A bad concoction of genetics and drama in SPLICE

June 6, 2010

Science fiction is a genre that repeatedly turns to the human element of scientific progress and the dangers it represents to the world as we know it in order to make intriguing stories. “Splice” isn’t about the genetic experiment from which the plot is born, but about the neuroses it highlights in its initiators. However, even though many of the necessary inputs of the sci-fi formula are present, “Splice” doesn’t recombine them to create a memorable experience that viewers can care about.