V.23 No.31 | 7/31/2014
Knocked Up (In Space)
“Extant” on CBS
Steven Spielberg offers up overly familiar sci-fi with CBS’ Knocked Up In Space series, “Extant.”
V.21 No.43 | 10/25/2012
Time-hopping sci-fi tale soars—but how high?
Among the books often labeled unfilmable is David Mitchell’s 2004 sci-fi hexaptych Cloud Atlas. Somebody finally decided to wrestle that tiger, though, and the results are structurally (if not always emotionally) miraculous—a $100 million genre-hopping art house blockbuster in search of a sympathetic audience.