Tags : Alex Garland

Nerdlocker T.V. Series Review: DEVS

Deus ex machina – (A god from the machine) Nearly a year ago my friend and I were walking along observing the outside spectacle that San Diego Comic-Con had to offer. On one of the buildings we saw a massive advertisement for a new show on FX simply titled, DEVS, set to premier in 2020. […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: A Star Is Born

Fifteen year-old me would laugh his ass off if he saw me now in a theater crying from the movie I was watching. It’s true, movies can make me shed a tear or two, product of getting older I suspect. It’s something that once embarrassed me but now I embrace simply because it means I’m […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Annihilation

“Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.” -Isaac Asimov Wow… where do I begin? From the brilliant mind of Alex Garland, writer and director of the sci-fi masterpiece Ex Machina comes the truly profound, undeniably groundbreaking Annihilation. Based on the book from author Jeff VanderMeer, […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Ex Machina

Ex Machina is an instant classic. It’s an intelligent, intriguing piece of science fiction that marks the directorial debut of Alex Garland, novelest (The Beach, The Tesseract) and screenwriter (28 Days Later, Sunshine, Never Let Me Go, Dredd). With a miniscule budget of $16 million, Ex Machina goes a long way on story and ideas […]Read More

Fantastic Fest Day One!!!

Well I’m one full day into Fantastic Fest 2012, which isn’t counting the many days previous of watching screeners. So far everything has been pretty great. The Fest started out strong with Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, which was so good I saw it twice! And cried both times. Admittedly I’m a bit of a softie for […]Read More