Tag: science fiction

Rise

Short Film Friday: Rise of the Robots

David Karlak ran a successful Kickstarter campaign and raised $38,000 to film his proof of concept short film, Rise. The plot description reads, “In the near future, sentient…

Saturdays with Stephen: 58 King Adaptations Ranked

Stephen King is one of the most prolific writers of our time, and also one of the most successful in terms of having his works adapted for the…

Why This Back to the Future Set Looks Familiar, and Other Easter Eggs

For anyone who has taken the Universal Studios tour, it’s no secret that thousands of films and television shows have been shot on the studio lot, and many…

Saturdays with Stephen: King Names Greatest Horror Movies

On September 8th, 1979, Stephen King appeared on the weekly radio show “Probabilities,” hosted by Richard Wolinsky and Lawrence Davidson at KPFA-FM in Berkeley, California. He was asked…

root of the problem

Short Film: The Root of the Problem

Right from the beginning, “The Root of the Problem” grabs you with a delightfully campy yet intense delivery. In this short film from 2012, Director Ryan Spindell ratchets…

Connected

Short Film: Connected

In “Connected,” Luke Gilford’s short filmĀ set in the near-future, Pamela Anderson plays Jackie, an aging looker having a mid-life crisis. Jane Fonda provides voiceover as a motivational speaker…

New

Short Film About Love Everlasting?

Since the golden age of science fiction, the idea of living forever through cryonics has been a fascination, but have we ever stopped to wonder if everlasting life,…

The Force Awakens: Star Wars 38 Years Later

If you had told me as I stood in line with my dad to see Star Wars in the summer of 1977 that I would take my own…

War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast

For young people living in the time of the world wide web and the 24 hour news culture, it can be hard to appreciate the reality of a…

Surviving the Apocalypse in Phoenix 9

The modern era of moviemaking has changed in one profound way. Prior to computer production methods, indie filmmakers produced low budget short films with minimal effects and hoped…