Archive for the ‘Sci-Fi’ Category

Lucy

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2014

Country: France

Runtime: 90 min

Languages: English

Director: Luc Besson

Tagline: The average person uses 10% of their brain capacity. Imagine what she could do with 100%.

 

Cast: Scarlett Johansson
Morgan Freeman
Min-sik Choi
Amr Waked
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Pilou Asbæk
Analeigh Tipton
Nicolas Phongpheth
Jan Oliver Schroeder
Luca Angeletti
Loïc Brabant
Pierre Grammont
Pierre Poirot
Bertrand Quoniam
Pascal Loison

 

Plot: It was supposed to be a simple job. All Lucy had to do was deliver a mysterious briefcase to Mr. Jang. But immediately Lucy is caught up in a nightmarish deal where she is captured and turned into a drug mule for a new and powerful synthetic drug. When the bag she is carrying inside of her stomach leaks, Lucy’s body undergoes unimaginable changes that unlocks her mind’s full potential 100%. With her new-found powers, Lucy turns into a merciless warrior intent on getting back at her captors. She receives invaluable help from Professor Norman, the leading authority on the human mind, and French police captain Pierre Del Rio. Written by LeiaSolo

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime: 130 min

Languages: English

Director: Matt Reeves

Tagline: One last chance for peace.

 

Writers: Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, 4 credits »

 

Cast: Andy Serkis
Jason Clarke
Gary Oldman
Keri Russell
Toby Kebbell
Kodi Smit-McPhee
Kirk Acevedo
Nick Thurston
Terry Notary
Karin Konoval
Judy Greer
Jon Eyez
Enrique Murciano
Larramie Doc Shaw
Lee Ross

 

Plot: A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

Earth to Echo

Monday, July 7th, 2014

All Genres:
Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime: 89 min

Languages: English

Director: Dave Green

Tagline: An adventure as big as the universe.

 

Writers: Henry Gayden (screenplay), Henry Gayden (story), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Teo Halm
Astro
Reese Hartwig
Ella Wahlestedt
Jason Gray-Stanford
Alga Smith
Cassius Willis
Sonya Leslie
Kerry O’Malley
Virginia Louise Smith
Peter Mackenzie
Valerie Wildman
Roger Hewlett
Mary Pat Gleason
Marilyn Giacomazzi

 

Plot: After receiving a bizarre series of encrypted messages, a group of kids embark on an adventure with an alien who needs their help.

Transformers: Age of Extinction

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime: 165 min

Languages: English

Director: Michael Bay

Tagline: The rules have changed

 

Cast: Mark Wahlberg
Stanley Tucci
Kelsey Grammer
Nicola Peltz
Jack Reynor
Titus Welliver
Sophia Myles
Bingbing Li
T.J. Miller
James Bachman
Thomas Lennon
Charles Parnell
Erika Fong
Mike Collins
Geng Han

 

Plot: After the battle between the Autobots and Decepticons that leveled Chicago, humanity thinks that all alien robots are a threat. So Harold Atinger, a CIA agent establishes a unit whose sole purpose is to hunt down all of them. But it turns out that they are aided by another alien robot who is searching for Optimus Prime. Cade Yeager a “robotics expert” buys an old truck and upon examining it, he thinks it’s a Transformer. When he powers it up, he discovers it’s Optimus. Later, men from the unit show up looking for Optimus. He helps Yeager and his daughter escape but are pursued by the hunter. They escape and Yeager learns from tech he took from the men that a billionaire tech magnate and defense contractor named Joshua Joyce is part of what’s going on so they go to find out what’s going on. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Edge of Tomorrow

Sunday, June 15th, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA | Australia

Runtime: 113 min

Languages: English

Director: Doug Liman

Tagline: Live, Die, Repeat

 

Writers: Christopher McQuarrie (screenplay), Jez Butterworth (screenplay), 2 credits »

 

Cast: Tom Cruise
Emily Blunt
Brendan Gleeson
Bill Paxton
Jonas Armstrong
Tony Way
Kick Gurry
Franz Drameh
Dragomir Mrsic
Charlotte Riley
Masayoshi Haneda
Terence Maynard
Noah Taylor
Lara Pulver
Madeleine Mantock

 

Plot: An alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world. Major William Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop-forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again…and again. But with each battle, Cage becomes able to engage the adversaries with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Blunt). And, as Cage and Vrataski take the fight to the aliens, each repeated encounter gets them one step closer to defeating the enemy. Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Friday, June 13th, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA | UK

Runtime: 131 min

Languages: English | Vietnamese | French

Director: Bryan Singer

Tagline: His past. Our future.

