Author archive for scifiMethods

  • Scifi Short Film: “Interview With A Time Traveller” by James Cooper

    By scifiMethods on October 6, 2014
    I loved this super little short’s great use of dialogue and sound design in a simple setting. Have a watch and you’ll find yourself being drawn in by the neatly unfolding events. Interview With a Time Traveler from James Cooper on Vimeo. Produced & Directed by James Cooper (@cooper_jim) Written by Peter Rowley (@typingfaster) Director of Photography: Pasha Patriki, csc […]
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  • 1987 RoboCop nighclub scene music was by Al Jourgensen of Ministry

    By scifiMethods on February 7, 2014
    Unsurprisingly, it turns out that the perfectly fitting Cyberpunk-style music from the nightclub in the original RoboCop film was produced by Ministry’s Al Jourgensen, under the project name PTP (Programming The Psychodrill). The track oozes the era’s “Wax Trax!” industrial sound, and also features lyrics (by Ogre of Skinny Puppy) which are unheard in the film. Don’t remember how awesome […]
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  • Scifi Short Film: “The Final Moments Of Karl Brant” by M.Francis Wilson

    By scifiMethods on January 26, 2014
    The subject of copying a human personality by recording someone’s memories is soon to get the Hollywood treatment in the upcoming Johnny Depp film “Transcendence”. This great short film from last year explores dark side of this concept with some cool special effects, immersive art direction and moody sound design. Starring: Paul Reubens, Janina Gavankar, Fay Masterson, Jon Sklaroff, and […]
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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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  • 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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