Chances are you’ve never heard of “Stalker,” the landmark science-fiction film from 1979. Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, perhaps Russia’s greatest movie director, the movie tells the tale of an unnamed and enigmatic man known only as the Stalker, who leads people through “the Zone,” a government-enclosed area that had contact with an alien force and no longer holds itself to the rules of physics. On his latest journey, the Stalker… Continue reading 'Stalker' Sunday: Watch the Sci-Fi Classic For Free
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The Sci-Fi News: Akira Gets Japanese, Ender Gets a Hugo and Area 51 Gets Hurd
In the first bit of Akira casting news that makes any sense at all, Oscar nominated Japanese actor (and certified badass) Ken Watanabe has been offered the role of The Colonel in Jaume “Orphan” Collet-Serra’s remake of the classic anime. Gary Oldman was the first choice for the part, but Warner Bros… Continue reading The Last Sci-Fi Blog: 'Akira' Casts! 'Melancholia' Depresses! 'Prometheus' Prompts Snap Judgments!
Looking a little like Aphex Twin’s Come to Daddy with one kickass little girl who could easily be the younger sibling of Ellen Page in Hard Candy is the video for Skrillex’s (AKA Sonny Moore) First of the Year (Equinox). Moore’s work combines a rich dubstep bass with glitchy industrial-slanted synth, and the occasional electro house beat. Short filmmaker and music video maestro Tony Truand directed the… Continue reading Watch: Skrillex's 'First of the Year' Video is Like a Sci-Fi Version of 'Hard Candy'
Twitch Film and Movies.com once again present the International Trailer Domination Tour, a selection of the best – and occasionally the worst – trailers from upcoming international films. We took a wee break last week while I was off at the Fantasia Festival in Montreal but we’re back now with dystopic French science fiction, the latest from Wong Kar Wai, a Christmas angel with great big… Continue reading International Trailer Domination Tour: Wong Kar Wai, French Sci-Fi, Rabiit Horror 3D and More