Bert I. GordonAn aggressive land developer takes a boatload of prospective buyers to a reclaimed swamp in the southeast. While there, the group is attacked by a swarm of huge ants, the results of genetic mutation after exposure to atomic wastes. A battle for survival ensues, the fate of the Earth hanging in the balance.
Drake DoremusIn a colourless, post-apocalyptic futuristic society - known as The Collective - inhabitants have been genetically modified between conception and birth to be "emotion-free." Emotion, love, and sex have been outlawed and are considered dangerous to society with punishment of death for anyone breaking the law. Silas (Nicholas Hoult), an illustrator in The Collective, mysteriously starts experiencing feelings and finds himself drawn to his co-worker Nia (Kristen Stewart). As they desperately try to keep their feelings for each other secret, with the authorities closing in, they realise escape may be their only option.
Brian Trenchard-SmithWhen a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice! A US research vessel sits on a calm Antarctic Ocean studying the thinning of the ozone when suddenly a blast of sub zero air strikes the vessel, causing the horrific and instant deaths of the crew. When Jack Tate (Michael Shanks, Stargate SG1), a brilliant, yet troubled physicist learns about the bizarre deaths of his colleagues, he tries desperately to piece together the chain of events. Connecting a solar eclipse to a sudden drop in temperature of the mesosphere, and a rip in the ozone layer, Jack concludes that these elements have combined to create the ultimate disaster - a new ice age!
Diego HallivisLyndsy Fonseca ('Kick-Ass') and Linda Hamilton ('The Terminator') star in this metaphysical time travel thriller. Helen Phillips is a young engineer struggling with the heartbreak of the recent suicide of her husband, a physics genius and co-founder of Curvature Research. He was on the cusp of his greatest professional triumph - a time machine prototype shrouded in secrecy - until his long-simmering depression became uncontrollable. Helen’s grieving is interrupted when she wakes up one morning, disheveled and panicked, with her memory damaged. The phone rings and a voice, sounding uncannily like her own, warns her that she’s in danger. Soon, Helen is on the run from unknown pursuers while she follows a trail of clues she seems to have left for herself to find. She quickly realizes that she has traveled thirty-six hours back in time, but why? Is it to uncover the truth about her husband’s death? Or is it, as she soon suspects, to stop the past version of herself from committing a
Volker SchlöndorffFollowing a coup, America is a country still at war with itself and ruled by a repressive Bible-inspired regime. Past pollution means only 1% of women can bear children, and female criminals found to be potential mothers are put into an institution run by 'Aunt Lydia' to be indoctrinated. One such is Kate, who then seduces Fred, a higher-up in the security forces, to attempt to procreate. Fred's wife Serena, is jealous and vicious, and the State's grip seems to be tightening. But Kate still has her own mind, and is finding that some other people are prepared to resist.
Aaron Jackson & Sean C. StephensTop recruits at a prestigious tech company create a particle accelerator in their garage and discover a pathway to an alternate universe. As their days and nights unfold they begin to discover that others seek their machine to advance sinister agendas...Agendas that they intend to fulfill at any cost.
Jalmari HelanderDo you believe in Santa Claus? On the eve of Christmas a young boy sets out to discover the truth behind several strange goings on in his small isolated village. Why have all the reindeer been slaughtered? Who took all the hairdryers and radiators? And where have all the children gone? Seal the chimney. Lock the doors. Hide your children. This year the real Santa Claus is coming to town.
Jenni IversThe future of humanity hangs in the balance, as a race against time to find the bloodline of Judas Iscariot begins. When Lexi Smith, a simple college student, finds herself in the middle of an all-out spiritual war, she is forced to trust a complete stranger. Kidnapped, rescued, then in hiding, she knows she has to act, but will she have enough time to save humanity?
Olatunde OsunsanmiIn remote Alaska, citizens have been mysteriously vanishing since the 1960s. Despite multiple investigations, the truth behind the phenomena had never been discovered - until now. While video taping therapy sessions with traumatised patients, psychologist Dr. Abigail Tyler (Milla Jovovich) unwittingly exposes terrifying revelations of multiple victims whose claims of being visited by alien figures all share disturbingly identical details. Based on actual case studies, The Fourth Kind uses Dr. Tyler’s never-before-seen archival footage alongside dramatic reenactments to present the most disturbing evidence ever documented in this provocative thriller critics are calling “terrifyingly real...The most shocking alien abduction movie to date.” (Tim Anderson, bloodydisgusting.com)
Andrew NiccolWhat if everything you love was taken from you in the blink of an eye? The Host is the next epic love story from the creator of the "Twilight Saga," worldwide bestselling author Stephenie Meyer. When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie Stryder (Saoirse Ronan) will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about — Jared (Max Irons), Ian (Jake Abel), her brother Jamie (Chandler Canterbury) and her Uncle Jeb (William Hurt), proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world.
Richie MehtaMarried couple Marika (Gillian Anderson, TV’s The Fall) and Gabriel (Rufus Sewell, The Holiday, A Knight’s Tale) spend their lives researching the most controversial and dark corners of physics. Until one day when everything changed…Catching a flight to deliver a lecture set to change the face of modern science, Gabriel mysteriously disappears, leaving Marika and their son Erol, (Academy Award-nominee Haley Joel Osment, The Sixth Sense) confused and alone with no clues or explanation. Years pass by, until a bizarre discovery throws Marika and Erol’s lives into a new dimension as a glimmer of hope that Gabriel is still alive reveals itself. But in order to try and bring him home, they must risk all they think they know about the universe to change the parameters of reality forever.
Griff FurstOn a remote patch of swamp, an illegal animal smuggling deal goes bad and a vicious creature is released into the river. Meanwhile at the Broussard family-owned Gator Shed restaurant a disgruntled customer and their whole pen of gators are mangled to bits by whatever has gotten loose. In the commotion, Rachel Broussard, the head of the clan, catches a glimpse of a massive, armored, shark! The crooked town sheriff pins the deaths that pile up on the Broussard's "escaped" pack of gators when he's the one who brokered the shark deal to begin with! Unwilling to go down without a fight, Rachel and her family - with the help of a mysterious stranger named Charlie, take on the swamp shark in order to clear their names, save the restaurant, and prevent the unwitting folks at the upcoming Gator Fest from being torn to shreds!
