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Gilbert Speaks on the 2017 Film, “Life”

4 Apr


I’ve heard bad reviews about this film, and a few likes, but I’ve always been the type of person that had to see the film for themselves. I’ve learned over time that films are like fine wine. While I don’t enjoy the full bodied reds, I do enjoy the Zinfandels and Pinot Noirs. My daughter and I headed to the Deptford Eight on Sunday to see the science fiction horror film directed by Daniel Espinosa. Did I enjoy Life? Find out after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on Film Noir, Lured

4 Dec


My go to cure for insomnia, or when too many dead spirits want to drop in and chat, is Turner Classic Movies. Last night, I found a little gem called Lured and it featured my favorite red head. Did Lucille Ball aka Lucy Ricardo impress me with her role as a femme fatale? Find out after the jump. Continue reading

Ex Machina

27 Oct


I love robots and, I love films and television shows about artificial intelligence. Last year, I became a fan of a television series called “Humans“. It stared Gemma Chen and it reminded me of a movie I saw last year. Is it possible for a robot to surpass humans? Would they also exhibit a will to survive?  

I was especially interested in watching Ex Machina because I have a similar plot going on with one of my characters in my Roof Oasis Sci-fi, apocalyptic series, but we’ll talk about her at the end of this film review. Ex Machina is a British science fiction thriller written and directed by author & screenwriter, Alex Garland. The film stars Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander and Oscar Isaac. Continue reading