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Description: Les gouvernements des douze planètes s'apprêtent à conclure un accord de paix avec les Cylons, peuple cruel. Deux pilotes sont envoyés en reconnaissance mais seul l'un d'entre eux revient avec de mauvaises nouvelles. Le danger est imminent, les Cylons ont tendu un piège.
Description: In the year 2159, two classes of folks exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made zone station named Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, crashed Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a difficult line government ofﬁcial, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn’t stop the folks of World from trying to receive in, by any means they can. When unlucky Maximum (Matt Damon) is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting point that, if successful, will not only save his life, but should bring equality to these polarized worlds.
Description: Days away from her wedding to Steve Austin, Jaime Sommers experiences a mysterious breakdown of her Bionic limbs. With her physical fate unknown, Jaime calls off the wedding. Her condition quickly deteriorates, and Dr. Rudy Wells races to search the cause behind the breakdown. Meanwhile, in the Bahamas, terrorist Miles Kendrick takes control of the American Embassy and threatens the open of a nuclear missile. Steve and OSI operative Kimberly Harmon head to the Bahamas to stop Kendrick, but in the midst of the point Steve is suddenly stricken with the same pc virus that is destroying Jaime. (credit: http://bionic.wikia.com)
Description: Many years after a nuclear fight destroyed much of human kind, the survivors have created a fresh society where much of the work done by artificial beings referred to derisively by humans as "clickers". Humans are producing fewer and fewer kids and are less than a year away from having more artificial beings than humans. Most vociferous about the evolving case is the Order of Flesh and Blood, an organization that is out to ensure that humans remain dominant. Among them is Capt. Kenneth Cragis who becomes very concerned that his sister Esme has formed a relationship with one of the artificial beings. He quickly forms a close relationship with Esme's mate Maxine Megan. Soon, they learn a nice secret that affects them both directly.
Description: Rebecca is a disgraced scientists carrying out illegal experiments to confirm the existence and start travel between parallel universes.She accidentally cracks the problem. Her counterparts in neighboring universes are also working on the same trouble but they but they have their own agendas and things receive out of hand.
Description: Riots and Revolutions: Confronting the Times looks at the film's (Conquest of the Planet of the Apes) parallels to the trouble of race relations facing the United States at the time and the violent outbursts of the early 1970s. Also included is a look at the life and times of star Roddy McDowall and his contributions to the Apes series, the style and feel director J. Lee Thompson brought to the film, shooting locations, and the film's two endings.
Description: A potential disaster rocks a zone station and the lives of those on board in this suspense-filled science fiction drama. Konrad (Michael Pare) is a scientist who, while piloting a tiny spacecraft, accidentally crashes into Tesla, a laboratory in zone created and maintained by the Russian government. While accusations of sabotage and sinister intentions greet Konrad upon his arrival, in time he is agreed by the multinational crew. But as private tension starts to grow among the crew, it's learned that something is wrong with Tesla --something which should pull the zone station out of orbit and send it ruining to Earth. Faced with the distinct chance of a fiery death, the mood aboard Tesla turns from ugly to violent as Konrad and the others test to search a method to save the station -- and themselves
Description: The fresh owner of a roadside diner stuck in a city built around an everytime leaking nuclear power plant plans to torch the zone to accumulate insurance. However, an assortment of bizarre characters and weird happenings (such as spaceships flying around) gets in his way.
Description: A group of scientists are trying to produce the excellent soldier by cloning. The day the clone is born, Marty Stillwater, a mystery novel writer, feels that something strange is going on inside his body and mind. Seven years later, Marty discovers that his double has his same physical appearance but has the personality of a murderer.
Description: Each year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces every of its twelve districts to send a teenage man and woman to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Minigames are a nationally televised happening in which “Tributes” gotta war with one other until one survivor remains. Pitted vs highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Minigames their whole lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss gotta create impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival vs humanity and life vs love. The globe will be watching.
Description: Decades after a meteorite destroys much of life on Earth, young survivor Ryan Murphy travels to a military base as a fresh recruit. However, Murphy is really an agent investigating strange occurrences at the base, which is ruled by the unforgiving Sgt. Bradley. As Murphy trains with his fellow recruits and secretly looks into the disappearance of a friend, he uncovers a shocking secret that may change the fate of humankind.