 

Writers: Simon Kinberg (screenplay), Jane Goldman (story), 2 credits »

 

Cast: Hugh Jackman
James McAvoy
Michael Fassbender
Jennifer Lawrence
Halle Berry
Nicholas Hoult
Anna Paquin
Ellen Page
Peter Dinklage
Shawn Ashmore
Omar Sy
Evan Peters
Josh Helman
Daniel Cudmore
Bingbing Fan

 

Plot: Sentinels, robots that were created for the purpose of hunting down mutants were released in 1973. 50 years later the Sentinels would also hunt humans who aid mutants. Charles Xavier and his X-Men try their best to deal with the Sentinels but they are able to adapt and deal with all mutant abilities. Charles decides to go back in time and change things. He asks Kitty Pryde who can send a person’s consciousness into the person’s past to send him but she can only send someone back a few weeks because if she sends someone back further it could harm them. So Logan decides to go back himself because he might be able to withstand it. So Charles tells him that it’s Mystique who’s responsible because when she learned about the Sentinels she sought out Bolivar Trask the man who created them and killed him. She would be caught and studied and her ability to change was somehow added to the Sentinels which is why they can adapt. Logan must go to the younger Charles and ask him to help; problem is… Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Godzilla

Friday, June 13th, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA | Japan

Runtime: 123 min

Languages: English | Japanese

Director: Gareth Edwards

Tagline: The world ends, Godzilla begins

 

Writers: Max Borenstein (screenplay), Dave Callaham (story)

 

Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson
CJ Adams
Ken Watanabe
Bryan Cranston
Elizabeth Olsen
Carson Bolde
Sally Hawkins
Juliette Binoche
David Strathairn
Richard T. Jones
Victor Rasuk
Patrick Sabongui
Jared Keeso
Luc Roderique
James Pizzinato

 

Plot: In 1999, the Janjira nuclear plant was mysteriously destroyed with most hands lost including supervisor Joe Brody’s colleague and wife, Sandra. Years later, Joe’s son, Ford, a US Navy ordnance disposal officer, must go to Japan to help his estranged father who obsessively searches for the truth of the incident. In doing so, father and son discover the disaster’s secret cause on the wreck’s very grounds. This enables them to witness the reawakening of a terrible threat to all of Humanity, which is made all the worse with a second secret revival elsewhere. Against this cataclysm, the only hope for the world may be Godzilla, but the challenge for the King of the Monsters will be great even as Humanity struggles to understand the destructive ally they have. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime: 136 min

Languages: English

Director: Shane Black

Tagline: In heroes we trust.

 

Writers: Christopher Markus (screenplay), Stephen McFeely (screenplay), 3 credits »

 

Cast: Scarlett Johansson
Sebastian Stan
Chris Evans
Cobie Smulders
Dominic Cooper
Hayley Atwell
Emily VanCamp
Samuel L. Jackson
Robert Redford
Frank Grillo
Callan Mulvey
Anthony Mackie
Stan Lee
Toby Jones
Jenny Agutter

 

Plot: Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier.

Under the Skin

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

All Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2014

Country: UK

Runtime: 108 min

Languages: English

Director: Jonathan Glazer

Tagline:

 

Writers: Walter Campbell (screenplay), Michel Faber (novel), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Scarlett Johansson
Paul Brannigan
Lynsey Taylor Mackay
Jessica Mance
Scott Dymond
Adam Pearson
Michael Moreland
Krystof Hádek
Jeremy McWilliams
Joe Szula
Lee Fanning
Steve Keys
Andrew Gorman
Kevin McAlinden
Gerry Goodfellow

 

Plot: An alien seductress preys upon hitchhikers in Scotland.

Transcendence

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2014

Country: UK | China | USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Wally Pfister

Tagline: What if a new intelligence was born?

