Speculative fiction in film.

‘Maleficent’ Trailer


Disney appears to be going dark with this trailer for their mondo-budgeted ($200 million) Maleficent.  Universal Studios took a similar path with Snow White and the Huntsman, which was a retelling of the Snow White fairy tale (not the Disney …

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The 7 Fails of Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3

I admit, I’m often behind the times when it comes to viewing movies, and I hadn’t planned on reviewing Iron Man 3 but after viewing it I just felt compelled.  Our house is way out in the sticks, and when …

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Sci-Fi Scenes: Deforestation, Predator, 1987

Predator Mini-gun

“Come on in, you fuckers. Come on in. Ol’ Painless is waitin.”  ~Blain Predator.  A movie about badass special forces being hunted by a badass alien in the steaming jungles of Central America.  A movie that teamed up Arnold Schwarzenegger and …

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‘Azarkant’ SciFi Short


Azarkant     In the future, a team of astronauts are sent on a ten year journey to a distant planet to find new life. On their way, they encounter a large, abandoned spaceship that is drifting in the orbit …

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‘WindMills’ Animated Short


WindMills is a nifty little animated short I ran across.  This was a graduation movie, made at the Georges Méliès School, and directed by Guillaume Bergère, Guillaume Coudert, Maria Glinyanova, Bruno Guerra, Charlotte Jammet.     In a dead world …

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Childhood’s End Movie Concept Art

Yes, the photo above is from the reboot of the television show V, but it goes a long way in showing what could have been (and what eventually could be) if a Childhood’s End movie is ever made. Childhood’s End …

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