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  • Film Review – Ender’s Game (2013)

    By scifiMethods on November 3, 2013
    Release date: 28th Oct 2013 (US) / 25th Oct 2013 (UK) Director: Gavin Hood Starring: Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin The original novel, “Ender’s Game” is an extremely popular book, loved by both hardened scifi fans and other readers alike. Needless to say that when it was announced that there was a $100m+ film adaptation […]
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  • The Neutrality of Technology in Elysium and Today

    By StevePestana on October 26, 2013
    The bolt spins into the mounting hole with precise rotations as blood seeps up from the skin under the neural interface computer. Max Da Costa, former car thief and ex-convict turned factory worker has a powered exoskeleton suit fixed to his body giving him super-human strength. In the dystopian Los Angeles of 2154 life is hard despite the existence of […]
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  • Scifi Short Film: “PostHuman” by Cole Drumb

    By scifiMethods on September 10, 2013
    Screaming out to be developed into a series or full-length film, this 6-minute short brings together themes from “Ghost In The Shell” and “Akira” with ruthless effect. We hope to be seeing a lot more of this. Director: Cole Drumb Producer: Jennifer Wai-Yin Luk Production company: Colliculi Productions Animation studio: Humouring The Fates Voice of Kali: Tricia Helfer Voice of […]
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  • Film Review – Elysium (2013)

    By scifiMethods on September 1, 2013
    Release date: 9th Aug 2013 (US) / 21st Aug 2013 (UK) Director: Neill Blomkamp Starring: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, William Fichtner. Ever since his outstanding debut film in 2009, “District 9”, Neill Blomkamp has been a name to watch amongst scifi filmmakers. With that film, the young South African director was able to wrap up a compelling human […]
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  • Inspiration for the Future of Space

    By StevePestana on August 1, 2013
    “Anything that one man is capable of imagining, other men will be capable of making a reality” — Jules Verne The technological marvel that is the Nautilus from Jules Verne’s “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” compared to the massive nuclear powered submarines that roam Earth’s oceans today provides an excellent example of a science fiction story predicting future technologies. But […]
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  • Scifi Short Film: “Thousandth Street” by Alexis Amant, Jérémy Nguyen, Ghali Ouazzanay & Maxime Servoise

    By scifiMethods on July 21, 2013
    Today’s short film is a visual and auditory feast. These French student filmmakers clearly set out to create a homage to everyone’s favorite Future-Noir masterpiece (that’s Blade Runner, by the way) and have absolutely succeeded in that aspiration. The 7-minute film features beautiful neon-drenched imagery and superb music by Perturbator as a police officer uses cybernetic implant technology to investigate […]
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