Review: Thunder Force
Thunder Force.
At about the halfway mark of “Thunder Force,” our unlikely-superhero protagonists head for their first showdown. It’s an incidental moment narratively, but a pivotal one for the film’s fate: A funny, slapstick moment, I thought, would probably boost the film to a passing grade.
Review: Voyagers
Voyagers.
he futility of control is a recurring theme in science fiction. Michael Crichton built a whole writing career around it; among the key bits of pop philosophy espoused in “Jurassic Park” is Dr. Sattler’s exclamation, “You never had control! That’s the illusion!”
     


 
 
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