Tag: scifi

Behold The Rise OF The Melon In New BLACK HOLES Clip

Though the short films never draw as much attention as the features at a major festival, David and Laurent Nicolas' Black Holes stands as one of my favoritate discoveries of Sundance 2017 despite its brief run time. An animated short...

10 Cloverfield Lane was a sly and timely fable, and should win, like, all the awards

This is not going to be about Cloverfield (2008). This is not going to be a unifying theory about the Cloverfield monster. It's also not going to be about how this all might perfectly fit into a tidy, expanded universe....

French Sci-fi Short THE EDGE Online for a Week

Fresh from a year and a half tour of international festivals, French sci-fi short The Edge ("La lisière") is now available online for a week from Monday, January 16, 2017. Don't miss out! Simon Sauliner's gorgeous film was shot in...

Watch Game Of Thrones' Maisie Williams In SciFi Thriller iBOY Trailer

Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams stars opposite Son Of Rambow's Bill Milner in young adult scifi thriller iBoy and while the premise of the feature film adaptation of Kevin Brooks' acclaimed novel - in which a working class teen...

The BLOOD MACHINES: TURBO KILLER 2 Kickstarter Gets Even Sexier

The guys who run the Kickstarter campaign for Blood Machines: Turbo Killer 2 are not fooling around: with more than double the target amount netted and less than 24 hours remaining on the counter, they still introduce new rewards! One...

Watch The Trailer For Brazilian Indie Musical AMARE

Pitched as a Brazilian answer to Once with a bit of a scifi twist, MM Izidoro's Amare looks to be something compellingly unusual. Shot entirely on an iPhone on the most micro of micro-budgets Amare looks to shake off its...

BLOOD MACHINES: The TURBO KILLER Sequel Releases New Poster!

[With the Blood Machines Kickstarter campaign closing in on its goal the Seth Ickerman team have just released a fantastic new poster for the project. That's it to the left.] It was just back in February that we shared the...

Watch First MONSTER HUNT 2 Teaser

Last week we heard that Tony Leung Chiu-wai had joined the cast of Monster Hunt 2 and now we have visual proof, via a new poster and the first teaser for the film. Running just 39 seconds, it features returning...

They Came: Alien Death Fuck

A sci-fi horror comedy featuring super-sexy bodysnatching aliens, an intergalactic STD and pregnant men! A(r)men director Thomas Lunde has again teamed up with special-effects supervisor Steinar “Effektmakeren” Kaarstein (Dead Snow 1 & 2, ABCs of Death).  This time they are...

Interview: Alex Helfrecht & Jörg Tittel Talk THE WHITE KING

Alex Helfrecht and Jörg Tittel's new film The White King, which made its European debut at Black Nights festival last week, is an all-too-familiar look at a dystopian future, about a boy living in a totalitarian regime. In my review,...

Sci-Fi SPECTRAL to Premiere on Netflix December 9

Anyone wishing for a more grounded approach to ghosbusting may be interested in Spectral, Nic Mathieu's debut feature, which is being touted as "Black Hawk Down meets Ghostbusters". Produced by Legendary Pictures and Universal, the film was pulled from a theatrical run...

LOST BOY: Watch The Gorgeous Proof Of Concept For Ash Thorp And Anthony Scott Burns' Punk SciFi

Anthony Scott Burns should be a familiar name to many readers of this site by now. We've raved about his short film work in the past and while word about Burns has spread thanks to his segment in the Holidays...

ROGUE ONE: Loads Of New Footage In New Japanese Trailer

While we were all playing Luc Besson's Valerian trailer on constant repeat yesterday a certain other science fiction film also slipped out a new trailer with a new spot for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story rolling out in Japan....

NIGHTSATAN Deliver Two Minutes Of Madness In Absolutely Gonzo New Proof Of Concept Trailer!

All hail our new synthesizer overlords in Nightsatan! It was just a few weeks ago that we shared the short film Nightsatan And The Loops Of Doom from director CHRZU and featuring the actual Finnish synthesizer band as themselves in...

Review: ARRIVAL Tackles Big Ideas With Pure Elegance

They should have sent a poet. The imagining of humankind's first contact with alien lifeforms is territory well-mined in popular fiction and probably best executed in Robert Zemeckis's wonderful 1997 film Contact. With such great works in the past, is...

Say Hello To THE ABDUCTEE!

With his horror film The Windmill now in release director Nick Jongerius is turning his attention to his next project, a scifi thriller titled The Abductee. While plot details are being kept under wraps for now Jongerius pitches it as...

ECHO TORCH: Watch Chris Preksta's Fabulous Retro-Futurist SciFi Short Now!

It was a few years back now that we first came across the work of writer-director Chris Preksta. The occasion at the time was his fabulous retro-futurist webseries The Mercury Men and he's back now with equally fabulous short film...

Children And Puppets In Space! Watch The UPP I DET BLA (UP IN THE SKY) Trailer!

There's an obvious comparison to be made between The Muppets and Swedish writer-director Petter Lennstrad's upcoming Upp i det blå (Up In The Sky) but how likely would Kermit and Company be to include a gag featuring one of their...

Toronto After Dark 2016 Review: KILL COMMAND, A Promising Debut From FX Supervisor Steven Gomez

An elite squad is sent to a remote island for a dull and routine training session. A techie, a cyber enhanced human, Mills, is assigned to the group to monitor the team and investigate mysterious line of code in the...

WONDERLAND Trailer: 10 Directors Unite for Swiss Sci-fi Anthology

Ten directors representing a new generation of Swiss people unite in Wonderalnd (original title: Heimatand), a sci-fi tinged omnibus of tales united by a disaster-afflicted Switzerland. In the film, an epic storm cloud of unknown origin settles over Switzerland, causing...