ISRA 88 or Mission 88 (Thomas Zellen 2016)January 14, 2017
There is no lack of hyperspace travel movies nowadays. From kitschy over-designed PASSENGERS to such small and probably mostly ignored lean budgeted space-travel fictions as ISRA 88. Featuring a cast of two – a marvelous Lt. Col. Casper van Dien (Starship Troopers, Thrill Seekers) blunt & uniquely dedicated science officer and a couch potato
400 DAYS (Matt Osterman, 2015)January 14, 2017
400 Days is a true classic of the eerie, it makes it easily into my top 10 of the last years. I consider that it carries and brings to fruition the unspoken space program preparation doom of such Cold War era classics as Outer Limits or Twilight Zone. The weird is palpable – oozing, leaking
10 Cloverfield Lane (Dan Trachtenberg 2016)January 14, 2017
Ever wonder what other new Stephen King books or stories are being brought to the big screen nowadays? Except of Cell (2016) I really dunno of anything. Another explanation may be the fact that this whole SK spirit has been spread out – absorbed by others nowadays. 10 Cloverfield Lane is a new mystery horror
The Man in the High Castle (TV series season 1&2 after 1962 book by Philip K Dick)January 12, 2017
Arguably The Man in the High Castle is the TV series of a particular alternate moment in our history. It is as if the popularity this series enjoys is just one facet of a constant up-swell, not only a dilation of the Overton Window that now celebrates identity politics, but also a genuine ‘hyernormalization’ of nationalism, islamophobia,
Hardcore HendyMay 30, 2016
A man wakes up in a Moscow laboratory to learn that he’s been brought back from the dead as a half-human, half-robotic hybrid. With no memory of his former life, a woman who claims to be his wife tells him that his name is Henry. Before she can activate his voice, armed thugs storm in
Identicals (Brand New-U original title)April 9, 2016
The organization Brand New-U identifies networks of IDENTICALS – people who walk like you, talk like you, but are walking through different, better lives – and helps their customers make a life upgrade: eliminating the better-life donor, and relocating their client to that brand new life.
JackrabbitApril 8, 2016
When a friend’s suicide leaves behind a mysterious computer drive, a fringe hacker and an accomplished computer technician come together to decipher the message left in his wake. Strong on ambient the movie looks at a post technocalypse future were 80’s technology and access to information is more priceful than fuel.
The Forbidden RoomMarch 26, 2016
A never-before-seen woodsman mysteriously appears aboard a submarine that’s been trapped deep under water for months with an unstable cargo. As the terrified crew make their way through the corridors of the doomed vessel, they find themselves on a voyage into the origins of their darkest fears. The Forbidden Room is a 2015 Canadian