Tag: cyborg

SciFi Tech Talk #000198 – Tau

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Julie, Jeff, and Mike discuss the 2018 movie Tau:

“A woman is held captive by a scientist in a futuristic smart house, and hopes to escape by reasoning with the Artificial Intelligence that controls the house.” – imdb.com

Next episode: The 2018 movie Annihilation:

“A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don’t apply.” – imdb.com

SciFi Tech Talk #000088 – Repo Men

Repo Men (2010)
Repo Men poster Rating: 6.3/10 (82259 votes)
Director: Miguel Sapochnik
Writer: Eric Garcia (screenplay), Garrett Lerner (screenplay), Eric Garcia (novel)
Stars: Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Alice Braga, Liev Schreiber
Runtime: 111 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Released: 19 Mar 2010
Plot: Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.

Next episode:

Special Interview with Bryan Chaffin

SciFi Tech Talk #000079 – The Terminator

The Terminator (1984)
The Terminator poster Rating: 8.1/10 (507962 votes)
Director: James Cameron
Writer: James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd, William Wisher Jr. (additional dialogue)
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Paul Winfield
Runtime: 107 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Released: 26 Oct 1984
Plot: A human-looking indestructible cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.

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SciFi Tech Talk #000072 – Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Ghost in the Shell poster Rating: 8.0/10 (67293 votes)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
Writer: Kazunori Itô (screenplay), Masamune Shirow (comic)
Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera, Yutaka Nakano
Runtime: 83 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Mystery
Released: 29 Mar 1996
Plot: A female cyborg cop and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.

Next episode:

Quantum Leap