Gerald McMorrowSet between the parallel worlds of contemporary London and the futuristic faith-dominated metropolis of Meanwhile City, "Franklyn" weaves a tale of four souls, whose lives are intertwined by fate, romance and tragedy. As these worlds collide, a single bullet determines the destiny of these four characters.
Yasuaki NakajimaA Third World War has come to an end, leaving behind a trail of devasted landscapes. A man takes a risk and leaves his bunker to seek food. During his search he finds two men and a woman, and is confronted with a question greater than survival.
Victor SalvaYou've never experienced anything quite like Powder -- the uplifting, must-see hit that audiences and critics loved! Harassed by classmates who won't accept his shocking appearance, a shy young man known as Powder struggles to fit in. But the cruel taunts stop when Powder displays a mysterious power that allows him to do extraordinary things. This phenomenon changes the lives of all those around him ... in ways they never could have imagined. Hollywood stars Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park) and Mary Steenburgen (Philadelphia) lead a top-notch cast in this unforgettable story of hope and wonder.
Peter Hyams"This science-fiction epic delivers all the goods" (The Creature Features Movie Guide) A federal marshal on an outer-space mining colony uncovers deadly secrets, triggering a showdown. Oscar(R) winner Sean Connery lays down the law in Peter Hyams' sci-fi sizzler.
Andrew NiccolSet in a futuristic world where everyone’s personal information is public and crime has been virtually eliminated, Detective Sal Frieland (Clive Owen) is faced with a series of shocking murders committed by an unidentifiable killer. As he delves into the case, Frieland encounters a woman with no identity (Amanda Seyfried). This apparently minor glitch becomes the first clue that the security of society has been compromised, sending Frieland on a mission to hunt a person who doesn’t exist before they kill again.
Adam Stein & Zach LipovskyKept locked inside the house by her father, 7-year-old Chloe lives in fear and fascination of the outside world where Abnormals create a constant threat - or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what's really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn't so simple, the danger is very real.
Tarsem SinghIn this provocative psychological science fiction thriller, an extremely wealthy man (Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley) dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man (Ryan Reynolds). But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body’s origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause.
Paul McGuiganRiveting Sci-Fi action-thriller Push is set in a deadly
world of psychic espionage where the ability to move
objects using only the mind, see the future, create new
realities and kill without ever touching the victim can
turn a person into a lethal weapon - or a target. A young
man (Chris Evans - Sunshine, Fantastic Four) and a
teenage girl with extraordinary gifts (Dakota Fanning -
War of the Worlds) take on a clandestine agency in a
battle they can win only if they change the future.
Timur BekmambetovSet in contemporary Moscow, Night Watch uncovers the other-world battle that upholds a 1000-year-old truce between the forces of Light and the forces of Darkness. For centuries, the undercover members of the Night Watch have policed the world’s Dark Ones -- the vampires, witches, shape-shifters and sorcerers that wage treachery in the night -- while the Dark Ones have a Day Watch that in turn polices the forces of Light. The fate of humanity rests in this delicate balance between good and evil but that fate is in jeopardy. From the Director of Wanted
Sion SonoHumanoid delivery woman Yoko Suzuki (Megumi Kagurazaka) makes her rounds through space, landing on isolated planets and meeting near-extinct human beings along the way. Whispering to Yoko is the child-like voice of her spaceship's operating machine. Neither understands why humans have the need to send each other seemingly insignificant objects that take years to be delivered.
Jeff NicholsWriter/director Jeff Nichols proves again that he is one of the most compelling storytellers of our time with the sci-fi thriller“Midnight Special.” A provocative, genre-defying film as supernatural as it is intimately human, it follows a father, Roy (Michael Shannon), who goes on the run to protect his young son, Alton (Jaeden Lieberher), a boy with mysterious powers that even Roy himself cannot comprehend. What starts as a race from religious extremists and local law enforcement quickly escalates to a nationwide manhunt involving the highest levels of the Federal Government. Risking everything, Roy is committed to helping Alton reach his ultimate purpose, whatever that might be and whatever it costs, in a story that takes audiences on a perilous journey from Texas to the Florida coast, while exploring the bonds of love and trust, and the nature of faith.
Robert WiseDirected with clinical precision by Academy Award® winner Robert Wise, this compelling account of the earth’s first biological crisis is perhaps the most chillingly realistic science fiction thriller ever made. After an errant satellite crashes to Earth near a remote New Mexico village, the recovery team discovers that almost everyone in the town are victims of a horrible death, with the mysterious exception of an infant and an old homeless man. The survivors are brought to a state-of-the-art laboratory descending five stories beneath the ground where the puzzled scientists race against time to determine the nature of the deadly microbe before it wreaks worldwide havoc. A trailblazer in the areas of special effects and inventive sets, The Andromeda Strain is based on Michael Crichton's best-selling novel that created national paranoia for its topical relevance to the first moon landing.
Jack SholderDaytime Emmy-nominee Michael Nouri ("The Terminal," TV's "The O.C.") and Emmy-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Kyle MacLachlan (TV's "Desperate Housewives," "Twin Peaks") star as Tom Beck and Lloyd Gallagher, a pair of Los Angeles police detectives assigned to stop a crime spree being perpetrated by what seems to be an alien intruder. When detective Tom Beck is teamed with Lloyd Gallagher to solve a puzzling case, he seems to notice the same odd gait and look in Gallagher's eyes that he has seen in the criminals. What he doesn't see at first is that, like the criminals, Gallagher is not human, that he has been sent to earth to apprehend an extraterrestrial criminal in this sci-fi thriller that has become a cult classic.
