Sci-Fi

Surrogates (2009)

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Jonathan Mostow is the director of Surrogates, another of his noted films was U-571(which he was also the writer). The last film he directed, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines(2003)  performed well below industry expectations. Surrogates  based on a 2005–2006 comic book. It’s the year 2017 and everybody lives in isolation using remotely-controlled robots to […]

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Tremors (1990)

Ron Underwood is the director of Tremors, his first feature film. His next movie City Slickers (1991) was a big commercial success, the next two, Mighty Joe Young (1998)  and The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002) were huge failures. The handymen team of Val (Kevin Bacon) and Earl(Fred Ward)  live and work  in Perfection, Nevada.  […]

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Death Race 2000 (1975)

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Death Race 2000 was  directed by Paul Bartel. Bartel also directed two other noted cult classics, Eating Raoul (1982) and Lust in the Dust (1985). The movie is set in the year 2000, the world has been destroyed by a financial crisis, political parties have formed into a single party that unifies both the church […]

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Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

The movie is from a Ray Bradbury’s novel, where a totalitarian society has banned books in order to eliminate independent thought, firemen are paid to burn books instead of put fires out. François Truffaut directs and writes the screen play for this movie. While Fahrenheit 451 doesn’t blow me away, it’s engrossing and does a […]

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