Tag: sci-fi

Crowdfund This: THE PRIMEVALS, Full Moon's Lost Stop-Motion Epic

In the mid 1990s, Full Moon founder Charles Band and legendary stop-motion animation effects artist David Allen (Equinox, Willow) set out to make The Primevals, the most ambitious Full Moon feature ever and a passion project of Allen's that he...

Interview: PROSPECT Directors Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell Talk Sci-Fi Western and Wanting to Keep Things Indie

Gunpowder and Sky's new sci-fi label DUST is releasing their inaugural film, Prospect, into New York and Los Angeles theatres on Friday, November 2, and for Zeek Earl and Christopher Caldwell, this is huge deal. The two young directors have...

Blood In The Snow 2018: Canadian Genre Festival Announces First Wave

I want to start by saying I really wish I could give more of my time to BITS, the Blood in the Snow Film Festival, here in Toronto at the end of November each year. I have been so impressed...

Phenomena 2018: New Genre Fest Debuts in São Paulo And Paraty, Brazil

We have some new friends in the City of Drizzle, São Paulo, Brazil. We were introduced to the fine folks from Cine Phenomena, a monthly film club in the city, and this wwek they are about to launch their brand...

HIGH LIFE Trailer: Claire Denis and Robert Pattinson Get Space Madness

In Claire Denis' High Life, a group of criminals accept a mission in space to become the subjects of a human reproduction experiment. Things go from complicated to worse to hallucinogenic when a storm of cosmic rays hit their ship....

Busan 2018 Review: CITIES OF LAST THINGS, Noirish Tryptich Explores One Man's Broken Soul

Ho Wi Ding’s noir-tinged triptych details three nights in the life of troubled Taiwan police detective Zhang Dong Ling, as his turbulent personal life repeatedly triggers eruptions of murderous violence. Winner of the Platform Prize at this year’s Toronto International...

PROSPECT: New Trailer, Poster, Release Details

Release details have finally emerged for the hotly anticipated sci-fi film, Prospect. The genre-blending festival favorite will hit theaters on November 2, exclusively in Regal Theaters nationwide from Gunpowder & Sky's fledgling sci-fi label, DUST. Written and directed by Zeek...

CAPTIVE STATE Trailer: Rise to Meet Your Legislature

"No crime. No poverty. No unemployment. The state of our union is strong." Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, Rupert Wyatt's Captive State explores the lives on both sides of the...

CITIES OF LAST THINGS: Watch The Gorgeous Trailer For Wi Ding Ho's SciFi Tinged Triptych

We have been tracking director Wi Ding Ho in these pages for quite some time now, ever since the helmer appeared in Cannes with his early scifi short film Respire. And with his sophomore feature, Cities Of Last Things, about...

US: New Proof of Concept From Angelo White is an Eye Candy Sugar Rush

We have written about Dutch filmmaker Angelo White a couple times in the past year or so. He wowed us with his previous proof of concept (PoC) short film Sorice, then put that idea to bed to work on other...

FREAKS Teaser: Emile Hirsch Is a Paranoid Father in Sci-fi Thriller

A short teaser trailer has debuted for Zach Lipovsky and Adam B. Stein's sci-fi thriller Freaks, ahead of its premier at the Toronto International Film Festival in a few weeks. Lipovsky is known for his work in the horror genre,...

Carpenter Brut And Seth Ickerman Reunite! Watch The BLOOD MACHINES Teaser Now!

It was just a little while back that French directing duo Seth Ickerman - Raphael Hernandez and Savitri Joly-Gonfard - teamed up with synthwave phenomenon Carpenter Brut to create the music video for Carpenter Brut's Turbo Killer. The results were...

ILLANG: THE WOLF BRIGADE: Netflix Nabs Near-Global Rights For Kim Jee-woon's Live Action Version of Anime JIN-ROH

Big news from Variety this morning. Streaming powerhouse Netflix have acquired nearly all global rights for Kim Jee-woon's Illang: The Wolf Brigade. This new film from the director of such hits as The Good The Bad The Weird and I...

Blu-ray Review: MEMOIRS OF AN INVISIBLE MAN

John Carpenter -- Halloween, The Thing, In the Mouth of Madness -- is a legend within horror filmmaker circles, with an undeniable reach that has extended beyond the black-clad hordes. In addition to his terrifying titles, he did some more mainstream films. Today, we're going...

What The Hell Is Michael Douglas Doing In ANIMAL WORLD?

Cashing a check, that's what he's doing. Probably a pretty big one. Michael Douglas is on screens worldwide right now in Ant Man And The Wasp but that's not his only current big screen foray. Nope. Douglas is also on...

Surprise, Muthafuka! Check Out The Fantastic Trailer For MEGA TIME SQUAD!

New Zealand scifi comedy Mega Time Squad will soon be taking a bow as part of the Fantasia Festival in Montreal and if the trailer for Tim Van Dammen's latest creation doesn't make your inner geek laugh until it pees...

Now on Blu-ray: LOVE AND OTHER CULTS, Animerama, ANTIPORNO, and THE WHISPERING STAR from Third Window

UK's Third Window Films have had a rough year, but they are coming back strong with a quartet of solid releases from some of Japan's most exciting filmmakers. Today we're looking at their recent Blu-ray releases of Uchida Eiji's Love...

Exclusive FUTURE SEX Trailer: New Blackpills Original Takes on Mankind's Favourite Ritual

Blackpills is fast becoming a must-watch space for unique original programming. From Luc Besson's assassin series Playground, to the faux 70's Grindhouse series A Girl is a Gun, the service already had my attention; but now that we've glimpsed into the future...

NIGHT WATCH Author Sergei Lukianenko Returns To The Big Screen With ROUGH COPY

Russian sci fi author Sergei Lukianenko created a global phenomenon with his series of Night Watch novels, books which are not only available all around the world but also provided the basis for Timur Bekmambetov's break out international hit films...

ASTRO: Watch This Exclusive Clip From The Indie Sci-Fi Action Flick

Someone at Sony saw fit to pick up Asif Akbar's indie sci-fi action flick Astro for home entertainment distribution. They will release Astro on DVD on June 5th. Screen Anarchy has been given an exclusive clip to share with you....