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Awesome Science Fiction without the soap opera
on May 24, 2016
You know all those reviews claiming this to be the most underrated scifi film? Well they're right. This is an awesome science fiction gem, scifi as it should be and so often isn't. What's important about this film aren't the special effects, though their not bad but the audacity of the script to stick to a completely outlandish yet speculativly plausible theme crouching it all in contemporary scientific explanations of greenhouse gasses and global warming, satellite telemetry and fantastical notions such as 'terraforming' and body trans-species formation. There is a love story in the film but it doesn't take up a large part of the storyline, no soap opera in this baby. There's nothing but pure science fiction and good pacing to keep the viewer from being bored and a conspiracy theory that puts the X Files to shame. I purposely didn't add one spoiler. I'll just say that the people who didn't like this probably also wouldn't like Encounters of a Third Kind and I preferred this to Encounters (though I love Encounters too but for different reasons).