Description: Unique detail (from War for the Planet of the Apes blu-ray) discussing the writing of the story, its themes, characters, and mood. Also discussed is the film's budget and production values, director J. Lee Thompson's contributions to the film, producer Arthur P. Jacobs's influence on the Apes series, and the sense of hope the final movie engendered in audiences.
Description: A squad of explorers explore a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a adventure to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they gotta war a terrifying war to save the future of the human race.
Description: In the near future, a friendly exploratory point to World from the planet Zenturia crashes on Mars's moon Phobos, and cosmonauts from the USSR are sent to the hard and risky rescue. Although this movie was never shown in the USA in its entirety, producer Roger Corman adapted the plot premise for his 1966 sci-fi-horror opus, QUEEN OF BLOOD, and utilized some of its unique results in that film.
Description: The citizens of Tokyo panic when they see UFOs in the sky. The aliens are benign, however, and have come to warn of a meteor on a collision course with Earth. As the meteor approaches, the Earth's atmosphere starts to heat up, and mankind gotta race to construct a weapon to destroy it.
Description: Christopher Gabriel suffers from constant terrifying nightmares. These dreams have been coming since childhood, and all his life Christopher tries to understand this disease, but no doctors or ebooks give answers. Suddenly, an unknown group of folks from various countries kidnap him and conduct a number of strange and cruel experiments. At first, it looks like one of his nightmares has come true, but gradually, he starts to realize that they know something necessary about him. Christopher also feels that something changes in him and suspects that he is not an ordinary guy. His dreams are the key to the answer.
Description: Less than a year after Geist activated the Death Force, which decimated most of Jerra's population, he has kept himself busy by dismantling the Death Force machines one by one. Most of the remaining human population have fled to a remote haven run by a warlord called Krauser. Krauser is other MDS unit, MD-01, who has a technology that hides his android fortress from the Death Force.
Description: A gritty mind-bending thriller about three twenty-somethings who search themselves in an impossible time labyrinth, where every day they awaken to the same terrifying day as the preceding one.
Description: THE COSMIC MONSTER (USA title, could appear above but field is locked!!) In a tiny English village, Dr. Laird and his assistants Gil Graham and Michele Dupont are conducting experiments with magnetic fields. The effects may have military apps as his equipment can rearrange molecules to create solid metal brittle or stiff metal pliable. Gil notices that the magnetic and affecting the village but Laird won't stop his tests. A mysterious stranger, known simply as Mr. Smith, assists them in solving few mysteries, including a series of attacks in a public park. Their best challenge is the sudden appearance of giant insects, bugs that have mutated as a effect of the experiments.
Description: A photographer and his model are on a image shoot in a forest when they receive the feeling they are being watched. The feeling becomes so powerful that they decide to slash their session short and leave. Later, when they develop the images they took, they explore what looks like alien monsters in the background.
Description: In 2020, after the colonization of the moon, the spaceships Vega, Sirius and Capella are launched from Lunar Station 7. They are to discover Venus under the command of Professor Hartman, but an asteroid collides and explodes Capella. The leader ship Vega stays orbiting and sends the astronauts Kern and Sherman with the robot John to the surface of Venus, but they have issues with communication with Dr. Marsha Evans in Vega. The Sirius lands in Venus and Commander Brendan Lockhart, Andre Ferneau and Hans Walter discover the planet and are attacked by prehistoric animals. They test a car to seek Kern and Sherman while collecting samples from the planet. Meanwhile John supports the two cosmonauts to survive in the hostile land.
Description: By A.D. 2010, all boys have died off quickly due to a dramatic change in the environment and an unknown contaminant. The population decreased to the lowest number ever seen...until only the girls were left alive. They live huddled in tiny corners of a globe mostly reclaimed by nature. There are those who agree their inevitable extinction and live a carefree life... There are those who test to continue on the race with the support of science... It is a society of constant conflict over their differences of principles and policies. The storyline takes zone in the center of Tokyo. It is one of the territories left for them. The conflict over the specimen of ICE and the possibility it may deliever to save humanity starts
Description: Azureus Rising is the proof of idea for a science fiction action journey detail movie saga and next gen video game. The 6 minute proof of idea - short film, has been featured on hundreds of blogs & sites around the world. Since it's premier on youtube.com May 17th, 2010 - Azureus has received more then half a million hits and counting. Azureus Rising has also won 8 awards to date including; Greatest Animated Film, Greatest Director, Greatest Visuals, Greatest Sound FXs and Greatest Original Score. Currently Azureus is in development to be a major motion picture and AAA video minigame title.
Description: Two rival race teams, the Teku and the Metal Maniacs, are recruited by Dr. Peter Tezla to race in the wonderful Racing Realms and retrieve the all-powerful AcceleChargers before they fall into the hands of the deadly Racing Drones. Our drivers race through the Storm and Swamp Realms.
Description: Soviet cinematographers created a progressively realistic photo of a adventure to the moon in these early days of unique effects. Scientist Pavel Sedikh grows impatient with the restrictions of the conservative Soviet zone institute in Moscow. Sedikh builds his own spacecraft, and accompanied by a female astronaut and a boy, he embarks on a the first human trip to the moon.
Description: Robert and Françoise Monier create a hot air balloon to fly to the stratosphere. After a visit to Venus, they return home, but have only aged 15 days whereas 25 years have passed on Earth.
Description: Chuck Toedan's the host of a gameshow featuring death row convicts competeing in life-or-death contests in hopes of cheating the executioner or, at the very least, winning some great prizes for their next of kin. Not surprisingly, Chuck has made more than a several enemies, from outraged viewers trying to ban his show, to families of losing contestants looking for revenge. A hitman hired by one such family has shown up at Chuck's office, and he'll need to enlist the support of his most outspoken critic to hold from ending up like most of his contestants.
Description: TRON: The Next Day is a 10-minute short film, released on the Blu-Ray edition of TRON: Legacy in April 2011, that fills in the backstory between TRON and TRON: Legacy. It details scenes from the real-world Flynn Lives ARG as well as purely in-universe content. The short movie also reveals the full chronology of the Flynn Lives Organization, naming Roy Kleinberg as the secret figure heading up the operation and Alan Bradley as its financial backer. Some scenes in the short also set up the storyline for a potential third film.
Description: Ex-DEA agent Jack receives an emergency message from his brother Phillip, whose squad was ambushed on the Caribbean island of St. Keith. Jack goes to St. Keith to search his brother, who has been turned into a cyborg by the drug runner he was after.
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After TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA and AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS it is most likely that the most famous of Jules Verne's games (the ones that most folks are familiar with) is his 1865 novel FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON, together with it's first sequel, the 1870 novel AROUND THE MOON. What fascinates everyone is that for all the errors we actually know of Verne's large cannon concept (it would crush and vaporize the zone travelers before they left the cannon's mouth) he was on goal on so many points. He felt the Americans would do it first (we did - though barely); It would be sent from Florida (near where Cape Kennedy is located, by the way); Texas would be necessary in the project (in the novel Texas wants the honor of being the website of the cannon, but in reality Nasa's central zone tracking center is in Houston); The capsule would be bullet shaped (not quite correct, but look at the rockets we used); The capsule would return to the world and land in the Atlantic, to be recovered by an American battleship. Great guesswork (or homework) Jules! To be fair to Verne, even his cannon concept was not a terrible one - it was more plausible than Cyrano de Bergerac's bottles of morning dew (which his poetic fancy told would lift the traveler) or Poe's gratis flying balloon in HANS PFALL. But what is not noticed by most readers (due to translations) is Verne's social and political satire. He liked Americans, but he recognized our bellicosity, self-image building (we everytime did it better than anyone else) and our economic and political expansionism. Verne, like many Frenchmen, supported Lincoln and the North in the Civil War, especially after the Emancipation Proclamation. In 1887 he wrote a two volume novel NORTH AND SOUTH, in which the Confederates are the villains. But he saw American enterprise as haphazard and not well planned. He was very critical of it in THE FLOATING ISLAND, where greed by American millionaires destroys a remarkable artificial island. Even in his first published novel, FIVE WEEKS IN A BALLOON, at a philosophical moment one of the characters tells that if the globe ever is destroyed an American will have a hand in it.So in the novel, the Baltimore Gun Club members are all leading engineers who helped the Northern cause by building better guns and cannon. Most of them are missing limbs as a result. The President of the club, J.P. Barbicane (in some versions his name is "Impey" Barbicane) has his limbs. His closest associate, the club's secretary, J.T. Maston, has most of his body, but has one hook for a hand. They are the only members with "in tact" bodies. The club is seeking something to do with it's time, after the Confederacy collapses. Barbicane suggests building the "Columbiad" (which, by the way, is the cannon, not the projectile) to travel or communicate with the moon. The plan is barely presented when Maston suggests using the cannon instead to annex Mexico! See - Verne has our bellicosity down quite pat.Barbicane has a wartime rival, one Captain Nicholl. Nicholl specialized in better and better armor. Barbicane specialized in better and better shells to pierce the armor. Nicholl will later become the leading critic of the scheme.Verne (in true life) was a mate of the prominent aeronaut and photographer, Nadar. Nadar became the model for the French adventurer Michel Ardan (note the anagram last name for "Nadar") who proposes traveling in the projectile to the moon. Barbicane and Nicholl end up joining him (while Maston will be in charge of carefully following their travel by strong telescope). The flight now had nice precision in detailing the length of the trip (four days) and in showing the nice result of weightlessness (Verne noted that by leaving the gravity field of world this would result). The capsule never lands on the moon (it couldn't, because if it had it would not have been capable of getting back. Verne explains that there is a miscalculation in the calculations of the trajectory. This enables the moon to support send the capsule back to earth.Nadar/Ardan is not in the movie. Nicholl does not become so fully involved and willing to work with Barbicane as the novel shows. George Sanders' Stuyvesant Nicholl ("Stuyvesant"?) remains hostile to Joseph Cotton's Victor Barbicane (what happened to "Impey") up to a several mins before the conclusion. There is no power X in the novel - no fresh energy source. The film was made in the 1950s, so the public had to think that Verne was thinking in terms of atomic power. Now he never did. There is no romance between the kids of Sanders and Cotton. These changes in the movie support weaken the movie in comparison to the novel (which still reads well - test to receive the translation by Walter Miller that is the greatest in English).This was not the only movie ver of the novel. The classic early movie by George Melies, A TRIP TO THE MOON, has a period charm that makes one forget it's cardboard backgrounds (and it's projectile in the eye of the boy in the moon is a classic moment of cinema). And then there was the movie ROCKET TO THE MOON which turned the storyline into an all-star comedy with Burl Ives, Terry-Thomas, Lionel Jeffries, and Dennis Price.Verne was not complete with his travelers either, after AROUND THE MOON. In 1889 he wrote THE PURCHASE OF THE NORTH POLE, where the Gun Club decides to test the Columbiad to alter the tilt of the globe. Ardan does not reappear, but Barbicane, Nicholl, and Marston do. It is not as nice a novel as the first two.
A scientist (Joseph Cotton) and a millionaire arms dealer (George Sanders) squad up on the construction of a rocket to blast themselves to the Moon. This film was based on a Jules Verne classic -- but it fully lacks the charm and the quality of `Journey to the Center of the Earth' and `20,000 Leagues Under the Sea'.Even though the cast contains Morris Ankrum (the Grand Old Boy of vintage sci-fi) to deliever dignity, and Debra Paget to deliever scenery (watch `Princess of the Nile' and go quietly insane), it wasn't enough to save this numbingly slow and unappealing film.Some of the unique results are astoundingly bad, considering the fair production standards. In the scenes of the blast-off, the helping bar which holds up the rocket model is clearly visible! Fanatics of `Forbidden Planet' will notice the massive test of the `electronic tonalities' borrowed from that classic. Directed by Byron Haskins, who did both `War of the Worlds' and `The Conquest of Space'.
I feel tvholic's views are a bit harsh. It mustn't be forgotten that Verne wrote this in 1865 some thirty years before Wells wrote 'War of the Worlds". It gotta also be remembered that RKO was going broke at the time so unique results were not what they could have been. Stars Joseph Cotten and George Sanders did well with the script they had. Where this will not go down as a nice sci fi movie, it is still an interesting one if for no another reason than the interplay between Cotten and Sanders.Stories like Fight of the Worlds, 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea and Around the Globe in 80 Days have lent themselves to the test of unique results and unfortunately for this film, the movie production company did not have the wherewithal to have results in the same class as the aforementioned three.
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