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Saturday, June 05, 2010

Sean Kelly

My Thoughts on Splice

Well, I am back in Canada and for my first film back I decided to see what can already be considered a Canadian success story (by the fact that it is a rare example of a Canadian film with an American distributor).

Splice is a film by Vincenzo Natali, who is probably best known for Cube.  It is a science fiction film about a couple, who create a genetically engineered creature using human DNA.

The trailer marketed the film as a horror film.  However, even though there are elements of the genre within the film (mostly towards the end), the film is more a sci-fi drama about the repercussions of playing God.

I have to say that it was quite an intriguing film that sci-fi fans would love.

9/10

Sean Kelly

About Sean Kelly -

Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described ├╝ber-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).