Tag: Sci-Fi

Prometheus

Prometheus

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel tells the story of two archaeologists, Elizabeth Shaw and her husband Charlie Holloway (Noomi Rapace and Logan Marshall-Green), who find an ancient pictograph in a cave of an alien lifeform pointing to the stars.  Interpreting the image as a an invitation from a powerful alien race, the archaeologists along with a […]

Looper

Looper

| September 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the future, time travel exists, but it’s illegal.  Only crime bosses can manage to use the technology to send people they want killed back in time to be wiped out by specialized assassins called Loopers.  A Looper will stand at a specific spot at a specific time with a shotgun and wait for their […]

4:44 Last Day on Earth

4:44 Last Day on Earth

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Having helmed several bleak, violent adventures in misanthropy, including The Driller Killer (1979) and Bad Lieutenant (1993), writer-director Abel Ferrara seems like a shoo-in to deliver a memorable apocalyptic thriller. And while his most recent film, 4:44 Last Day on Earth, is certainly a memorable end of days story, it keeps far away from thriller […]

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Sanctuary: Season 4

Sanctuary: Season 4

| July 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Sanctuary team are back for this fourth season of the Syfy original series, exploring bigger myths, deadlier monsters, and darker secrets than ever before.  If you’re unfamiliar with the series, it’s fairly simple.  Dr. Helen Magnus (Amanda Tapping) runs an institute known only as The Sanctuary, in which she keeps and protects a menagerie […]

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Prometheus: The Art of the Film

Prometheus: The Art of the Film

| July 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Arguably the best part of Ridley Scott’s latest film Prometheus is its production design, and a great sampling of that particular aspect of the film can take its place on your coffee table or your book shelf right next to the reissued The Book of Alien, Alien: The Illustrated Story and Colonial Marines Technical Manual […]

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Beyond The Black Rainbow

Beyond The Black Rainbow

| June 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

The human eye can distinguish about 10 million colors. Photoreceptor cells known as cones allow for this color-vision, and the greater amount of cones an organism possesses the more variants of color it can process. Humans have three, butterflies five and tropical Mantis Shrimp quite astonishingly have 16. Known as sea locusts by ancient Assyrians, […]

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Perfect Sense

Perfect Sense

| May 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

How many times can we be force fed the same movie about two beautiful, but damaged people trying to learn how to love again? What Perfect Sense does have going for it is its backdrop. The choice of a decaying world losing its senses may sound like an unlikely setting for a love story, and […]

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