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Shockwave, Darkside (film review).

Shockwave, Darkside (film review).

I don’t often do film reviews, but I’ve got a new one posted over at http://sfcrowsnest.org.uk/shockwave-darkside-movie-review/ for science fiction war movie (and meditation on religion/humanity) Shockwave, Darkside. It’s in the same vein as Monsters from 2010 as far as being a small indie production, rather than a product of the Studio system (e.g. not soaked, or stewed in […]

August 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Fight the dead, fear the living.

Fight the dead, fear the living.

Walking Dead Season 3 is hitting the TV screen this October on both sides of the big pond. Here’s a little zombied-to-the-hilt trailer to get you going.

July 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Halo: Forward Unto Dawn.

Halo: Forward Unto Dawn.

There’s a trailer for the new film for Halo: Forward Unto Dawn – looks a little like Halo meets Starship Troopers.

July 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
Who ‘Q’ – you?

Who ‘Q’ – you?

James Bond has just hired a new quartermaster – yes ‘Q’ is back in the Skyfall movie! UK actor Ben Whishaw is the lord of the deadly gadget. We’ll also be seeing Ben in the movie version of science fiction novel (in parts), Cloud Atlas.

July 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
David Cronenberg’s movie, Cosmopolis

David Cronenberg’s movie, Cosmopolis

Whenever David Cronenberg does a film, you know to expect something a long way removed from car chases and the usual Hollywood usual. And so it goes with Cosmopolis (based on the Don DeLillo book). This is a dystopian near-future cyberpunkish tale of a world living through a continual capitalist hyper-depression, dominated by super-powerful investment […]

July 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Omnicorp – protecting your cities with extreme violence.

Omnicorp – protecting your cities with extreme violence.

Here’s a corporate trailer for Omnicorp (aka the teaser for the new Robocop reboot). Omnicorp – protecting your cities with extreme violence.

July 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Elysium

Elysium

There’s a new pic out from the scifi film Elysium (by that District 9 wunderkind, Neill Blomkamp). This is of Max (Matt Damon), a low-life blackmailed into helping the rich orbital near-space-based overclass into keeping their society safe from all the dirt-poor groundworms on Earth. Sounds like an updating of the Eloi/Morlocks divide. In fact, […]

July 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
New Hobbit photos

New Hobbit photos

There’s some great new pictures for The Hobbit movie from Peter Jackson hitting the streets now via Entertainment Weekly. Looking good, Peter, looking good. Still not sure about the choice to go for two movies, though.

July 3, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Dredd your judgement.

Dredd your judgement.

Well, I promised you the full trailer for the new Judge Dredd movie, and I wouldn’t want to break my word – in the mega-cities, that crime no doubt carries the punishment of exile to the Cursed Earth. And I’m no stinking mutie, perp!

June 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Judge Dredd teaser trailer.

Judge Dredd teaser trailer.

The teaser trailer for everyone’s favourite MegaCity One lawman has arrived, creep, and drokk it if it doesn’t send you running to the sweet store in search of a little more Umpty eye candy. The super-sized real trailer is promised soon, and will arrive bouncing like one of the League of Fatties on a blubber […]

June 20, 2012 | By | Reply More