Chris CarterWhen a group of women are mysteriously abducted, it becomes a case right out of The X-Files™. The best team for the job is ex-agents Fox Mulder and Dr. Dana Scully, who have no desire to revisit their dark past. Still, the truth of these horrific crimes is out there somewhere…and it will take Mulder and Scully to find it.
Paul VerhoevenWhat would you do if you were invisible? How far would you go? After years of experimentation, Dr. Sebastian Caine, a brilliant but arrogant and egotistical scientist working for the Defense Department, has successfully transformed mammals to an invisible state and brought them back to their original physical form. Determined to achieve the ultimate breakthrough, Caine instructs his team to move on to Phase III: human experimentation. Using himself as the first subject, the invisible Caine finds himself free to do the unthinkable. But Caine's experiment takes an unexpected turn when his team can't bring him back. As the days pass, he grows more and more out of control, doomed to a future without flesh as the HOLLOW MAN. Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue and Josh Brolin star in this intense thriller filled with extreme suspense, terrifying twists and incredible special effects.
UnknownEnjoy incredible footage from the Henson archives in THE DARK CRYSTAL. Travel back in time to the faraway planet of Thra. Cheer on the Mystics as they fight to overthrow the evil Skeksis and take back control of their planet! When Jen, a member of the Gelfling tribe, sets out to find the crystal's missing shard, his dangerous journey brings him face to face with monsters at every turn. Determined to restore peace to their planet, Jen will not back down! From the brilliant imagination of Jim Henson, this masterpiece of animation recounts the timeless tale of good vs. evil and has become a cult favorite of children and grown-ups alike!
Marco KreuzpaintnerSet in a world of sorcery and suspense, Krabat is a dark but uplifting adventure for all ages. Medieval Europe has been decimated by the Thirty Years War and the Plague. Krabat, a fourteen year old orphan lives on the margins of society, travelling from village to village to beg out a meagre existence. Life is relentlessly grim, until Krabat's dreams direct him to a remote watermill. The Mill Keeper offers him the chance to become an apprentice, and Krabat accepts only to find himself drawn into a world of magic and dark arts. His new found powers are intoxicating but fellow apprentice Tonda (Daniel Bruhl) warns him to leave. As dark secrets are revealed, the mood becomes ominous and Krabat knows he must escape. Only by enlisting the help of a local village girl can he hope to elude the forces of Evil... but is it too late? Based on the best-selling novel by Otfried Preussler, this film version of Krabat is an impeccably crafted fantasy set in a stunning Alpine backdrop that rivals Pet
Martin WoodAn elite military unit (SG-1) must flee back to Earth when two members of their team inexplicably disappear into thin air. But they return to a world in which the Stargate -- an Ancient device which allows them to travel to hundreds of planets -- was never discovered, and their own history has been erased. Now they must convince a dubious government and military that the timeline was altered by a powerful Alien enemy (Ba'al) in order to conquer Earth, and time is not on their side.
Josef RusnakThe barriers that separate fantasy from reality are shattered in this stylish, mind-jarring thriller, where two parallel worlds collide in a paroxysm of deception, madness and murder. On the thirteenth floor of a corporate tower, high-tech visionary Douglas Hall (Craig Bierko, The Long Kiss Goodnight) and his high-strung colleague, Whitney (Vincent D'Onofrio, Men In Black), have opened the door to an amazing virtual world - circa 1937 Los Angeles. But when the powerful leader of their secret project (Armin Mueller-Stahl, Shine, The X-Files) is discovered slashed to death, Hall himself becomes the prime suspect. Arriving from Paris is the beautiful and mysterious Jane Fuller (Gretchen Mol, Rounders), claiming to be the murder victim's daughter. Her instant, magnetic attraction to Hall only further blurs the lines of what is real. Is he the killer? Is the inscrutable Jane somehow connected? To find the answers, Hall must cross the boundaries into the simulated reality he has helped creat
Edward James OlmosStarting before the events of the miniseries, our story focuses on familiar characters including Cylon Number One, known as Cavil, Resistance Leader Sam T. Anders and Chief Galen Tyrol. During the chaotic aftermath of the destruction, two powerful Cylon agents struggle with plots and priorities on the human ships that fled, and among the resistance fighters who were left behind. The Cylons had a plan from the beginning, but it didn't count for one thing: survivors.
Fred M. WilcoxA dutiful robot named Robby speaks 188 languages. An underground lair provides astonishing evidence of a populace a million years more advanced than Earthlings. There are many wonders on Altair-4, but none is greater or more deadly than the human mind. Forbidden Planet is the granddaddy of tomorrow, a pioneering work whose ideas and style would be reverse-engineered into many cinematic space voyages to come. Leslie Nielsen portrays the commander who brings his spacecruiser crew to the green-skied Altair-4 world that's home to Dr. Morbius (Walter Pidgeon), his daughter (Anne Francis), the remarkable Robby...and to a mysterious terror. Featuring sets of extraordinary scale and the first all- electronic musical soundscape in film history, Forbidden Planet is in a movie orbit all its own.
Robert C. CooperLt. Colonel Cameron Mitchell, Lt. Colonel Samantha Carter, Dr. Daniel Jackson, Vala Mal Doran and the alien, Tealc, all members of the elite Stargate SG-1 team, travel to the ruins of Dakara in hopes of finding the fabled Ark of Truth. Built by the Alterans, (builders of the stargates), millions of years before, this ancient artifact may be the sole means remaining to defeat the Ori armies who have thus far proven unstoppable in their quest to conquer the universe in the name of their religion, Origin.
Daniel PetrieIn this charming, funny and very moving sequel to the hit film Cocoon, the adventurous old-timers who left Earth for the alien utopia, Antarea, return on a rescue mission. Although accustomed to their new peaceful, problem-free planet, they realize the joys they left behind after they are reunited with their stunned families. Yet for all their happiness, they must once again confront the human frailties of their past.
