Ad Astra (2019)

It’s fair to say that my relationship with most science-fiction is a complicated one. Though much of the actual science and genre rules tend to go completely over my head, there is something about the human themes that arise within sci-fi that I find myself drawn to. Films like Interstellar and Annihilation in recent times…

Robot & Frank (2012)

Set in what is shrewdly captioned “the near future”, Robot & Frank is the tale of an elderly man and his relationship with a state of the art robotic health worker, annoyingly (and perhaps poignantly) never named. We learn that Frank, played by his namesake Frank Langella, used to be a jewellery thief, and whilst he…