Science fiction is one film genre that seems to wear its ancestors, the films that inspired it or, less charitably, that it “borrowed” from, with pride.
Thus, “Oblivion” has “Scavengers” who dress like Sand People from “Star Wars”; round, red-eyed killer drones from “2001” and “Robocop”; a finale from “Independence Day” and a director from “TRON Legacy.”
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Rated PG-13: Sci-fi action violence, brief strong language, and some sensuality/nudity
Running time: 2 hours, 6 minutes
Now showing: Area theaters