Every month, a slew of sci-fi thrillers, rom-coms and documentaries dribble out on Netflix — most with little or no fanfare.
The framework is there for a fairly decent and impactful storyline, but the script is peppered with awkward interactions and badly executed comic relief.
Most science-fiction blockbusters resort to brainless plots and mass destruction with no consequences, but “Arrival” is not the typical sci-fi film.
Ithaca College celebrates the life of junior Victoria “Tori” Howell with the Tori Cup, a science-fiction challenge held on campus. Howell died in a car accident in Dryden last year.
“Apollo 18” takes elements from every horror movie with that handheld-camera look in the past decade and sends them to the moon in a new sci-fi thriller that fails to launch.