Slow sci-fi where a young couple hire a realistic robot helper and get more than they bargained for. Tropes of ‘Ex Machina’ aside, this film meanders along never quite getting very interesting. Understated to the point you stop caring. Not Great.
After discovering the truth about their existence, two clones escape their high-tech facility. Okay near-future (set in 2019) chase thriller that takes a while to get going, but then delivers in the kinetic style typical of its director.
An ex-FBI agent turned security consultant must rescue his family from a high-tech skyscraper overrun by fire and criminals. Derivative though passable tosh, mashing up Die Hard and The Towering Inferno. Johnson as charismatic as ever, though he’s ill-served by a rote script.
An electronic virus drives parents to kill their children; one family home becomes a battleground. Brisk bad taste horror-comedy that gets in and out fast. Everyone is on fine form, and there’s the best use ever of a Erasure song in the movies.
A reporter and two interns investigate a classified advert promising time travel. Lo-fi comedy that doesn’t outstay its welcome. Charming enough, with just a hint of sci-fi, and with fine performances all round.
A religious NYPD detective investigates a series of random killings. Splendid one-of-a-kind SF/horror with a procedural aspect. Impressively shot on the sly on the streets of New York, and with some great ideas, this is one of director Cohen’s best flicks.