Tag Archives: Post-apocalyptic

The Bad Batch [2016]

I was deeply impressed by Lily Anna Amipour’s first film A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night and so when I saw a second film by her it shot right to the top of my selections. The elevator-pitch for this … Continue reading

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Mad Max: Fury Road [2015]

Mad Max: Fury Road is a distinctly “genre” film. It’s a post-apocalyptic vision built around an extended chase structure. It’s the sort of film that naturally suggests a limited audience of, well, the kind of people who watch post-apocalyptic films. … Continue reading

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Resident Evil: Extinction [2007]

The first Resident Evil film was something of a guilty pleasure for me. It’s filled with every sort of cliché and contrivance that you could declaim, but that also made it a grab-bag of fun things I liked. While the central … Continue reading

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Oblivion [2013]

The film opens with an expository voice-over, which sets out a complete story up to this point. Aliens arrived, destroyed the moon, invaded. The world was destroyed by techtonic forces, but we rallied, nuked the heck out of them, and … Continue reading

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Book of Eli [2010]

The post-apocalyptic has a certain fascination, doesn’t it? I suppose that the origin of the genre is Robinson Crusoe – because after the world has ended, we are all alone on an island. Robinson Crusoe has a powerful grip on … Continue reading

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I Am Legend [2007]

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