One of the movies that showed great promise that it never quite managed to deliver on was Paul W.S. Anderson's Event Horizon. The space horror starred Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill and Kathleen Quinlan as members of a rescue vessel, the Lewis and Clark, sent to check on a distress signal sent from the Event Horizon, a…
Over at post-apocalyptic site Quiet Earth, we got a glimpse the concept trailer for a movie called Oculista that we hope will actually get made someday. It's a kind of steampunk fairy tale about the ways corporations trick people into doing back-breaking labor (the images of the factory, full of people on bicycles,…
We were very excited when, earlier this year, director Martin Villeneuve (younger brother of the much respected Dennis Villeneuve), provided us with an update on his project Mars et Avril.
In a futuristic insane asylum, the inmates fight to stay inside because the outside world has become so crazy. Welcome to the dark, Gilliam-esque world of Rania Ajami's Asylum Seekers.
Rammbock is a German zombie film that will be having its world premier at the Cannes film festival. It looks utterly incredible. German expressionism crossed with 28 Days Later.
Ever wake up and think: "Today I'd like to have my inner ears tied to a seven-story turbine as it vomits the inhabitants of an insane asylum, while my eyes are violated watching a conveyor belt sexually molest itself?"
Written and directed by Matthew Gordon Long, The Anachronism is short steampunk film which about two young children on a science expedition on a beautiful sunny day. Then they discover Septopus, a 14-foot robotic squid. We've got the full film.
Space Station 76 is billed as an interpersonal comedy with robots which is set on a space station. The concept work is fantastic. It looks like a cross between Buck Rogers and a swingers party. Beedi-beedi! Bring it on!
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo injects its pulpy, high-tech noir with references to Swedish/Nazi collaborators and secret societies. If you dig a well-executed suspense thriller, this movie plays like a master's guide on how it's done.
Is this really the first piece of concept art from Ridley Scott's movie of Joe Haldeman's The Forever War?
Despite what the ads show you, Cargo is not your typical space-station horror movie. It's Switzerland's first large scale science fiction film, and it's one that showcases enough smarts and skill that it ranks among scifi cinema's best.
The advance word (more like hopeful speculation, really) was that this would be the "Mexican District 9," but Monsters is a much more modest and subdued affair, and perhaps its greatest accomplishment is the establishment of its intriguing new mythology.
Do you feel like you're falling behind when it comes to the latest developments in post-apocalyptic pop culture? Now you never have to be out of the end-of-the-world loop again, thanks to the Quiet Earth blog, a fantastic compendium of all things apocalypse devoted to "making the post-apocalyptic genre mainstream."…