Paul DonovanTwo months after the planet is ravaged by nuclear war, astronauts Howe (Tim Choate), Jordan (Kate Lynch, 'The Twilight Zone') and Walker (John Walsch, 'Blow Out') are forced to return to earth - now an apocalyptic wasteland consumed by radiation and roamed by cannibal gangs. Forced into desperate pacts with unlikely allies, among them eccentric survivalist Vinny (Maury Chaykin, 'WarGames'), the astronauts must draw on all their resourcefulness to survive this brave new world. Bearing more than a passing resemblance to George Miller's Ozploitation classic 'Mad Max', 'Def-Con 4' is an inventive and action-packed low budget sci-fi romp, elevated by a pounding score by New World stalwart Christopher Young ('Hellraiser') and making its UK High Definition debut with this brand new restoration from Arrow Video.
UnknownDirector John Carpenter presents a romantic science fiction odyssey starring Jeff Bridges as an innocent alien from a distant planet who learns what it means to be a man in love. When his spacecraft is shot down over Wisconsin, Starman (Bridges) arrives at the remote cabin of a distraught young widow, Jenny Hayden (Karen Allen), and clones the form of her dead husband. The alien convinces Jenny to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he isn't picked up by his mothership in three days, he'll die. Hot on their trail are government agents, intent on capturing the alien, dead or alive. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion.
Vincent WardCumbria, 1348 - the year of the Black Death. Griffin, a young boy, is plagued by apocalyptic visions which he believes could save his village. Encouraging a small band of men to tunnel into the earth, they surface in 1980s New Zealand and a future beyond their comprehension but must complete their quest.
Tom PatonIn a world on the brink of environmental collapse, mass migration to neighbouring planet, Rhea, is humanity's final hope for survival. The only problem is, in the sixteen Earth years since the first humans landed on Rhea, two hundred and eighty-eight years have passed on the new planet and the existing population are no longer welcoming new arrivals, with the Rheans having set up a space blockade to shot down any ship that tries to cross into their territory. 'Earther', Bran, has big dreams of a better life in this new world, but the odds are stacked against him. Finding himself the lone survivor of a failed emigration attempt, his escape pod floats mindlessly in space and his oxygen is running low. His only chance of survival is to hook up to a rogue Rhean supply ship called The Nysa running on auxiliary power. But after finding the crew on board The Nysa dead, it seems Bran may have more than just a hostile planet to worry about. An intense interstellar thriller with an impressive ca
James HillFar from the eyes of a world he disdains reigns a genius inventor and the fabulous subaquatic world he has built--Captain Nemo and the Underwater City. 1850s. When a sailing ship sinks in mid-ocean, the survivors are rescued by a mysterious submarine, whose captain (Robert Ryan) ferries the survivors to the ocean floor and a fabulous underwater city enclosed by a giant, transparent dome. While some of the new guests are content to wander the city and marvel at its scientific wonders, United States Senator Robert Fraser (Chuck Conners) plots a way to escape and complete his peace-keeping mission to Europe.
Jóhann JóhannssonTwo billion years ahead of us, a future race of humans finds itself on the verge of extinction. Almost all that is left in the world are lone and surreal monuments, beaming their message into the wilderness.
Luke ArmstrongWhen Issac wakes up inside a strange room he discovers he's actually a prisoner, who has been sent into space to start Earth's first off world colony as a new punishment. Worse still, he finds he has a cellmate, Alana, who is hell bent on blowing them up and destroying everything. Solitary is a claustrophobic British sci-fi thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat until the explosive climax.
UnknownAcademy Award and Golden Globe-winner Jack Nicholson ("Something's Gotta Give") -- in a dual role -- heads an all-star cast in Academy Award- nominee Tim Burton's ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "Tim Burton's Corpse Bride") black comedy about the planet-wide pandemonium that ensues when "little green men" from Mars come to gleefully terrorize Earth. Several people from across America, including the President of the United States, try to defend themselves against the alien invasion. Also starring Academy Award-nominee, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Glenn Close ("The Stepford Wives," "Fatal Attraction"), Golden Globe-nominee Pierce Brosnan ("The Matador," the "James Bond" series), Academy Award- nominee and Golden Globe-winner Annette Bening ("Being Julia," "American Beauty"), Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Sarah Jessica Parker ("The Family Stone," TV's "Sex and the City"), Emmy-winner Martin Short (TV's "Primetime Glick," "Three Amigos!"), Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Michael J. Fox
Steve WangHaving been smuggled out of the mysterious Chronos Corporation by one of its researchers, a bio-weapon known as the “Guyver” unit – which transforms its holder into a lethal super-being – ends up in the hands of Sean, a young martial arts student. Sean soon finds himself in the sights of the Chronos Corporation and its mutant henchmen, who’ll stop at nothing to retrieve the weapon.
Mark WatersWelcome to St. Vladimir’s Academy where blood runs thicker than water and school can be murder. Rose and Lissa are best friends at St. Vladimir’s hidden boarding school for vampires. As well as the usual trials – confusing boys, bitchy girls and blood-sucking teachers – someone, or something, is out to get them. When they try to run away they are quickly recaptured and plunged straight back into a world of dangerous secrets and cryptic threats. Can they unravel the mystery of their unknown enemy before they drop out… forever?
John HuddlesIn an eerie dystopian reality, a group must decide who, out of them, stays alive and who must die! The 'chosen ten' must be selected based on their skill set and value to perpetuate the human race. A nail-biting and desperate fight for survival that blurs the lines between theory and reality, starring Bonnie Wright (Harry Potter), James D’Arcy (Dunkirk) and Rhys Wakefield (True Detective).
