We were utterly creeped out by the “insomnia epidemic” novel Black Moon by Kenneth Calhoun. There have been other books and stories about a world where almost everybody suddenly can’t sleep recently—but Calhoun’s vision was especially horrific. So it’s great that this book is becoming a TV show.
Writer-director Mike Cahill made an impression with Another Earth, which used a science-fiction premise as the backdrop for a personal story. In his second feature, I Origins, the science-fictional premise is front and center — and you can see the downside of trying to tell a personal story about huge science-fiction…
Mike Cahill's new movie I Origins, out tomorrow, is about a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. And Cahill tells io9 he was absolutely determined to get the science right — not just having scientific advisers, but giving them headphones and planting them in front of monitors on set.
Mike Cahill's Another Earth was one of the most thought-provoking and gut-punching indie movies of the last few years. And now Cahill is back with I Origins, a complex thriller about the origins of life that's already sparking lots of debate. And we've got nine exclusive images!
Given the ever-expanding battle between those who trust science and those who believe in a supreme deity, I expect Mike Cahill's follow-up to Another Earth to raise quite a stir. In I Origins, a scientist experiences a phenomenon he can't explain with science — a crisis of faithlessness, if you will.
Sometimes it seems like every movie is either a sequel or a reboot. They remade Robocop and Godzilla. They're releasing sequels to the reboots of Spider-Man and Planet of the Apes. But there are still tons of original films in the pipeline. Here are over 50 forthcoming movies that aren't sequels, remakes or prequels.
In years past, the Sundance festival has helped to break the movies that we've wound up falling in love with. Movies like Robot & Frank and Upstream Color. So with this year's Sundance in full swing, which movies are you going to be hearing more about? We've rounded up some early reviews.