Millennium (1997) – Maranatha, and Paper Dove

With the penultimate episode of the first season, Maranatha, Millennium continues its move towards tying in end of the world mythology (heavily influenced by Christian texts) with the rise in crime, and specifically murder. Frank Black (Lance Henriksen) finds himself brushing up against possible events from the book of Revelations in this story written by…

Issues Vol. 7

So more good stuff from Kirk at West End Comics this week! Have you been yet? You should really pop in, it’s a great shop! And away we go with this week’s goodies… E is for Extinction (Marvel) issue 1 was written by Chris Burnham. with art by Ramon Villalobos, colors by Ian Herring and…

The Quiet Earth (1985) – Geoff Murphy

The 101 Sci-Fi Movies brings me this charming little film from New Zealand. It’s an end-of-the-world tale without a Hollywood big budget, and it works really well, encapsulating the loneliness, the madness, and what one could loosely call having a life after everything has changed. Based on the book by Craig Harrison, Zac Hobson (Bruno…

TIFF 2012: Fin (The End) – Jorge Torregrossa

  This is one film I wanted to see just based on the brief description provided when it was first announced, and I’m so excited that I got to see it so close to the start of my festival.  Intrigued by its mysterious premise, my mind automatically started trying to come up with theories as…