Category Archives: Science Fiction/Fantasy

Vivarium review — Bleak suburban lockdown horror

Directed by Lorcan Finnegan | Written by Finnegan and Garret Shanley | 97 min | On Demand  Marketing materials compared this to Black Mirror, but there's not nearly enough tech anxiety. No, this is an old-fashioned Twilight Zone episode, a nightmarish parable about suburbia as a trap, featuring a couple, British teacher Gemma (Imogen Poots)…Read More

Now On Canadian Netflix: January 2020

The Two Popes On the face of it, this strikes me as strange material for Fernando Meirelles to approach. The Brazilian filmmaker responsible for City Of God and The Constant Gardener is a visionary of colour and kinetics, of movement. Why would he choose to tell the story of two senior citizens having a conversation, his…Read More