(SPOILERS) “Using an exploration of where we might be, to explore where it seems like we’re heading, in order to reveal exactly where we are.” CineFix compiles their favorite sci-fi films. They chose lots of obvious classics, but they also tipped their hat to many modern films.
Luc Besson’s first big sci-fi flick since The Fifth Element is shaping up to be a real visual humdinger, packed with amazing creatures, costumes, locations, vehicles, and effects. We have no idea if it’ll live up to the original graphic novels, but it’ll sure look pretty doing it.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 is back with a new crew, and headed to Netflix. Original creator Joel Hodgson is joined by Jonah Ray and Felicia Day, along with some surprise guests, as the gang is forced to watch a whole new crop of bad movies. April 14 can’t come soon enough.
“People are just gonna keep killing themselves.” This Netflix sci-fi drama is set in a world where a scientist has presented proof that the afterlife exists, and people start committing suicide in droves. Starring Robert Redford, Jason Segel and Rooney Mara. Drops 3/31/17.
Take a helping of Alien, a dash of Gravity, and a smidgen of The Thing, and you’ll have a good idea what to expect from this sci-fi thriller about a team aboard the ISS who discovers the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. Sadly for the crew, it turns out to be a complete dick.
Stålenhag’s follow up to Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood is still filled with paintings of Nordic countrysides invaded by mechanical beings and relics. But here a flood from a “huge abandoned underground facility” washed up strange organic creatures as well.
The universe is under attack by The Red Empire, a race of robots intent on wiping out all organic life. It’s up to the crew of the NX-01 Enterprise to stop them. Jürgen Kaiser’s stop-motion fan film is an incredible achievement and a true labor of love. (In German w/subtitles)
(PG-13 Language) Leigh Lahav and New Form Digital debut a hilarious new animated web series about a video store clerk who converts an old DVD player into a time machine, and the wacky antics that ensue for her and her friend whenever they play another disc.
A Netflix series which pays homage to ’80s sci-fi flicks like E.T. and Poltergeist, about a young boy who vanishes, and the community’s search for answers that leads to a web of government intrigue, and the discovery of strange supernatural forces. Premieres 7/15/16.