Ever wake up and think: "Today I'd like to have my inner ears tied to a seven-story turbine as it vomits the inhabitants of an insane asylum, while my eyes are violated watching a conveyor belt sexually molest itself?"
Written and directed by Matthew Gordon Long, The Anachronism is short steampunk film which about two young children on a science expedition on a beautiful sunny day. Then they discover Septopus, a 14-foot robotic squid. We've got the full film.
Space Station 76 is billed as an interpersonal comedy with robots which is set on a space station. The concept work is fantastic. It looks like a cross between Buck Rogers and a swingers party. Beedi-beedi! Bring it on!
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo injects its pulpy, high-tech noir with references to Swedish/Nazi collaborators and secret societies. If you dig a well-executed suspense thriller, this movie plays like a master's guide on how it's done.
Despite what the ads show you, Cargo is not your typical space-station horror movie. It's Switzerland's first large scale science fiction film, and it's one that showcases enough smarts and skill that it ranks among scifi cinema's best.
The advance word (more like hopeful speculation, really) was that this would be the "Mexican District 9," but Monsters is a much more modest and subdued affair, and perhaps its greatest accomplishment is the establishment of its intriguing new mythology.