Tag: crime

SciFi Tech Talk #000156 – Johnny Mnemonic

Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Johnny Mnemonic poster Rating: 5.5/10 (55,030 votes)
Director: Robert Longo
Writer: William Gibson (screenplay), William Gibson (short story)
Stars: Keanu Reeves, Dina Meyer, Ice-T, Takeshi Kitano
Runtime: 96 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Released: 26 May 1995
Plot: A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza.

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Alien Outpost

SciFi Tech Talk #000153 – Gattaca

Gattaca (1997)
Gattaca poster Rating: 7.8/10 (208,666 votes)
Director: Andrew Niccol
Writer: Andrew Niccol
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Gore Vidal, Xander Berkeley
Runtime: 106 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Released: 24 Oct 1997
Plot: A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

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Dark Matter

SciFi Tech Talk #000152 – Chappie

Chappie (2015)
Chappie poster Rating: 6.9/10 (153,887 votes)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Writer: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
Stars: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Ninja, Yo-Landi Visser
Runtime: 120 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Released: 06 Mar 2015
Plot: In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.

Next episode:
Gattaca

SciFi Tech Talk #000115 – Ascension

Ascension (2014)
Ascension poster Rating: 7.1/10 (7,115 votes)
Director: N/A
Writer: N/A
Stars: Tricia Helfer, Gil Bellows, Brian Van Holt, Andrea Roth
Runtime: N/A
Rated: N/A
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Released: 15 Dec 2014
Plot: A young woman's murder causes the subjects of a century-long mission to populate a new world to question the true nature of the project as they approach the point of no return.

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Deep Impact