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    SXSW Review: Why 'The Infinite Man' Is an Exemplary Time Travel Comedy

    The Australian romcom is part of a rare breed that uses the constant pileup of future and past events to enhance its humor and intelligence at once

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    Sundance Review: 'The Signal,' From the Director of 'Love,' Suffers From Convoluted Sci-Fi Trickery

    It's hard to pinpoint exactly where does William Eubank’s "The Signal" goes from being an alluring and contained science fiction thriller into a full blown parade of slow-motion-driven visual effects.

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    From a Planetary Discovery to Reincarnation: Mike Cahill Returns to Sundance with 'I Origins'

    In 2011, the Sundance Film Festival witnessed the emergence of a new filmmaker with a particular voice, one that has a talent for creating affecting human stories within the context of the science fiction genre. Mike Cahill's "Another Earth" put him under the spotlight of the independent cinema worl...

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    Sundance Review: Mike Cahill Follows Up 'Another Earth' With More Insightful Science-Faith Babble In Michael Pitt Vehicle 'I Origins'

    "I Origins" is like a knock-off of "The X-Files" that grounds its admittedly preachy science-versus-faith battles in subtler moments.

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    2013 S&A Highlights: Page to Screen - SciFi and Fantasy Films

    In addition to my love for romantic comedies, and basically anything that falls under the label of “chick flick” (which I talked about here), I rarely miss the opportunity to see a good science fiction or fantasy film, and I’m an avid science fiction reader. Among the science ficti...

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    Review: Why Spike Jonze's Weird and Wonderful Technological Romance 'Her' Is One of the Best Studio Romances of the Year

    As this peculiar romance plays out in surprisingly believable terms, Spike Jonze depicts a world that blatantly echoes our own.

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    How 'Ender's Game' Is An Unintentional Metaphor For the Edward Snowden Affair

    "Ender's Game" is not only the most subversive blockbuster of the year (a sort of "Starship Troopers Junior," if you will) -- but also an elegant, if unintentional, allegory for the public narrative of Edward Snowden.

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    Review: Why Spike Jonze's Weird And Wonderful Technological Romance 'Her' Is One of the Best Studio Movies of the Year

    The only truly predictable aspect of Spike Jonze's "Her" is that it features a bizarre premise: In a very near future, recently divorced L.A. writer Theordor Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) downloads a new operating system for his computer with the ability to think (delicately voiced by Scarlett Johansson...

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    Former NASA Engineer Provides 8 Deeply Geeky Reasons Why the Physics Of 'Gravity' Are All Wrong

    Even though Indiewire chief film critic Eric Kohn raved about "Gravity" in his review, we decided it was only fair to represent the other side of the story -- by turning to his father, former NASA engineer Wolf Kohn. Currently a private consultant and university professor based in Seattle, Kohn work...

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    Is Alfonso Cuarón's 'Gravity' A New Kind Of Cinema?

    Four years in the making, "Gravity" presents an artificial world that could only have been made today, and provides a fantastic showcase of new possibilities.

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