Tag: scifi

Natasha Kermani on Crafting IMITATION GIRL

One of the more unique films I've seen lately is Natasha Kermani's Imitation Girl, a sci-fi indie drama that's made a splash on the festival circuit. The film stars Lauren Ashley Carter (Premium Rush, Darling, Jug Face) in dual roles --- one as...

THE TITAN Trailer: Sam Worthington Becomes Super Human in New Sci-Fi Thriller

Avatar's Sam Worthington is not quite done with body-morphing military sci-fi just yet. In Lennart Ruff's The Titan, Worthington's family takes part in a ground-breaking experiment to evolve mankind for its inevitable evolution into space. The Titan promises to take...

All The Big Game Spots in One Place! SOLO, A QUIET PLACE, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM And More

[Updated 2/5/18: The full teaser trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story has been added below.] The game of games. The opportunity for history to be made tonight. Or will it go to the underdogs? We will know in a...

ANT MAN AND THE WASP: New Trailer is All Wasp, Wings and Blasters

The first Ant Man film was a quiet anomaly. You kind of had the sense that no one wanted to admit that it was fun, especially after the directorial change during its production which had the geek community all up...

Review: DEVIL'S GATE, a Likable Mix of Horror, Mystery and Sci-Fi

I confess to a high level of appreciation for low-budget films that defy easy categorization, such as Devil's Gate. The opening sequence resembles that of a backwoods horror experience that will be grungy and nasty, leaving behind a trail of...

TETHER: Watch a New Sci-Fi Action Short From BAD BLOOD's Tim Reis

Tether is the new sci-fi action short from Tim Reis, director of werefrog horror flick Bad Blood, and producer of other sci-fi and horror indies like The Mind's Eye, The Demon's Rook and Goat Witch. Turning away from horror, sort...

ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL Trailer: Robert Rodriguez Braves the Uncanny Valley for James Cameron

Like some kind of fever dream from my teenaged years, visionary filmmakers James Cameron (Aliens, Avatar) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) have joined forces like Voltron to create a groundbreaking new science fiction vision in Alita: Battle Angel. Like Cameron's...

Blomkamp's ADAM: THE MIRROR Changes Things Up ...

Director Neill Blomkamp breaks some different ground with his latest Oats Studio short film, Adam: The Mirror. It's the first of this series of shorts not done in live action, for one thing, with the entire short animated and rendered...

MISSIONS: Watch This Exclusive Clip For French Sci-fi Series Coming to Shudder

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium thriller, suspense and horror streaming service, will launch the first season of Missions, France’s critically praised OCS Signature sci-fi series, on September 28, 2017 across its territories. Shudder will also co-produce the second season, slated to...

Shudder: FOUND FOOTAGE 3D and SEOUL STATION Ready to Spook in October

As we near the most, wonderful time of the year - Halloween - we look to our streaming services to fulfill our desires for chills, thrills and outright scares. Look no further that AMC Networks’ Shudder, whose sole purpose is...

The End Is Here! Watch The Full APOCALYPSE NOW NOW Short Film Now!

We've been keeping a close eye on South African urban fantasy Apocalypse Now Now here for some time now [perhaps just a tiny bit because I'm one of the producers on it] and now following the release of the trailer...

APOCALYPSE NOW NOW: Check Out The New Poster Art For The South African Urban Fantasy

It was just under two weeks ago that we shared the first teaser for South African urban fantasy Apocalypse Now Now - adapted from Charlie Human's novel by director Michael Matthews and writer-producer Sean Drummond (the creative team behind upcoming...

QEDA Trailer: From Denmark, Time Travelling Doppelgängers and a Dying Earth

Max Kestner's upcoming sci-fi thriller QEDA looks to be a stylish and mind-bending film featuring a future world in ecological peril and a time travelling plot that sends two versions of the same person back to 2017, Looper style. In the film, the...

APOCALYPSE NOW NOW: Watch The First Teaser For South African Urban Fantasy

A teen school boy discovers a hidden, magical world right beneath his nose in Charlie Human's cult South African novel Apocalypse Now Now and if that brings a certain bespectacled boy wizard to mind, well, let's just say that South...

Fantasia 2017 Review: International Sci-Fi Short Showcase

(The image above is a still from Swell, one of the standouts of Fantasia's sci-fi shorts block.) One thing I love about attending festivals are the shorts programs. They provide tastings of different stories from all sorts of points of...

10+ Years Later: Is David Lynch's DUNE Really So Awful?

The whole concept behind 10+ Years Later is to revisit films about which time has potentially changed your opinion. When perusing David Lynch's filmography, I found myself routinely thinking, “Of course Dune is terrible,” and ignoring it to the extent...

Review: THE GRACEFIELD INCIDENT, A Collection of Rehashed Material

"Matthew Donovan (played by Mathieu Ratthe, who's also the film's director) embeds an iPhone camera into his prosthetic eye to secretly record a weekend with friends in a luxurious mountain top cabin”, says the official synopsis for the Canadian/American production...

Blomkamp Enters The FIREBASE With Latest Short Film

District 9 director Neill Blomkamp returns with the second short film from his new Oats Sudio released for free online. And after the alien invasion story of his first Oats effort, Blomkamp this time turns to the past with a...

Impressive Russian SciFi Short THE PASSENGER Teased

Russian director Egor Abramenko has long been a favorite in these parts - a quick search of our archive will turn up a number of his previous works - but has largely been out of our view in recent days....

Festival Watch: Bloody Mary Film Festival, Open For Submissions, Celebrating Canadian Women Filmmakers in Genre Cinema This November!

Our friends at the Blood Mary Film Festival have announced the dates for their sophomore festival this November. The two day festival celebrating Canadian women in genre cinema runs at the cozy Carlton cinema on November 30th and December 1st. ...