"Not to pigeonhole the film, but Leviathan really channels a couple a better-known sci-fi horror movies. It’s set in an underwater mining operation with set design and shadowy corporate political overhead reminiscent of the Alien franchise, and the creature is sort of a fishier version of The Thing: a host which takes over living hosts and adapts its genetic structure to absorbs whatever life forms it encounters."
Blu-ray Review: cinapse.co/2014/08/26/new-on-blu-leviathan-1989
We’re commemorating this month’s 35th Anniversary of Apocalypse Now, which first hit theaters on August 15, 1979. I’m happily surprised that this was a first viewing for several of our contributors – which perhaps isn’t as shocking when considering that most of us weren’t yet born when it debuted. I’m glad to play catch-up though, because simply put, Apocalypse Now is essential viewing.
I've been waiting anxiously seven years for Alfonso Cuarón to bless us again. It's been that long since Children Of Men, a film so phenomenal and powerful that it changed the way I view and think about movies. It was one of my first HD-DVD purchases, and went on to become the most watched in my collection until the format eventually succumbed to Blu-Ray.
Gravity is likewise an astounding and absolutely gorgeous film, and regardless of how you may end…