Monday, October 3, 2022

Tag: Sci-Fi

Crimes of the Future (2022)

Title: Crimes of the Future
Rating: R
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Written by: David Cronenberg
Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux, and Kristen Stewart
Release Date: 6/2/2022
Running Time: 107 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

As the human species adapts to a synthetic environment, the body undergoes new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen), celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. Timlin (Kristen Stewart), an investigator from the National Organ Registry, obsessively tracks their movements, which is when a mysterious group is revealed… Their mission – to use Saul’s notoriety to shed light on the next phase of human evolution.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Michael and Frank for this submission


Men (2022)

Title: Men
Rating: R
Directed by: Alex Garland
Written by: Alex Garland
Starring: Jessie Buckley, Rory Kinnear, and Paapa Essiedu
Release Date: 5/20/2022
Running Time: 100 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

In the aftermath of a personal tragedy, Harper (Jessie Buckley) retreats alone to the beautiful English countryside, hoping to have found a place to heal. But someone or something from the surrounding woods appears to be stalking her. What begins as simmering dread becomes a fully-formed nightmare, inhabited by her darkest memories and fears.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: During the credits, a dandelion seed is floating around and by the end of the credits, it turns into a full dandelion flower head.

Special thanks to Michael, Frank, and Tony for this submission


Firestarter (2022)

Title: Firestarter
Rating: R
Directed by: Keith Thomas
Written by: Scott Teems
Based on the novel by: Stephen King
Starring: Zac Efron, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Sydney Lemmon, Kurtwood Smith, John Beasley, Michael Greyeyes, and Gloria Reuben
Release Date: 5/13/2022
Running Time: 94 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

For more than a decade, parents Andy (Zac Efron) and Vicky (Sydney Lemmon) have been on the run, desperate to hide their daughter Charlie (Ryan Kiera Armstrong) from a shadowy federal agency that wants to harness her unprecedented gift for creating fire into a weapon of mass destruction.

Andy has taught Charlie how to defuse her power, which is triggered by anger or pain. But as Charlie turns 11, the fire becomes harder and harder to control. After an incident reveals the family’s location, a mysterious operative (Michael Greyeyes) is deployed to hunt down the family and seize Charlie once and for all. Charlie has other plans.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Alisa, Frank, Clayton, and Luke for this submission


Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)*

Title: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Written by: Michael Waldron
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Xochitl Gomez
Release Date: 5/6/2022
Running Time: 126 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

Dr. Stephen Strange casts a forbidden spell that opens the doorway to the multiverse, including alternate versions of himself, whose threat to humanity is too great for the combined forces of Strange, Wong, and Wanda Maximoff.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Special thanks to Tony and Frank for this submission


Dual (2022)*

Title: Dual
Rating: R
Directed by: Riley Stearns
Written by: Riley Stearns
Starring: Karen Gillan, Aaron Paul, and Beulah Koale
Release Date: 3/18/2022
Running Time: 94 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

A woman opts for a cloning procedure after she receives a terminal diagnosis but when she recovers her attempts to have her clone decommissioned fail, leading to a court-mandated duel to the death.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Memoriam: In memory of Joonas Aukusti Tuohimaa

Special thanks to Tony and Frank for this submission


Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022)*

Title: Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Rating: PG
Directed by: Jeff Fowler
Written by: Pat Casey, Josh Miller, and John Whittington
Starring: James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Shemar Moore, Colleen O’Shaughnessey, Idris Elba, and Jim Carrey
Release Date: 4/8/2022
Running Time: 122 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search for an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Is this stinger worth waiting around for? Vote DownVote Up (+59 rating, 65 votes)

Special thanks to Robert and Michael for this submission


Morbius (2022)*

Title: Morbius
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Daniel Espinosa
Written by: Matt Sazama, Burk Sharpless, Art Marcum, and Matt Holloway
Starring: Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Adria Arjona, Jared Harris, Al Madrigal, and Tyrese Gibson
Release Date: 4/1/2022
Running Time: 104 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder, and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. What at first appears to be a radical success soon reveals itself to be a remedy potentially worse than the disease.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Is this stinger worth waiting around for? Vote DownVote Up (+23 rating, 55 votes)

Special thanks to Matthew and Frank for this submission


Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)

Title: Everything Everywhere All at Once
Rating: R
Directed by: Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert
Written by: Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert
Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan, Jenny Slate, Harry Shum Jr., James Hong, and Jamie Lee Curtis
Release Date: 3/25/2022
Running Time: 132 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

A hilarious and big-hearted sci-fi action adventure about an exhausted Chinese American woman (Michelle Yeoh) who can’t seem to finish her taxes.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In Loving Memory of Alexander Wang

Special thanks to Abraham, Gabe, and Frank for this submission


Adam Project, The (2022)

Title: The Adam Project
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Shawn Levy
Written by: Jonathan Tropper, T.S. Nowlin, Jennifer Flackett, and Mark Levin
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner, Walker Scobell, Catherine Keener, and Zoe Saldana
Release Date: 3/11/2022
Running Time: 106 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?

A time-traveling pilot teams up with his younger self and his late father to come to terms with his past while saving the future.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Offseason (2021)*

Title: Offseason
Rating: NR
Directed by: Mickey Keating
Written by: Mickey Keating
Starring: Jocelin Donahue, Joe Swanberg, Richard Brake, Melora Walters, Jeremy Gardner, and April Linscott
Release Date: 3/11/2022
Running Time: 83 minutes

IMDb

What did you think of this film?

After receiving a mysterious letter, a woman travels to a desolate island town and soon becomes trapped in a nightmare.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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