 

Cast: Kate Mara
Johnny Depp
Rebecca Hall
Morgan Freeman
Cillian Murphy
Paul Bettany
Cole Hauser
Clifton Collins Jr.
Josh Stewart
Olivia Taylor Dudley
Cory Hardrict
Kristen Rakes
Wallace Langham
Falk Hentschel
Sam Webb

 

Plot: A terminally ill scientist downloads his mind into a computer. This grants him power beyond his wildest dreams, and soon he becomes unstoppable.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

All Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime: 92 min

Languages: Spanish | English

Director: Rob Minkoff

Tagline: Meet Mr. Peabody March 7

 

Writers: Jay Ward (based on the series produced by), Craig Wright (screenplay)

 

Cast: Ty Burrell
Max Charles
Lauri Fraser
Guillaume Aretos
Patrice A. Musick
Ariel Winter
Karan Brar
Joshua Rush
Stephen Tobolowsky
Allison Janney
Dennis Haysbert
Stephen Colbert
Leslie Mann
Zach Callison
Steve Valentine

 

Plot: Mr. Peabody is a business titan, inventor, scientist, gourmand, two-time Olympic medalist and genius…who also happens to be a dog. Using his most ingenious invention, the WABAC machine, Mr. Peabody and his adopted boy Sherman hurtle back in time to experience world-changing events first-hand and interact with some of the greatest characters of all time. But when Sherman breaks the rules of time travel, our two heroes find themselves in a race to repair history and save the future, while Mr. Peabody may face his biggest challenge yet – being a parent. Written by Juan Diaz

Divergent

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Neil Burger

Tagline: One choice can transform you

 

Writers: Evan Daugherty (screenplay), Vanessa Taylor (screenplay), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Shailene Woodley
Miles Teller
Theo James
Kate Winslet
Jai Courtney
Ansel Elgort
Zoë Kravitz
Ray Stevenson
Maggie Q
Ashley Judd
Tony Goldwyn
Mekhi Phifer
Christian Madsen
Ben Lloyd-Hughes
Casimere Jollette

 

Plot: Set in a futuristic dystopia where society is divided into five factions that each represent a different virtue, teenagers have to decide if they want to stay in their faction or switch to another – for the rest of their lives. Tris Prior makes a choice that surprises everyone. Then Tris and her fellow faction-members have to live through a highly competitive initiation process to live out the choice they have made. They must undergo extreme physical and intense psychological tests, that transform them all. But Tris has a secret that she is Divergent, which means she doesn’t fit into any one group. If anyone knew, it would mean a certain death. As she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly perfect society, this secret might help her save the people she loves… or it might destroy her. Written by anonymous

RoboCop

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

All Genres:
Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime: 118 min

Languages: English

Director: José Padilha

Tagline: We’ve got the future under control.

 

Writers: Joshua Zetumer (screenplay), Edward Neumeier, 1 credit »

 

Cast: Joel Kinnaman
Gary Oldman
Michael Keaton
Abbie Cornish
Jackie Earle Haley
Michael K. Williams
Jennifer Ehle
Jay Baruchel
Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Samuel L. Jackson
Zach Grenier
Aimee Garcia
Patrick Garrow
K.C. Collins
Daniel Kash

 

Plot: In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years – and it’s meant billions for OmniCorp’s bottom line. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to do it. When Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) – a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit – is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine pursuing justice. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

Welcome to Yesterday

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

All Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2014

Country: USA

Runtime:

Languages: English

Director: Dean Israelite

Tagline: To fix the past, would you risk your future?

 

Writers: Jason Pagan, Andrew Stark

 

Cast: Sofia Black-D’Elia
Amy Landecker
Jonny Weston
Ginny Gardner
Katie Garfield
Gary Weeks
Alexandra Bartee
Gary Grubbs
Cameron Fuller
Sam Lerner
Agnes Mayasari
Allen Evangelista
Michelle DeFraites
Patrick Johnson
Hillary Harley

 

Plot: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.

I, Frankenstein

Monday, December 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA | Australia

Runtime: 93 min

Languages: English

Director: Stuart Beattie

Tagline:

 

Writers: Stuart Beattie (screenplay), Kevin Grevioux (screen story), 3 credits »

 

Cast: Yvonne Strahovski
Miranda Otto
Bill Nighy
Aaron Eckhart
Jai Courtney
Caitlin Stasey
Kevin Grevioux
Aden Young
Deniz Akdeniz
Virginie Le Brun
Socratis Otto
Chris Pang
Angela Kennedy
Samantha Reed
Goran D. Kleut

 

Plot: Frankenstein’s creature finds himself caught in an all-out, centuries old war between two immortal clans.

