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Elysium 2013 Review – Not So Hidden Message

Elysium 2013 Review IzzieBytes Rating: 4/5, A- Characters: 4/5 Story: 4/5 Acting: 4/5 Effects: 5/5 Music: 4/5 The Summer of Sci-fi continues with Elysium, a dystopian adventure with a thinly veiled message about privilege, poverty, and the very controversial issues of universal health care and immigration. After District 9’s resounding success, writer / director Neill…

Pacific Rim Review – Decidedly Not Transformers

IzzieBytes Rating: 4/5, A- Characters: 3/5 Story: 4/5 Acting: 3.5/5 Effects: 5/5 Music: 4/5 Having kicked things off with Oblivion back in April, this summer’s blockbuster-hopefuls list has had a decidedly Sci-Fi flare, which admittedly has me spending far more on tickets than I have in several years. The downside, however, is that the genre…