Review: Oblivion (2013)

Spoilers ahead Just watched Oblivion (2013), starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman and Jamie Lannister. It was a collection of tropes strung together. Sweeping, desolate landscapes intercalated with sleek metallic machines. Lots of smoke and vapour. Use of spartan colour palette. Another example: Arrival. Music like it’s by Vangelis but dressed up for the 21st century, raw, poverty of … Read more

Who we will always be

I found this evocative image on Twitter today. It’s by a Russian artist named Yuri Shwedoff and the image is part of his ‘Space Series’, available to view and appreciate on Behance. I don’t know the provenance of the overlaid text though. At a glance, it’s clear the image depicts a future where we’ve abandoned all space launches and have regressed … Read more