SciFi Tech Talk #000110 – Transcendence

Transcendence (2014)
Transcendence poster Rating: 6.3/10 (98,147 votes)
Director: Wally Pfister
Writer: Jack Paglen
Stars: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Cillian Murphy
Runtime: 119 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Released: 18 Apr 2014
Plot: A scientist's drive for artificial intelligence, takes on dangerous implications when his consciousness is uploaded into one such program.

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Attack the Block

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SciFi Tech Talk #000109 – The Rocketeer

The Rocketeer (1991)
The Rocketeer poster Rating: 6.4/10 (39,152 votes)
Director: Joe Johnston
Writer: Dave Stevens (graphic novel "The Rocketeer"), Danny Bilson (story), Paul De Meo (story), William Dear (story), Danny Bilson (screenplay), Paul De Meo (screenplay)
Stars: Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton
Runtime: 108 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Released: 21 Jun 1991
Plot: A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero.

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Transcendence

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SciFi Tech Talk #000108 – Edge of Tomorrow

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Edge of Tomorrow poster Rating: 8.0/10 (179,591 votes)
Director: Doug Liman
Writer: Christopher McQuarrie (screenplay), Jez Butterworth (screenplay), John-Henry Butterworth (screenplay), Hiroshi Sakurazaka (novel)
Stars: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Brendan Gleeson, Bill Paxton
Runtime: 113 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Released: 06 Jun 2014
Plot: An officer finds himself caught in a time loop in a war with the alien race. His skills increase as he faces the same brutal combat scenarios, and his union with a Special Forces warrior gets him closer to defeating the enemy.

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The Rocketeer

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SciFi Tech Talk #000107 – In Time

In Time (2011)
In Time poster Rating: 6.7/10 (238,763 votes)
Director: Andrew Niccol
Writer: Andrew Niccol
Stars: Justin Timberlake, Olivia Wilde, Shyloh Oostwald, Johnny Galecki
Runtime: 109 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Released: 28 Oct 2011
Plot: In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage - a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system.

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Edge of Tomorrow

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SciFi Tech Talk #000106 – Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Guardians of the Galaxy poster Rating: 8.6/10 (202,186 votes)
Director: James Gunn
Writer: James Gunn, Nicole Perlman, Dan Abnett (comic book), Andy Lanning (comic book)
Stars: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel
Runtime: 121 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Released: 01 Aug 2014
Plot: A group of space criminals must work together to stop a fanatic from destroying the galaxy.

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In Time

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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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