I'm going to plant a flag and say that the fourth film in the "Terminator" series is not science fiction. Furthermore, that's exactly its problem.
The first thing that must be said about Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” is that this is no comic book movie. It’s a straight up action film with a surprising degree of unpleasantness for summer fare; a different kind of darkness, a modernist darkness. Take Gotham, for example. It’s not the gothic, stylized, noir-ish city […]