SciFi Tech Talk #000105: World War Z

World War Z (2013)
World War Z poster Rating: 7.1/10 (323,929 votes)
Director: Marc Forster
Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan (screenplay), Drew Goddard (screenplay), Damon Lindelof (screenplay), Matthew Michael Carnahan (screen story), J. Michael Straczynski (screen story), Max Brooks (based on the novel by)
Stars: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale
Runtime: 116 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Released: 21 Jun 2013
Plot: United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself.

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In Time

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SciFi Tech Talk #000104 – Aeon Flux

Æon Flux (2005)
Æon Flux poster Rating: 5.5/10 (100,108 votes)
Director: Karyn Kusama
Writer: Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi, Peter Chung (characters)
Stars: Charlize Theron, Marton Csokas, Jonny Lee Miller, Sophie Okonedo
Runtime: 93 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Released: 02 Dec 2005
Plot: Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin working for the Monicans, a group of rebels trying to overthrow the government. When she is a sent on a mission to kill the Chairman, a whole new mystery is found.

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World War Z

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SciFi Tech Talk #000103 – Iron Giant

The Iron Giant (1999)
The Iron Giant poster Rating: 7.9/10 (103,249 votes)
Director: Brad Bird
Writer: Tim McCanlies (screenplay), Brad Bird (screen story), Ted Hughes (book)
Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick Jr., Vin Diesel, James Gammon
Runtime: 86 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Released: 06 Aug 1999
Plot: A boy makes friends with an innocent alien giant robot that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy.

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Aeon Flux

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We Interrupt This Broadcast…

… for a really special treat! This video is awesome in so many ways. And we seem to have done a pretty decent job in covering most of the films portrayed in it too!

Sci-Fi: since 1902 from 60fotogramas on Vimeo.

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SciFi Tech Talk #000102 – Hyperion / The Fall of Hyperion

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Iron Giant

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SciFi Tech Talk #000101 – The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
The Day the Earth Stood Still poster Rating: 7.9/10 (57,076 votes)
Director: Robert Wise
Writer: Edmund H. North (screen play), Harry Bates (based on a story by)
Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe
Runtime: 92 min
Rated: Approved
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Released: 28 Sep 1951
Plot: An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

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Hyperion / The Fall of Hyperion

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SciFi Tech Talk #000100 – Continuum

Continuum (2012–)
Continuum poster Rating: 7.8/10 (33,719 votes)
Director: N/A
Writer: Simon Barry
Stars: Rachel Nichols, Victor Webster, Erik Knudsen, Stephen Lobo
Runtime: 45 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Released: 14 Jan 2013
Plot: A detective from the year 2077 finds herself trapped in present day Vancouver and searching for ruthless criminals from the future.

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

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SciFi Tech Talk #000099 – Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer (2013)
Snowpiercer poster Rating: 7.0/10 (57,982 votes)
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Writer: Joon-ho Bong (screenplay), Kelly Masterson (screenplay), Joon-ho Bong (screen story), Jacques Lob (based on Le Transperceneige by), Benjamin Legrand (based on Le Transperceneige by), Jean-Marc Rochette (based on Le Transperceneige by)
Stars: Chris Evans, Kang-ho Song, Ed Harris, John Hurt
Runtime: 126 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Released: 01 Aug 2013
Plot: Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges.

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Continuum

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SciFi Tech Talk #000098 – The Starlost

The Starlost (1973–)
The Starlost poster Rating: 6.6/10 (257 votes)
Director: N/A
Writer: Harlan Ellison
Stars: Keir Dullea, Gay Rowan, Robin Ward, William Osler
Runtime: 60 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Sci-Fi
Released: 22 Sep 1973
Plot: A group of humans must explore a vast starship in order to find the controls to save it from destruction.

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Snowpiercer

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SciFi Tech Talk #000097 – Silent Running

Silent Running (1972)
Silent Running poster Rating: 6.8/10 (16,898 votes)
Director: Douglas Trumbull
Writer: Deric Washburn, Michael Cimino, Steven Bochco
Stars: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint
Runtime: 89 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Released: 10 Mar 1972
Plot: In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth's botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft.

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The Starlost

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