Paul WeitzWelcome to the Cirque Du Freak, a traveling sideshow filled with magical creatures, misunderstood freaks, and the mysterious vampire, Larten Crepsley (John C. Reilly). Drawn to the dark, unpredictable world of the Cirque, 16-year-old Darren (Chris Massoglia) decides to trade in his ordinary life for a chance to become an immortal vampire. As Darren explores his newfound powers and faces unexpected enemies, he’ll find that his existence as a member of the undead is filled with more challenges, suspense and fun than he ever thought possible. Based on the best-selling book series and co-starring Salma Hayek, Ken Watanabe, and Willem Dafoe, it’s a fast-paced, suspenseful journey critics call, "Imaginative!" (Peter Hall, Cinematical.com)
Elliot Weaver & Zander WeaverProfessional space scientists by day, amateur astronomers by night, three friends park their car on a lone hilltop for another night of stargazing. While scanning the airwaves they uncover a coded message hiding in the static - what they believe is an alien signal. Unable to authenticate their discovery with other astronomers, the friends realize they are the sole witness to mankind's greatest discovery. With their limited gear and sheer willpower, they now race to record, prove and share their breakthrough before it is lost, but the truth they uncover will change our world forever. Inspired by 80s and 90s era adventure and set over the course of one night, Cosmos is a contemporary sci-fi movie exploring the thrilling first hours of first contact - offering spectacle and thrills through the eyes of three ordinary men who learn as much about each other as they do about our place in the Universe.
Mathieu KassovitzIn the darkly futuristic world of Babylon A.D., the rules are simple: kill or be killed. Hard-hitting action superstar Vin Diesel stars as Toorop, a ruthless mercenary hired to smuggle a mysterious young woman from the post-apocalyptic confines of Eastern Europe to the glittering megalopolis of New York City. Hunted at every turn, Toorop spirits his charge across a nightmarish wasteland only to uncover a shocking secret that will bring the entire world to its knees. Eye-popping action and mind-blowing science fiction clash head-on in this hard-edged thriller, where the only rule is survival.
Timo VuorensolaThe Star Trek universe is given a comedy makeover in this unmissable feature-length sci-fi adventure spoof that’s packed with spectacular space action, incredible visual effects and hilarious comedy. Captain James B. Pirk of the Starship C.P.P. Kickstart and his crew, Commander Dwarf and Commander Info, find themselves stranded on 21st Century Earth after an adventure to save the planet from hostile aliens. But as the prospect for humanity looks increasingly bleak, Pirk comes up with a questionable plan to save the future of mankind...Created by an ingenious band of Star Trek fans this terrific sci-fi comedy will have you gripped all the way through to its stunning conclusion! Wreck on!
Jon KrollA young Bohemian artist falls in love with a human-eating alien who transforms into the person it ingests. Fun and fantasy are at its best with an opportunity to see Michael Dorn, Star Trek's Worf, without his Klingon make up.
Karyn KusamaExpertly trained. Ruthlessly efficient. Academy Award-winner Charlize Theron stars as Aeon Flux, the underground operative fighting totalitarian rule in 25th-century Earth's last living city. Aeon is the rebels' best hope of overthrowing the oppressively sterile, perfect society. But while on assignment to gun down the government's leader, Aeon uncovers a web of startling secrets that could completely change the world's future in this gripping sci-fi action thriller based on the ground-breaking MTV animated series.
Andrew NiccolIn a society of the genetically engineered, Jerome (Ethan Hawke), a natural birth, assumes the identity of a member of the genetic elite to pursue his goal of traveling into space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation. However when Jerome is suspected of murder, his dreams begin to unravel.
Bruce McDonaldControversial shock-jock Grant Mazzy (Stephen McHattie, Watchmen) has been kicked-off the Big City airwaves and is now the early morning host at small-town CLSY Radio in sleepy Pontypool, Ontario. What begins as another boring day of school bus cancellations quickly turns deadly when reports start piling in of people developing strange speech patterns and committing horrendous acts. But theres nothing coming in on the news wires. Is this really happening? Before long, Grant and the station staff find themselves trapped as they discover the insane behaviour taking over the town is actually a deadly virus spread through language itself. Do they stay on air in hope of being rescued or are they providing the virus with its ultimate leap over the airwaves and beyond?
Spike JonzeInnovative director Spike Jonze collaborates with celebrated author Maurice Sendak to bring one of the most beloved books of all time to the big screen in "Where the Wild Things Are," a classic story about childhood and the places we go to figure out the world we live in. The film tells the story of Max, a rambunctious and sensitive boy who feels misunderstood at home and escapes to where the Wild Things are. Max lands on an island where he meets mysterious and strange creatures whose emotions are as wild and unpredictable as their actions. The Wild Things desperately long for a leader to guide them, just as Max longs for a kingdom to rule. When Max is crowned king, he promises to create a place where everyone will be happy. Max soon finds, though, that ruling his kingdom is not so easy and his relationships there prove to be more complicated than he originally thought.
Domonic SmithAnnie is the resident sceptic on a radio program devoted to UFO sightings, alien theories and unexplained phenomena of suspected extraterrestrial origin. She doesn’t believe a word. But when strange sounds begin coming from the sky around the world, Annie’s boss and coworkers begin acting strange. She blacks out, loses time, and the love-interest neighbour next door goes from sweet to creepy. Annie suspects something is in the air. Or is it the water? Annie must fight for her life to discover a truth impossible for her to believe.
Harald ZwartClary Fray (Lily Collins– Abduction) thinks she is just an ordinary teenager living in Brooklyn, but everything changes one night when in a downtown club she encounters the mysterious and charismatic Jace (Jamie Campbell Bower – The Twilight Saga), and witnesses a shocking murder. Drawn into a dark and dangerous new world where half-angel warriors battle to save humanity from demonic forces, Clary learns the extraordinary truth about her family and the part she must play to determine the fate of the world.
Joe LynchKnights of Badassdom follows three best friends (Peter Dinklage, Steve Zahn and Ryan Kwanten) and dedicated LARPers (Live Action Role Players) as they take to the woods to reenact a dungeons and dragons-like scenario fresh out of the mythical Middle Ages. Trouble arises after they unwittingly conjure up some serious evil in the form of a blood-lusting Succubus, from the pits of hell. Fantasy and reality collide on the Fields of Evermore in an all-out epic battle of make-believe wizards, demons and assorted mythical creatures. Their courage and friendship is put to the test.
