Posts tagged with ‘time-travel’

  • 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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  • Japanese scifi novel “All You Need Is Kill” being adapted as “Edge of Tomorrow” starring Tom Cruise

    By scifiMethods on July 21, 2013
    The next phase of Tom Cruise’s mission on earth (to be in all scifi films) will proceed with “Edge of Tomorrow”, which is scheduled for release in June 2014. Whereas his last scifi outing “Oblivion” wasn’t terrible, it certainly wasn’t particularly memorable as a scifi story. Edge Of Tomorrow, however, has got us quite excited right from the start, for […]
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  • 5 WEIRD THINGS ABOUT THE LOOPER FUTURE

    By Redfern on October 20, 2012
    I have to say, I liked Looper – but simple enjoyment is not enough to overwhelm my obsessive-compulsive desire to pick holes in everything. Now, I'm not going to do anything like analyse the main plot or Joseph Gordon Levitt's acting ability – it's been done elsewhere. I'm not even going to mention time travel. Instead I'm going to pick holes in something vital: tiny pieces of background information that should have no bearing on a sane person's enjoyment of the film.
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  • Film Review: Looper (2012)

    By scifiMethods on October 1, 2012
    Time travel. It's one of the most potential-enabling yet hazardous narrative devices available at a storyteller's disposal. Taking a plot apart on a chronological level is a dangerous game and the temptation to do so can lead many writers to inadvertently damaging their story's timeline beyond repair and alienating audiences. Looper takes on this challenge boldly and isn't afraid to play around with the concept in an extremely casual manner.
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