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I want to introduce myself and my Sci-Fi web series that’s currently in preproduction.I work in the VFX industry and have for the past 11 years. I’ve been involved with many great films and TV series over the years such as Ironman and Farscape. Now I feel its time to make something of my own that Sci-Fi lovers like myself can enjoy.Too Late the web series was spawn from an idea a mate and I had about a rain…

I’m Drew Hall the director of the independent science-fiction thriller “The Phoenix Rises” and here’s a brief synopsis of the film… The Phoenix Rises is a simple story with a very enriched science faction undertone. In essence, it deals with 4 characters seeking individual redemption. Tom has committed his entire life to the military. He is a proud and talented warrior, but his heart yearns for something more. He’s hurt people both in his service and personal life – he seeks a redemptive…

The movie High Voyage is important to me because I have been interested in Science Fiction and Space since childhood and I graduated from Samara State Aerospace University. I wanted to make a movie to celebrate the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s flight. And I had an appropriate script (as a screenwriter I always have several scripts in reserve). The project seemed a bit difficult to perform – I had some doubts at first -…

I looked over the list of dystopias and want to suggest that many books are truly about the same thing: freedom (as pitched against limitation), and can be interpreted in a thousand ways. The list of characteristics of dystopias made me wonder how close we might already be to living in such a world. Specifically: 1) Strict social stratification, or enforced egalitarianism. – Oh, what would we call the barriers between race, religion, and sex if not stratification? And, what…

The American recession had escalated into a modern-day, crippling depression. Desperate times lead to desperate measures. The new world government implements a radical and controversial new health care point system rewarding healthy and morally upstanding lifestyles. The first generation was assigned a card to monitor their every behavior. The next generation was tagged with a chip, implanted at birth. Decades of struggle, prejudice, and judgment left Piper Murphy with more questions than answers. Why was she feeling so strange? Where…

The Book of Eli is the latest, and drabbest, in the post-apocalypse, and it is based on an interesting idea which, sadly, wound up buried under a pile of recognizable plot points topped off with a hammy-handed take on religion. Review by SAndmanSeptember 5, 2010 Director:Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes Writer:Gary Whitta Cast:Denzel Washington as EliGary Oldman as CarnegieJennifer Beals as ClaudiaMila Kunis as SolaraMichael Gambon as George Released: 2010 Eli: People had more than they needed. We…

Superbly played by Russell Crow, Sid 6.7, in the movie Virtuosity is Sadistic, Intelligent, and Dangerous, which makes him one of the creepiest on-screen androids of all time. He opens shop at Law Enforcement Technology Advancement Center (LETAC), as a virtual character created for the police training program. To design the ultimate criminal, and a worthy opponent to the police officers of the future, Lindenmayer, brilliant yet amoral programmer, cherry-picked 183 meanest criminals, terrorists, outlaws and murderers from all over the world,…

AMEE, from the movie Red Planet, definitely doesn’t deserve to go down in robot history as a short-lived villain. I would love to see her again, in another movie, in a bigger, I daresay, more suitable role, and maybe she can walk with heroes this time around. Her name is short for Autonomous Mapping Evaluation and Evasion. She is a multi-task robot borrowed from the Marines to assist the Mars lending crew as their navigator while they try to…

The first was one I saw as a young child. The local university has a “mini-university” program for children in the summer, and I was enrolled in it as a kid — late ’80s this would have been, or very early ’90s. The university students in charge of the program didn’t know what to do with a block of unscheduled time prior to parent pick-up, so they plonked us in front of a TV.I remember…

A long while ago in the UK on TV I saw a black and white B movie that seemed to have a very similar story to Ridley Scott’s Alien, even to the point that the alien exited via the door, from what I can remember. Can anyone tell me what this is called? From SF Movie Explorers: The science-fiction movie you are looking for is called It! The Terror from Beyond Space. This movie, besides the…