Articles tagged moon

The Problem With Current Sci-Fi Films and What We Should Learn From Watching ‘Moon’

With the recent surge in popularity of sci-fi/action hybrid films in mind, it's clear that sci-fi needs to get back to its roots.

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A science-fiction drama, “Moon” (Sony, 2008, $37.95), and a tense adventure, “Cliffhanger” (Sony, 1993, $24.95), top this week’s parade of new titles on Blu-ray. “Moon” explores the melancholy

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9 Jul 2009 // 3:55 AM


In brief, stark moments, Duncan Jones' movie makes plain how awful it is to be so solitary, how utterly impossible it is to consider this existence a "living."

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4 Jul 2009 // 5:36 AM

SEATTLE — Duncan Jones’ eerie yet playful science-fiction feature debut, “Moon,” flirts with a number of contradictions. Much of it is special-effects driven, yet its technical

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Summer of Same: June 2009

This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.

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16 Apr 2009 // 3:00 AM

Moon, directed by Duncan Jones and starring Sam Rockwell, appeared at the recent Sundance, SXSW and Tribeca film festivals and now opens in limited release

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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