Any great science fiction films you have your eye on?

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  1. Silvermoth Krakoan native

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    I reckon after Inception and Looper, science fiction is coming back in a big way. It seems lots of interesting directors are deciding to make a science fiction project, from Alfonso Cuaron to Justin Lin.

    Is there anything is particular that interests you? I just saw the trailer for 'John dies at the end' and that looks like a brilliant one!
     
  2. obin_gam Registered

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    Neill Blomkamps (District 9) Elysium about a world where the poor lives on an overpopulated Earth and the rich live in a orbiting Halo-structure.

    It will surely be great :)
     
  3. Pink Ranger The North Remembers

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    Looks interesting. I bet the idea came from the China/Hong Kong border enforcement.
     
  4. redhawk23 Wrestlin'

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    I'd say the current surge in science fiction can be tied back not just to inception but two of the biggest hits critically of the summer of 2009, Moon from Duncan Jones and Neil Blomkamp's District 9, which was also successful financially despite being rated R and was later nominated for Best Picture.

    Then of course there is the most financially successful film of all time (that only drops to number 2 when you adjust for inflation, so spare everyone the arguments) Avatar, also nominated for several Oscars.

    Next year will potentially be a banner year, the like unseen since the early 80's.

    Next year we're getting (In no particular order):

    Pacific Rim from Guillermo del Toro

    Elysium from Neil Blomkamp

    Oblivion from Joseph Kosinksi

    Gravity by Alfonso Cuarón

    There are some others I'm forgetting but there are a lot of smaller films as well including The Europa Report starring District 9's Sharlto Copley and some crazy sounding science fiction horror "The Last Days on Mars" starring Liev Schreiber.


    Further out, in 2014 we have Speilberg taking on Robopocalypse as scripted by Drew Goddard, which seems like some kind of dream scenario but is in fact going forward.


    Plus there are the franchises and comicbook films.

    Star Trek is out next year and could potentially be great

    and then there's the cosmic scifi fantasy in store for us with Thor The Dark Worl and, later, Guardians of the Galaxy.

    and the potent combination of mutants time travel and possibly giant robots in X Men Days of Future Past.

    then of course, far on the horizon, a new Star Wars film.


    It's a good time for science fiction.
     
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  5. FCEEVIPER Rubber bullets. Honest

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    I can't wait!
     
  6. chamber-music Infinity Ammo

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  7. Motown Marvel Crimson and Clover

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    all of these sound awesome to me. more sci-fi the better!
     
  8. Silvermoth Krakoan native

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    Agreed, Science fiction is jolly good fun. I'm really fasinated by the themes of optimism and exploration. Far too often people go for a more poignant, dystopian vision I reckon these days but I'm interested in the good the future still holds.
     
  9. psylockolussus Merry Mutant

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    Star Trek Into Darkness and X-Men: Days of Future Past.
     
  10. Maximus One Eklypze Is Dead

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    I'm most excited for Neil Blomkamp's Elysium. It sounds ****ing brilliant
     

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