Tag "scifi"

Review: MONSTERS: DARK CONTINENT, A Sequel In Name Only

Four years after Gareth Edwards exploded onto the sci-fi scene with his inventive and industrious indie alien invasion flick Monsters, first-time director Tom Green delivers a sequel that bears little resemblance to the original, in tone, content or invention. Reportedly... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Watch Gorgeous SciFi Short SUNDAYS Now!

We've been following the progress of Mischa Rozema's ultra ambitious scifi short Sundays for quite some time now here at Twitch. From the earliest days of the crowd funding support to send the crew to shoot on location in Mexico... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: INSURGENT Is Dystop-less

Part two of the big screen adaptation of Veronica Roth's bestselling series of YA sci-fi novels boasts a larger budget and sharper hairstyles than its predecessor, but remains incapable of stepping out from the long shadow cast by rival franchise... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Ruairi Robinson Wants To Unleash THE LEVIATHAN. We Should Let Him. Check The Dazzling Proof Of Concept Now.

When last we heard from Oscar nominated Irish director Ruairi Robinson it was down to his connection with the seemingly aborted Akira live action remake. Robinson was a sort of mid-process cannon fodder on that project, an immensely gifted visual... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Crowdfund This! British Sci-Fi Buddy Comedy UNTIL THE DAY BREAKS

British filmmaking collective Project Trident met while working together at an arts cinema, and began making short films and screening them for each other. Over the past seven years they have accumulated a filmography of over 100 shorts, which have... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Watch An Exclusive Clip From SciFi Horror EJECTA

Indie scifi-horror Ejecta hits limited theatrical release and VOD platforms from IFC Midnight on February 27th and we've got an exclusive clip to share from the film.Reclusive blogger Bill Cassidy (Julian Richings, Cube) claims to be the subject of a... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Aliens! Explosions! Menstruation! It's The Full ALIEN TAMPON Trailer!

Yep, some things just sort of speak for themselves and I'm sure that the creators of Alien Tampon are very much hoping that this is one of those things. Very much a deliberate cult project out of Germany, a first... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Beware The Arrival Of The ALIEN TAMPON

Yes, there is something immensely juvenile about upcoming German horror-comedy short Alien Tampon. And I do suspect that is rather the point. Created by a small team of Cologne based filmmakers with Jan Zenkner directing, the first teaser for this... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Aliens Hover Over The Ethiopian Skyline In The First Trailer For CRUMBS

A selection of the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Miguel Llanso's Crumbs is - to put it mildly - a weird one. The Spanish born, Ethiopian based director has concocted here a post apocalyptic science fiction tale involving a slowly crumbling... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Drafthouse Films' Obscure Objects Of Desire: Ari Folman's THE CONGRESS

Drafthouse Films' Obscure Objects of Desire (or Drafthouse FOOD if you must) is a new regular column assessing the home cinema releases from the Austin-based distributor.Ari Folman's follow-up to his animated Oscar-nominated documentary, Waltz With Bashir, is a loose adaptation... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Be Who You Want To Be, But Only For 12 Hours A Day In Scifi Short REALITY+

Imagine you could see yourself however you wanted - all of your imperfections, everything about your physical appearance that you dislike instantly removed and replaced by the idealized version of yourself. And imagine that you could project that perfect you... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch Mesmerizing Sci-Fi Short LAST OF YOU

Israeli filmmaker Dan Sachar has been a favorite around these parts since an early student film of his, When It Will Be Silent, came on our radar in 2009.Sachar's meditative, mystical short form works over the years have culminated with... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

Explore The ATROPA In Classically Styled SciFi Short

If your idea of 'classic' scifi embraces films like Alien and Blade Runner - films that perfectly balance technology, character and grit - then director Eli Sasich has got a little something special for you with his short film Atropa.Anthony... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

PRISONER X: Production Begins On Gaurav Seth's Sci-Fi Thriller In January

Production will begin here in Toronto on the Canadian indie sci-fi thriller Prison X in January 2015. Prisoner X is an adaptation of the novella Truth by Robert Reed. The small budget thriller will be directed by Gaurav Seth and... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

PARASYTE 2 Teaser Hints At More Mutant Action

The first part of Yamazaki Takashi's adaptation of Iwaaki Hitoshi's scifi-horror manga Parasyte has been racking up huge business at the Japanese box office and now production house Toho are looking to build on that success with a teaser for... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

It's a Christmas Miracle! Take A Sneak Peek At PHANTASM: RAVAGER

Being a huge Phantasm fan I was beyond excited to hear that a new sequel to the series had been shooting in secret and was in the process of post-production. Earlier this year we got a teaser trailer which looked... More »
By Swarez   
  

Beware The TIME TRAP! Watch Michael Shanks' Fabulous Short Film Now!

Impossibly young and stupidly talented Australian director Michael Shanks has turned up here in the pages of Twitch several times over the past few year. Now in his early twenties there's seemingly nothing Shanks can't do, starting with a YouTube... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Don't Hold Vinnie Jones Against Bondarchuk-Produced Russian Scifi CALCULATOR

Oh, Vinnie Jones ... the footballer-turned-actor doesn't exactly scream quality these days and it's very odd to see him turn up in a support part in upcoming Russian scifi project Calculator (Вычислитель) but let's put the Jones of it all... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch A Mitt Full Of TV Spots For Yamazaki's Live Action PARASYTE

Fresh from its world premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival - where our own Christopher O'Keeffe saw and reviewed it - a quartet of TV spots for Japanese VFX wizard Yamazaki Takashi's live action adaptation of popular manga Parasyte... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Park Chan-wook To Direct Sci-fi Thriller SECOND BORN

Park Chan-wook, Korean director of the much lauded Vengeance Trilogy - Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy and Sympathy for Lady Vengeance - has been attached to an upcoming sci-fi thriller Second Born, reports Variety. This will be his second English... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  
 
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