Long gone are the days when science fiction used to be all about rockets, space, and aliens. With time science fiction has established itself as a serious form of art with thrillers and alien-themed dramas getting Oscar nominations. Sci-Fi entertains no off the wall adventure stories and directors are trying their best to incorporate alien battles and artificial intelligence. There have been more than enough science fiction movies released so far, but here are the top five the year has had so far.
Directed by Bong Joon-ho, this film features a young a girl, Mija and her giant friend named Okja. The friendship between the two, however, is put on a strain when Okja is captured by the Mirando Corporation. The former is taken to from his home to New York. Mija decides to set out a rescue mission, where she encounters eco-activists and deviating capitalists each battling to control the fate of Okja. With humor and drama unfolding, the director creates a different vision of the world that refers to the animal inside us all.
Blade Runner 2049
From the Los Angeles police department, a new blade runner discovers a long-buried secret that could perhaps turn what remains of the society into total chaos. This discovery subjects officer K to finding the whereabouts of Rick Deckard, a former blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. Regardless of the 35-years rift between the movie and different names in the credit, the film still matches its predecessor’s style.
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Wonder woman has been living through different periods of time. Before becoming a wonder woman, Diana was the princess of Amazons and she was trained to be an amazing superhero. Upon meeting an American pilot, Diana is convinced that she can stop the massive conflict raging in the outside world. Wonder woman later discovers her potential powers and true destiny.
War for the planet of the apes
From the first movie of this series, the response was magnificent and it depicts itself as one of the most Sci-Fi franchise. Caesar the leader of the apes is conflicted with humans who are led by a cruel leader. After the apes experience huge losses, Caesar fights with his dark instincts and decides to avenge his kind. As the journey bring both Caesar and Colonel face to face, their battle is left to determine the fate of their species and the future of the planet.
Transformers: The Last Knight
It is the latest release of the Transformers series which has featured some of the best science fiction scenes in Hollywood. The transformers and humans are at war and the secret to saving the world is hidden in the secrets of the past. While the optimums prime is not present this time around, the rest of the transformers have to find the key to save the future.
It is no doubt that 2017 holds plenty of qualms but amazing Sci-Fi movies seem like an assurance. 2017 is full of wonderful releases that are worth your time. Get the ShowBox app and stream these top movies and much more that will definitely blow your mind.