Tag "scifi"

Durban 2014 Review: BETI AND AMARE Is A Bizarre Ethiopian Oddity

It is 1936 and Mussolini is on the move, the fascist leader's troops pressing into Ethiopia to increase their foothold in Africa. Fearing the worst teenaged girl Beti is sent away from the big city by her mother to live... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

First Live Action PARASYTE Teaser Arrives

After years of development and a false start involving The Grudge helmer Shimizu Takashi, the first part of Japanese live action adaptation of Iwaki Hitoshi's popular scifi / horror manga Parasyte hits local screens in November from director Yamazaki Takashi.The... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Exclusive: First Stills From Isaac Ezban's THE SIMILARS (LOS PARECIDOS)

Isaac Ezban began shooting his second feature length film, The Similars (Los Parecidos), a week ago in Mexico City. It's sci-fi set in a sociopolitical context, as the director revealed to us: "The objective is to make a movie in... More »
  

Poster Premiere For Frontieres Market Project TURBO KID

While we'll certainly be seeing many more projects successfully launched and driven through the production process via the Frontieres Co-Production Market at the Fantasia Festival in Montreal - with a second Frontieres event now also attached to the Brussels International... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

The Spierig Brothers' PREDESTINATION Lands Itself Some Quality Poster Art

Following a successful World Premiere at SXSW the Spierig Brothers' heady science fiction outing Predestination is now poised to unspool for a home crowd for the first time at the Melbourne International Film Festival and the film's first proper poster... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Crowdfund This! Aussie Online Scifi Miniseries RESTORATION!

Fans of cerebral science fiction (heh) crack out your wallets because Australian effort Restoration is coming down the line and it needs your help.2019. A company - RESTORATION LIFE SERVICES - offers individuals the service of having their memories downloaded... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Prepare For THESE FINAL HOURS With THE COUNTDOWN

Melbourne winning and Cannes selected Australian scifi film These Final Hours hits Australian screens at the end of July and to prime audiences for the events of the film the creators have just launched The Countdown, a deeply immersive online... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

CLOSER TO GOD: Watch The New Trailer For Indie SciFi Thriller Before The Fantasia Premiere

About to have its international premiere at the Fantasia Festival in Montreal, director Billy Senese has just released the first trailer for his indie scifi thriller Closer To God. Here's how the festival describes it:The first successful cloning of a... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Moscow 2072 Is Plagued By MAFIA In New SciFi

Some things change while others stay the same. That appears to be part of the guiding principal behind Saric Andreassian's upcoming Russian science fiction film Mafia (Мафия). Set in a 2072 Moscow clearly littered with new technology, progress has not... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION Is The Film Michael Bay Was Born To Make

Like the film I'm talking about, this is going to take a bit to get through. My advice for both film and review: Sit back, and enjoy the ride.Transformers: Age of Extinction is, if one wants to rank such things, the... More »
  

First Look At Trailer For Leong's Edgy Techno Thriller CAMERA

If you feel like it's been a while since a new talent came out of Hong Kong to seize the public attention with something edgy and exciting ... well, you're not alone. With the established players continually chasing the mainland... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch The Gorgeous Second Teaser For Indie SciFi Short SUNDAYS

They say that good things come to those who wait and that very much appears to be the case with Mischa Rozema's scifi short Sundays. We first wrote about the film two full years ago - back in June of... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

EXCLUSIVE: Find Out What Is In The Box In Your First Look At COHERENCE

We have kept pretty mum on James Ward Byrkit's sci-fi drama Coherence. We do not want to give away too much about his award winning film (Fantastic Fest 2013). But then Oscilloscope came to us with the first exclusive clip from... More »
  

Watch The Teaser For Hong Kong Sci-Fi Project VIRTUS

FATface Production, the Hong Kong-based VFX studio behind Tai Chi Zero and Storm Warriors, ventures into its own independent sci-fi project, Virtus. The following teaser is in fact a proof of concept video but it's unclear if its for a... More »
By Al Young   
  

Melbourne 2014 Opens Strong With Aussie Sci-fi Noir PREDESTINATION

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) brings the cinematic delights to the winter-chilled city of Melbourne Australia year after year, and after a fantastic array of festivals across the globe it is refreshing to see that the opening night film... More »
  

COHERENCE: Watch The Theatrical Trailer For James Ward Byrkit's Stellar Indie SciFi

There's a certain delicious irony in the fact that James Ward Byrkit's indie scifi Coherence winning multiple best screenplay nods while on the festival circuit. Why ironic? Because as deliciously twisty and cerebral as the film is, and as much... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Concept Art And Plot Details For VANISHING WAVES Duo's Upcoming EMERGENCE

It was back on Friday that we first brought word of Vanishing Waves directing duo Kristina Buožytė and Bruno Samper's upcoming science fiction film Emergence, with word that it had received development funding from their local film institute in Lithuania.... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Exclusive Trailer And Poster Premiere For Indie SciFi Horror EJECTA

There are reasons to fear the things that go bump in the night in Ejecta, the latest offering from indie Canadian genre film outfit Foresight Features (Septic Man, Exit Humanity, Monster Brawl). As with Septic Man the script here comes... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

First Trailer For CG/3D Animated Film STAND BY ME DORAEMON

For most children aged between 3-12 in Japan and other parts of Asia, there is no manga/anime character more enduringly beloved and recognizable than Doraemon, the futuristic robotic cat who travels back in time to aid the young boy Nobita... More »
By Al Young   
  

THE SAND STORM, A New Sci-fi Short Starring Chinese Artist And Political Activist Ai Wei Wei

Ai Wei Wei is China's most influential contemporary artist, active in numerous fields (sculpture, installation, architecture, photography, and more...), as well as a major political activist for democracy and human rights, making him one of the leading critical voices against... More »
By Uri Aviv   
  
 
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