science fiction

TIFF 2016: Arrival Review

Denis Villeneuve's Arrival is quite simply one of the most extraordinary, affecting, and eye-opening films of the year.

Stranger Things Chapter Seven Recap

It’s time to team up with parents and estranged siblings, it’s time to rob an evidence room, destroy an evil utility van, and make a sense-dep tank out of a kiddie pool. “The Bathtub” pulls together all the show’s plot threads into one propulsive rope of suspense.

Stranger Things Chapter Six Recap

There is a monster under every bed. There is a monster under everywhere. Chapter Six of Stranger Things is all about getting to know the faceless bad boy that haunts Hawkins.

Stranger Things Chapter Four Recap

“The Body” begins with a hypothesis about the events surrounding the death of Will Byers. However, things are not so cut and dried when radio waves, photographs, and pocket knives all reveal more evidence that the Byers boy may in fact be alive.

Stranger Things Chapter Three Recap

Chapter Three of Stranger Things, “Holly, Jolly,” is all about taking initiative to right wrongs and rescue friends. Sadly, we learn the limits of good plans executed with the best intentions.

Stranger Things Chapter One Recap

“The Vanishing of Will Byers” is Chapter One of the Stranger Things saga wherein we are introduced to a mysterious monster, a group of misfits, a missing boy, an odd girl, a bored police chief, and an seemingly evil government body.