Tag: medical ethics

SciFi Tech Talk #000170 – Equilibrium

Equilibrium (2002)
Equilibrium poster Rating: 7.5/10 (263,934 votes)
Director: Kurt Wimmer
Writer: Kurt Wimmer
Stars: Christian Bale, Dominic Purcell, Sean Bean, Christian Kahrmann
Runtime: 107 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Released: 06 Dec 2002
Plot: In a Fascist future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.

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Sky Captain and The World of Tomorrow

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.

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Special Interview with Bryan Chaffin

SciFi Tech Talk #000086 – Moon

Moon (2009)
Moon poster Rating: 8.0/10 (225708 votes)
Director: Duncan Jones
Writer: Duncan Jones (story), Nathan Parker
Stars: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott, Rosie Shaw
Runtime: 97 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Released: 10 Jul 2009
Plot: Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.

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Fantastic Voyage

SciFi Tech Talk #000084 – The Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes poster Rating: 7.6/10 (357995 votes)
Director: Rupert Wyatt
Writer: Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Pierre Boulle (novel)
Stars: Andy Serkis, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Richard Ridings
Runtime: 105 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Released: 5 Aug 2011
Plot: A substance, designed to help the brain repair itself, gives rise to a super-intelligent chimp who leads an ape uprising.

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen