Look up the name Joseph Kosinski and you’ll find woefully little to fill out even this excerpt. He made a name for himself in advertising by creating eye-catching commercials that were laden with computer graphics and imagery. His foray into feature film came at the hands of Steven Lisberger (director of the original Tron) who hand picked him for the director’s chair of the sequel, Tron: Legacy. His debut was nothing short of a roaring success, setting up his latest sci-fi adventure as a thing to behold.
Can you believe that there’s only 6 days until Christmas!? Let us commiserate at the implacable march of time by considering our top 8 maids a-milking. There’s a lot of fertile subject matter here, but it’s become a little tribute to some of the most important themes of Christmas – family, togetherness, the sacrifices of a loving mother, baby Jesus and… um… Joe Pesci? Whatever. Milky maids. Let’s do it.
It’s Minority Report + Mad Max + Wall-E + Tom Cruise Shouting At Things – Oblivion looks great!
GIVE ME MY LEGOs BACK!
With Barack Obama’s long road to keeping the White House finally over, let’s cast an eye back and explore the truly great presidents of history. Eight of them are fictional and one doesn’t have a name, but they remain icons of dignity, sleaziness, oratory and badassery. Everything we should expect from the man in charge.
Cats the world over breathe a sigh of relief as Curiosity lands on Mars. What will the NASA rover tell us? What will it find? Dust? Martians? The tattered remains of John Carpenter’s dignity? We humans had a real thing for the fourth rock from the Sun in the late 90s, ushering in a host of dreadful films about Mars whose Wikipedia blurbs end with ‘a critical and commercial failure’.
With the triumphant advent of The Dark Knight Rises , it will be a very long time indeed before Christopher Nolan can no longer be described as the titan of his genre; in every respect, this work stands head and shoulders above its competitors. Rivalled solely by Marvel’s incredible Avengers Assemble, the Batman trilogy is brought to a wholly disturbing, yet graceful close in one of the strongest presentations of our generation.