Her

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 120 min

Languages: English

Director: Spike Jonze

Tagline:

 

Cast: Scarlett Johansson
Amy Adams
Olivia Wilde
Chris Pratt
Rooney Mara
Joaquin Phoenix
Portia Doubleday
Matt Letscher
Sam Jaeger
Cassandra Starr
Katherine Boecher
Alia Janine
Evelyn Edwards
Laura Colquhoun
Kelly Sarah

 

Plot: A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that’s designed to meet his every need.

Ender’s Game

Monday, October 28th, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 114 min

Languages: English

Director: Gavin Hood

Tagline: This is not a game

 

Writers: Gavin Hood (screenplay), Orson Scott Card (based on the book Ender’s Game by)

 

Cast: Hailee Steinfeld
Abigail Breslin
Harrison Ford
Asa Butterfield
Moises Arias
Ben Kingsley
Viola Davis
Andrea Powell
Nonso Anozie
Aramis Knight
Jessica Harthcock
Jimmy ‘Jax’ Pinchak
Brandon Soo Hoo
Han Soto
Conor Carroll

 

Plot: The Earth was ravaged twice by the Buggers, an alien race seemingly determined to destroy humanity. Seventy years later, the people of Earth remain banded together to prevent their own annihilation from this technologically superior alien species. Ender Wiggin, a quiet but brilliant boy, may become the savior of the human race. He is separated from his beloved sister and his terrifying brother and brought to battle school in orbit around earth. He will be tested and honed into an empathetic killer who begins to despise himself as he learns to fight in hopes of saving Earth and his family. Written by CrystalSinger45, Jesse Daniels, strouda56

About Time

Monday, October 28th, 2013

All Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

Release Year: 2013

Country: UK

Runtime: 123 min

Languages: English

Director: Richard Curtis

Tagline: A new funny film about love. With a bit of time travel.

 

Cast: Domhnall Gleeson
Rachel McAdams
Bill Nighy
Lydia Wilson
Lindsay Duncan
Richard Cordery
Joshua McGuire
Tom Hollander
Margot Robbie
Will Merrick
Vanessa Kirby
Tom Hughes
Clemmie Dugdale
Harry Hadden-Paton
Mitchell Mullen

 

Plot: At the age of 21, Tim Lake (Domhnall Gleeson) discovers he can travel in time… The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim’s father (Bill Nighy) tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can’t change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life-so he decides to make his world a better place…by getting a girlfriend. Sadly, that turns out not to be as easy as you might think. Moving from the Cornwall coast to London to train as a lawyer, Tim finally meets the beautiful but insecure Mary (Rachel McAdams). They fall in love, then an unfortunate time-travel incident means he’s never met her at all. So they meet for the first time again-and again-but finally, after a lot of cunning time-traveling, he wins her heart. Tim then uses his power to create the perfect romantic proposal, to save his wedding from the worst best-man speeches, to save his best friend from professional disaster and to … Written by Universal Pictures

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Monday, October 28th, 2013

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA

Runtime: 146 min

Languages: English

Director: Francis Lawrence

Tagline: Every Revolution Begins With a Spark

 

Writers: Simon Beaufoy (screenplay), Michael Arndt (screenplay), 1 credit »

 

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence
Josh Hutcherson
Liam Hemsworth
Elizabeth Banks
Sam Claflin
Woody Harrelson
Jena Malone
Alan Ritchson
Stanley Tucci
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Willow Shields
Donald Sutherland
Paula Malcomson
Amanda Plummer
Lenny Kravitz

 

Plot: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a “Victor’s Tour” of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) – a competition that could change Panem forever. Written by Bianca Capetillo

Gravity

Monday, September 30th, 2013

All Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Year: 2013

Country: USA | UK

Runtime: 90 min

Languages: English

Director: Alfonso Cuarón

Tagline: Don’t Let Go

 

Writers: Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás Cuarón

 

Cast: Sandra Bullock
George Clooney
Ed Harris
Eric Michels
Basher Savage

 

Plot: A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.