

From the everything-old-is-new-again file comes the critically acclaimed and popular science-fiction throwback Netflix series Stranger Things, which won five 2017 Emmy® Awards for its spectacular firs

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Humankind and Unkind

Humankind and Unkind

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 10th 2017

The arrival of Blade Runner 2049 in theaters heralds another cinematic consideration of what it means to be human. In the dystopian futuristic world first inspired by Philip K. Dick’s influential 19

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Past and Present Invaders

Past and Present Invaders

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 16th 2016

With the last of its five Toronto International Film Festival screenings slated for this Sunday, the big-budget science-fiction mystery Arrival, about space visitors coming to earth and the subsequ

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Strange Invaders Will Take You Over

Strange Invaders Will Take You Over

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 28th 2015

Not feeling yourself today? Has something come over you? Movies have covered that territory thoroughly over the generations. At a time when nonconformity was questioned through the prism of communi

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