Category Archive: Sci Fi

Arrival (2016) Review

Director: Denis Villeneuve Writer: Eric Heisserer, Ted Chiang (novella) Certificate: 12A     Running Time: 1hr 56 Mins Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker       “If you could see your whole life laid… Continue reading

The Martian (2015) Review

Director: Ridley Scott Writers: Drew Goddard (screenplay), Andy Weir (novel) Certificate: 12A    Running Time: 2hr 22mins Cast: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jeff Daniels, Kate Mara, Michael Pena     On our last fateful encounter… Continue reading

Jurassic World (2015) Review

Director: Colin Trevorrow Writers: Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Colin Trevorrow, Derek Connolly Certificate: 12A  Running Time: 2hr 4 Mins Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Nick Robinson, Ty Simpkins, Irrfan Khan, Vincent D’Onofrio Plot:… Continue reading

Godzilla (2014) Review

Director: Gareth Edwards Writers: Max Borenstein (screenplay) and Dave Callaham (story) Certificate: 12A    Running Time: 2hr 3 Mins Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins Plot: The king of monsters,… Continue reading

Under The Skin Q+A and Review (2014)

On March 15th 2014, HMZ Film attended a special Q+A screening of Under The Skin at the illustrious Hackney Picturehouse in East London. The screening was followed by an extensive discussion with director… Continue reading

Her (2014) Review

Director: Spike Jonze Writer: Spike Jonze Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Rooney Mara Certificate: 15     Running Time: 2 hr 6 Mins Plot: Set in a future world, a disenchanted writer Theodore… Continue reading

Elysium (2013) Review

Director: Neill Blomkamp Writers: Neill Blomkamp Certificate: 15     Running Time: 1hr 49 Mins Cast: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga Plot: 2154, Earth has been ravaged and is close… Continue reading

Pacific Rim (2013) Review

Director: Guillermo Del Toro Writers: Travis Beacham and Guillermo Del Toro Certificate: 12A    Running Time: 2hr 11 Mins Cast: Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day     Plot: Mankind is… Continue reading

Dark Skies (2013) Review

Director: Scott Stewart Writer: Scott Stewart Certificate: 15     Running Time: 1hr 37 Mins Cast: Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo, Kadan Rockett   Producers: Blumhouse Productions    Plot: A suburban American family is faced with a series of… Continue reading