Gus HolwerdaA group of young Miskatonic University scientists invent a time machine, only to learn that they are being manipulated by mysterious, unseen forces. When Ryan Winrich (Jason Spisak of Young Justice) begins to recall forgotten events from his past, a ruinous endgame unfolds -- masterminded by strange, otherworldly beings that have influenced him since childhood.
Rupert SandersScarlett Johansson stars in the visually stunning Ghost in the Shell, an action-packed adventure set in a future world where people are enhanced with technology. Believing she was rescued from near death, Major (Johansson) becomes the first of her kind: a human mind inside an artificial body designed to fight the war against cyber-crime. While investigating a dangerous criminal, Major makes a shocking discovery – the corporation that created her lied about her past life in order to control her. Unsure what to believe, Major will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery of her true identity and exact revenge against the corporation she was built to serve.
Tony Dean SmithIn this time-bending cerebral science-fiction thriller, a man afflicted with clairvoyance tries to change his fate when a series of events leads to a vision of his own imminent murder. Awarded as Best Feature at the Philp K. Dick Film Festival, among a slew of other awards and accolades, Volition is a tightly-wound puzzle of a ride.
David TwohyVin Diesel (XXX, The Fast and the Furious) stars in this electrifying special-effects-fueled action spectacular! After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, reluctant hero will emerge as humanity's champion - and the last hope for a universe on the edge of annihilation. Powered by groundbreaking visual effects and pulse-pounding, thrill-a-minute action, The Chronicles of Riddick is "a roller coaster ride that leaves you kicking and screaming for more!" (Hollywood Hotwire)
Michael AlmereydaIn the near future, a time of artificial intelligence: 86-year-old Marjorie (Lois Smith - East of Eden) - a jumble of disparate, fading memories - has a handsome new companion (Jon Hamm - Mad Men) that looks exactly like her deceased husband Walter. This is a Prime, a holographic simulation programmed by Marjorie's daughter (Geena Davis - Thelma & Louise) and her husband Jon (Tim Robbins - The Shawshank Redemption) to feed the story of her life back to her. But as their interactions develop it becomes clear that each of them has a very complex relationship with their shared histories, with each other, and with this new technology they've invited into their home. Based on Jordan Harrison's Pulitzer-nominated play, Marjorie Prime is an exquisite exploration of memory and identity featuring stellar performances from its all-star cast.
Ib MelchiorFour astronauts explore Mars and find they are anything but welcome. Strange, horrifying creatures try to kill them, and when they attempt to lift off, a giant amoeba-like monster envelops the ship. They finally succeed in breaking away, and make it back to Earth. Once safely home, a message from Mars warns humans never to return.
Matteo GarroneFrom the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis; to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king; to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.
Rodrigo CortésFive emotionally fragile teens are committed to Blackwood, a mysterious school for gifted and disturbed girls. Mesmerized by the intense head mistress Madame Duret, at first, they think they have found a place where they can finally flourish academically and artistically. However, the mystery deepens as they break through layer after layer of misdirection to discover the true, horrifying purpose of the school.
Lucile Hadzihalilovic10-year-old Nicolas lives with his mother on a remote island, in a village inhabited solely by women and young boys. In a hospital overlooking the ocean, all the boys are subjected to a strange medical treatment. Only Nicolas questions what is happening around him. He senses that his mother is lying to him, and is determined to find out what she does with the other women at night, on the beach. What he discovers is the beginning of a nightmare into which he is helplessly drawn. But in Stella, a young nurse at the hospital, Nicolas finds an unexpected ally.
Phillip NoyceThe haunting story of The Giver centres on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colourless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community’s memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community’s secret past. With this newfound power of knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined – a matter of life and death for himself and those he loves most. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all – a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before. Starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgård, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush and Taylor Swift, The Giver is based on Lois Lowry’s beloved young adult novel of the same name, which was the winner the 1994 Newbery Medal and has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.
James Ward ByrkitA mind-bending and reality-shattering ride through alternate realities. As a group of friends gather for an evening dinner party, an astrological anomaly heralds the start of a mystery in which everyone’s life is thrown into chaos. As they each struggle to make sense of their world, the story twists through sci-fi and horror.
J. Michael StraczynskiTimes change. Dangers remain. 10 years after he became President of the Interstellar Alliance, Sheridan prepares for a fateful Babylon 5 reunion that could prevent Earth's impending doom...if he will also compromise his core principles. Meanwhile, commander Lochley confronts an unexpected interloper on the way station - a being whose presence makes the B5 freeport the crossroads between heaven and hell. In Voices in the Dark, Series creator J. Michael Straczynski reunites with stars Bruce Boxleitner and Tracy Scoggins in two richly imagined stories set after the events of the original series. Richly imagined, too, is Straczynski's vision of the 23rd century (including a dazzling New York City) - a vision made more spectacular via filmmaking technology unavailable during the original series.
Ryan SmithWhen two bus crash survivors (Steven Strait, Karolina Wydra) awake to discover that they are the only people left in their small town, they must form an unlikely alliance in a race to unravel the truth behind their isolation. As strange events begin to unfold, they start to question whether the town they know so well is really what it seems.
Marcus NispelIn an untamed, primordial America, 500 years before Columbus will reach its shores, unfolds an epic battle between love and hate that will change one man's destiny and the future of a nation: Pathfinder. This action-adventure saga recreates one of the most riveting, yet never-before-seen, eras in human history – when Viking "dragon" ships from the mysterious Norse lands arrived out of nowhere to invade a pristine North America. Inspired by historical findings, yet forged with the magic and style of a modern graphic novel, Pathfinder comes to life in a cinematic experience filled with intense and primal action.
