Here’s my tagline for The Last Airbender: “This summer… get bent!” Okay guys, it wasn’t that bad. Grant you, I will, that I never saw the series, but I read such reviews raving about a catastrophically awful apocalypse of a movie, so of course I had to see it. And really, I was kind of…
I guess it’s a time honored b-movie SciFi tradition, and Splice is just carrying on the torch past 2010, but… really, guys. Are we still harboring Victor Frankenstein’s horror and guilt?
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is transcendent. Transcendent may not be an adequate term for how much this film is going to change the face of cinema. It is beyond post-modern. It’s post-intelligent. Yes, I believe this film is simply the flagship of a new era; we are entering the era of post-intelligence.
Films like this that bring in otherworldly characters and attempt to place a tangible value on the meaning of life are tangling with issues that have lacked answers since before philosophy as a study even came to exist. If you must place value on human life, what can you say it is? Is it possible to even do so without getting super-subjective and, dare I say, sentimental?