Category Archives: Sci-Fi

The Humanity Bureau

Release 2017

Genre Action, Sci-Fi

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Director: Rob W. King
Writers: Dave Schultz
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Hugh Dillon, Sarah Lind, Vicellous Shannon, Jakob Davies
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6143568/

A dystopian thriller set in the year 2030 that sees the world in a permanent state of economic recession and facing serious environmental problems as a result of global warming.

Radius

Release 2017

Genre Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Caroline Labrèche, Steeve Léonard
Stars: Diego Klattenhoff, Charlotte Sullivan, Brett Donahue, Andrea del Campo, Robert Borges
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6097798/

Liam wakes from a car crash with no memory of who he is. As he makes his way into town to look for help, he finds only dead bodies, all with strange pale eyes. Liam's first assessment is that a virus is present in the air, but he soon discovers the horrible truth: anyone who comes within a 50-foot radius of him dies instantly.

Singularity

Release 2017

Genre Sci-Fi

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Director: Robert Kouba
Writers: Robert Kouba, Sebastian Cepeda
Stars: Carmen Argenziano, John Cusack, Eileen Grubba, Julian Schaffner, Jeannine Wacker
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt7312940/

In 2020, Elias van Dorne (John Cusack), CEO of VA Industries, the world's largest robotics company, introduces his most powerful invention--Kronos, a super computer designed to end all wars. When Kronos goes online, it quickly determines that mankind, itself, is the biggest threat to world peace and launches a worldwide robot attack to rid the world of the "infection" of man. Ninety-seven years later, a small band of humans remain alive but on the run from the robot army. A teenage boy, Andrew (Julian Schaffner) and a teenage girl, Calia (Jeannine Wacker), form an unlikely alliance to reach a new world, where it is rumored mankind exists without fear of robot persecution. But does this world actually exist? And will they live long enough to find out?

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets(HC)

Release 2017

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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Director: Luc Besson
Writers: Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mézières, Luc Besson
Stars: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2239822/

A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Shortwave

Release 2016

Genre Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Ryan Gregory Phillips
Writers: Thomas H. McDaniel, Ryan Gregory Phillips, Frank Ponce
Stars: Cristobal Tapia Montt, Sara Malakul Lane, Jay Ellis, Nina Senicar, Kyle Davis
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5152640/

A modern and unrelentingly tense psychological thriller based on a theory of the origins of shortwave radio frequencies, Shortwave is an unnerving reminder that some stones are best left unturned.

The Dark Tower

Release 2017

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

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Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Jeff Pinkner, Anders Thomas Jensen, Nikolaj Arcel, Stephen King
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, Tom Taylor, Dennis Haysbert, Ben Gavin
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1648190/

The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O'Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

The Emoji Movie

Release 2017

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

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Director: Tony Leondis
Writers: Tony Leondis, Eric Siegel, Mike White, John Hoffman
Stars: T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4877122/

Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.

War for the Planet of the Apes

Release 2017

Genre Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Matt Reeves
Writers: Mark Bomback, Matt Reeves, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Pierre Boulle
Stars: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Amiah Miller
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3450958/

After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Release 2017

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Director: Jon Watts
Writers: Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon Watts, Christopher Ford, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, Joe Simon, Jack Kirby
Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2250912/

Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man when a new threat emerges.

Anti Matter

Release 2016

Genre Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Director: Keir Burrows
Stars: Yaiza Figueroa, Philippa Carson, Tom Barber-Duffy, Noah Maxwell Clarke, James Farrar
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4881364/

Anti Matter (AKA Worm) is a sci-fi noir take on the Alice in Wonderland tale. Ana, an Oxford PhD student, finds herself unable to build new memories following an experiment to generate and travel through a wormhole. The story follows her increasingly desperate efforts to understand what happened, and to find out who - or what - is behind the rising horror in her life.

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