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  • Bright

    Bright

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    To put it mildly: It's like Shadowrun, except not at all as competently thought out.

  • Tears of Steel

    Tears of Steel

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    One of the great cyberpunk sci-fi shots, really. Perhaps the problem with this film is that the acting is actually pretty great, but the CGI parts, which are what the Blender Foundation is supposed to be all about, are a bit naff. But I can excuse them for that - after all, this particular upgrade was supposed to be all about compositing, and that stuff actually works. Well, for most of it, anyway. Don't look too hard.

    But I'm adding…

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  • Assassin's Creed: Embers

    Assassin's Creed: Embers

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    In the "video game films I bought long ago but I didn't watch because I didn't play the previous games" series of films.

    A fairly competently made short film, meant to wrap up the Assassin's Creed II / Brotherhood / Revolutions sub-trilogy by telling us what the heck ultimately happened to Ezio Auditore.

    I'd first say it's a little bit okay-meh - a bit of ponderings and an action scene and a bit of ponderings. But I guess I can…

  • Sunspring

    Sunspring

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    For some reason, this reminded me of Skwerl, which was a short film that was made to sound exactly like what you would feel if you didn't actually speak English (as someone who speaks English as second language, I can tell the effect totally worked).

    This film was basically the same, except it was written by an artificial intelligence who tried to write a sci-fi film without actually having any idea what the hell these "human" things that seem to…