Narcopolis

SUB-GENRES: Mystery / Thriller DIRECTED BY: Justin Trefgarne WRITTEN BY: Justin Trefgarne RELEASE: 2015 PEW PEW: Narcopolis functions a lot like film noir. As such, hard-boiled drama and suspense takes the front seat, but it is broken up by the requisite amount of violence for your average crime drama. CAT FOOD: Narcopolis has quite a…

400 Days

SUB-GENRES: Mystery / Thriller DIRECTED BY: Matt Osterman WRITTEN BY: Matt Osterman RELEASE: 2016 PEW PEW: When the suspense picks up, it’s riveting and action is not really necessary. CAT FOOD: The film focuses on the psychological effects of deep space isolation. The inter crew dynamic is intense, with each member reeling from some sort…

I, Robot

SUB-GENRES: Action / Mystery DIRECTED BY: Alex Proyas WRITTEN BY: Jeff Vintar & Akiva Goldsman (screenplay); Jeff Vintar (story); Suggested by the book by Isaac Asimov RELEASE: 2004 PEW PEW: There are plenty of action sequences that are supposed to be thrilling, but I didn’t find them terribly compelling. CAT FOOD: There are plenty of…