Douglass TrumbullResearch scientists Louise Fletcher ("One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest") and Christopher Walken ("The Deer Hunter") invent a machine that can record sensory experiences only to have devastating results when Fletcher records her own death. Starring Oscar-winners Fletcher, Walken, Natalie Wood ("Splendor in the Grass," "West Side Story") and Cliff Robertson (TV's "Falcon Crest," "Charly") with dazzling visuals from special effects guru/director Douglas Trumbull ("2001: A Space Odyssey," "Close Encounters of the Third Kind").
Byron HaskinFrom a space wheel 500 miles above the Earth, commander Samuel Merritt (Walter Brooke) and his men (including Eric Fleming and Benson Fong) construct a sleek robot, then receive orders providing their new craft's destination: Mars! But once the spaceship is underway, doubts surface. Merritt questions the audacity of humankind's reach for the heavens. He calls it blasphemy and threatens to destroy the mission. Five-time Oscar. winner George Pal (The War Of The Worlds) produced this adventure rooted in the '50s understanding of space exploration... and heightened by the awareness that no matter how advanced science becomes, human weaknesses remain.
Christopher Sun Lap Key"On discovering the carnal delights of first love, a young scholar sets out to the Pavilion of Ultimate Bliss to pursue a life of wild orgies and pure sexual pleasure. Here he begins an erotic odyssey to reach the height of sexual prowess - but perfection comes at a high price and what begins as an arousing adventure is soon revealed to be a deadly path of destruction… Featuring absolutely everything from jaw-dropping sexual feats to mind-bending martial arts, this stunning new film is an eye-opening adventure that you’ll never forget!
Rob BowmanBased on the award-winning television series, The X-Files feature film follows FBI Special Agents Mulder and Scully as they are drawn into a web of intrigue while investigating the mysterious bombing of a Dallas office building and the secrets buried inside. The X-Files movie delves deeply into the series' mythology, further exploring the intrinsic relationship between Mulder and Scully, and ultimately exposes the truth behind a project that threatens to irrevocably alter the future of mankind.
David HewlettFrom David Hewlett (Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Cube) comes DEBUG, a nerve-shredding sci-fi horror starring Jason Momoa (Conan the Barbarian, TV’s Game of Thrones). Sent in to deep space, six young hackers are attempting to debug the computer systems of a massive derelict space freighter. While they struggle to clear out the viruses, the team fall prey to the ship's vengeful artificial intelligence (Momoa), a program that would kill to be human. As the fractious team is forced to match wits with this rogue program, they discover that the ship holds a deadly secret, and a fate far worse than death.
Oliver HirschbiegelThe Invasion tells the story of a mysterious epidemic that alters the behavior of human beings. When a Washington D.C. psychiatrist (Nicole Kidman) discovers the epidemics origins are extraterrestrial, she must fight to protect her son, who may hold the key to stopping the escalating invasion.
Joss WhedonA passenger with a deadly secret. Six rebels on the run. An assassin in pursuit. When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything - or anyone - to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But, the greatest danger of all may be on their ship. From the mind of Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel) comes a new edge-of-your-seat adventure loaded with explosive battles, gripping special effects and fantastic new worlds!
Brad BirdOctober, 1957. Nine-year-old Hogarth Hughes (Eli Marienthal) lives in Rockwell, Maine, a seemingly idyllic town. Hearing stories of a UFO that crashed into the sea, Hogarth, always on the lookout for mutant aliens, finds a huge, metal-eating robot (Vin Diesel) with an insatiable curiosity and equally insatiable appetite. But the extraterrestrial's presence unleashes a wave of Cold War paranoia that threatens to engulf Rockwell unless Hogarth and his 50-foot friend can stop it. Acclaimed animation director and writer Brad Bird brings his creative talents to the big screen in this unique tale of two heroes. In times like these, you really find out what your friends are made of...sometimes it's metal, if your best buddy's The Iron Giant. Based on the book The Iron Man by Ted Hughes.
UnknownMaximilian Cohen (Sean Gullette) is on the verge of the most important discovery of his life. For the past ten years, he has been attempting to decode the numerical pattern beneath the ultimate system of ordered chaos - the stock market. As Max verges on a solution, chaos is swallowing the world around him. Pursued by an aggressive Wall Street firm set on financial domination and a Kaballah sect intent on unlocking the secrets behind their ancient holy texts, Max races to crack the code, hoping to defy the madness that looms before him. Instead, he uncovers a secret for which everyone is willing to kill.
Cornel WildeNo room to run! No place to hide! Maddened by fear they turn against each other! An environmental catastrophe destroys civilization. Thousands are starving. Millions are dead. Resources are used up, poisoned and polluted. Found among the survivors are the Custance clan. Led by father John (Nigel Davenport) and mother Ann (Cornel Wilde's spouse and frequent collaborator Jean Wallace), the Custance clan sets out on a quest for safety in a savage world that may just end up turning them into the very thing they are fleeing. Actor-turned-independent director Cornel Wilde created 8 unique films over the span of two decades. But nothing prepared the audiences of 1970 for the sights that awaited them in No Blade of Grass. Raw, uncompromising and violent –maybe too much so, as the film went largely unseen. Now available in a full, uncut edition, No Blade of Grass can at last be seen in all its grim, daring, gory glory.
Jabbar RaisaniAfter barely surviving a hostile invasion from an unknown alien species, mankind’s military powers joined forces to form the United Defence Force in a bid for survival. A decade later and the UDF has managed to force the enemy back to a final pocket of resistance in Pakistan patrolled by the soldiers based at Outpost 37. The world has long presumed that the war is over but little do they know that the aliens are planning a second attack, one the human race will not survive, and the handful of men left at Outpost 37 are all that stands between them and total annihilation.
Alex ProyasSeparated from his wife Emma (Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Jennifer Connelly –"A Beautiful Mind," "Requiem for a Dream"), amnesiac John Murdoch (Rufus Sewell – "A Knight’s Tale," "The Illusionist") awakens alone in a strange hotel to learn he is wanted for a series of brutal killings but he can't remember if he did or didn't commit these murders. Indeed, most of his memories have completely vanished, and he becomes the focus of interest for both mad genius Dr. Schreber (Emmy Award and Golden Globe-winner Kiefer Sutherland – TV's '24," "Phone Booth") and sympathetic detective Frank Bumstead (Academy Award-winner and Golden Globe-nominee William Hurt – "Kiss of the Spider Woman," "Broadcast News"). Attempting to unravel the twisted riddle of his identity, Murdoch encounters a group of ominous beings known as the Strangers, shadow-like figures who have collective memory and posses the ability to stop time and alter physical reality through a process called The Tuning. F
David CronenbergIn a remake of the 1958 cult classic, a young scientist transforms himself into a fly in an experiment gone horribly wrong. Seth Brundle, a brilliant but eccentric scientist attempts to woo investigative journalist Veronica Quaife by offering her a scoop on his latest research in the field of matter transportation, which against all the expectations of the scientific establishment have proved successful. Up to a point, Brundle thinks he has ironed out the last problem when he successfully transports a living creature, but when he attempts to teleport himself a fly enters one of the transmission booths, and Brundle finds he is a changed man.
UnknownJ.J. Abrams STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS is the best-reviewed blockbuster of the year. When a ruthless mastermind known as Khan (Benedict Cumberbatch) declares a one-man war on the Federation, Captain Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto), and the daring crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise will embark on the greatest manhunt in history. It will take all of their skills and teamwork to defend Earth and eliminate Khan’s threat in this “sleek, thrilling epic.” (Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly)
Lotte Reiniger & Carl KochConsidered by many to be the first full-length animated film, the story of Lotte Reinigers mesmerizing work is taken from THE ARABIAN NIGHTS. A wicked sorcerer tricks Prince Achmed into riding a magical flying horse. The heroic prince is able to subdue the magical horse, which he uses to fly off to many adventures. While travelling, he falls in love with the beautiful Princess Peri Banu, and with the help of Aladdin must defeat an army of demons to win her heart. The entire film is animated using the silhouette technique, which employs movable cardboard and metal cutouts posed in front of illuminated sheets of glass.
Todar ChapkanovIn 1528, French settlers in the New World betrayed the Atakapa Indian tribe and rounded them up for slavery using a particularly vicious wolf. Using magic, the tribes Shaman entered the wolf, becoming the BENANDANTI, the legendary wolf-monster of vengeance. Today, in a small, post-flood town of Louisiana, history is repeating itself. Big Oil is taking advantage of the poor repressed townsfolk by taking their land at dirt cheap prices and killing their ecosystem. This betrayal of the native landowners awakens the Benandanti Wolf, and those responsible are being slaughtered one-by-one. Their only hope is Maria, a 22 year old girl who used to live here a a child, but has returned only to sell her property. As Maria and her childhood friend, Yale, try to stop the murderous wolf monster, Maria discovers shes tied to this lands history and the wolf more than she ever imagined.
Michael WinterbottomIt is the near future. Global warming has radically changed the climate and Cloning has become a reality. In this future, all citizens must carry a ‘Papelle’, a kind of insurance cover, passport and visa rolled into one that allows them access to the world’s overcrowded cities. Faking ‘Papelles’ is a major crime against the state. Seattle-based detective agent William Geld (Academy Award-winner Tim Robbins) has flown into Shanghai to investigate a set of fake ‘Papelles’ emanating from the Sphinx Insurance Agency. But William falls in love with the worker he suspects, Maria Gonzalez (Academy Award-winner Samantha Morton), and instead of reporting her, he names another employee. The case closed, he returns to his wife and son in Seattle, but is sent back to Shanghai when one of Maria’s clients dies whilst using a fake set of ‘Papelles’. Arriving in Shanghai, he discovers that Maria has left the city, and when he tracks her down, she appears to have no memory of him an
Stephen HopkinsDanny Glover stars in this electrifying sequel as a police lieutenant grappling with a pileup of mangled bodies found by his officers. But instead of being the work of feuding gangs, as he first thought, the vicious slayings have been perpetrated by a deadly, invisible alien creature. Now, not only is the alien in the urban jungle of Los Angeles – the lieutenant is its next intended target!
Leonard NimoyAdmiral Kirk's defeat of Khan and the creation of the Genesis planet are empty victories. Spock is dead and McCoy is inexplicably being driven insane. Then a surprise visit from Sarek, Spock's father, provides a startling revelation: McCoy is harboring Spock's living essence. With one friend alive and one not, but both in pain, Kirk attempts to help his friends by stealing the U.S.S. Enterprise and defying Starfleet's Genesis planet quarantine. But the Klingons have also learned of Genesis and race to meet Kirk in a deadly rendezvous.
Jack SmightRod Steiger plays the tattoo-covered title role in this fascinating vision of doom and danger based on the classic short story collection by futurist Ray Bradbury. Robert Drivas portrays a good-natured drifter who can't tear his eyes from Steiger's freakish illustrations. And Claire Bloom is the mysterious seductress who created the "art" that curses its bearer - and comes to life in a nightmarish trio of tales. Two spoiled children turn playtime into slay time (from The Veldt). Shipwrecked astronauts wander across a planet cursed by The Long Rain. And loving parents choose their children's fate when the end nears (from The Last Night of the World). Every one of The Illustrated Man's pictures tells a story. And every story ends in terror.
Nicholas MeyerIt is the 23rd century. The Federation Starship U.S.S. EnterpriseTM is on routine training maneuvers and Admiral James T. Kirk (William Shatner) seems resigned to the fact that this inspection may well be the last space mission of his career. But Khan is back. Aided by his exiled band of genetic supermen, Khan (Ricardo Montalban) - brilliant renegade of 20th century Earth - has raided Space Station Regula One, stolen a top secret device called Project Genesis, wrested control of another Federation starship, and now schemes to set a most deadly trap for his old enemy Kirk... with the threat of a universal Armageddon!