Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Zoe Saldana, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner
Adam Reed, age 12 and still grieving his father's sudden death the year before, walks into his garage one night to find a wounded pilot hiding there. This mysterious pilot turns out to be the older version of himself from the future, where time travel is in its infancy. He has risked everything to come back in time on a secret mission. Together they must embark on an adventure into the past to find their father, set things right, and save the world. As the three work together, both young and grown Adam come to terms with the loss of their father and have a chance to heal the wounds that have shaped them. Adding to the challenge of the mission, the two Adams discover that they really don't like each other much, and if they are to save the world, first they need to figure out how to get along.
Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Spencer Tracy, Hillary Brooke
Set in Victorian-era London, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" tells the story of the brilliant and respected Dr. Henry Jekyll, a physician and scientist fascinated by the duality of human nature. Driven by his desire to understand the darkest aspects of the human psyche, Dr. Jekyll embarks on a dangerous experiment to separate the good and evil within himself.
Through the use of a transformative potion, Dr. Jekyll unleashes his inner demons, giving birth to the malevolent and sinister Mr. Hyde. As Hyde, Dr. Jekyll's repressed desires and darkest impulses are unleashed, leading him down a path of hedonistic indulgence, violence, and moral degradation.
As the line between Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde blurs, the consequences of Jekyll's experiment become increasingly devastating. His engagement to the virtuous Muriel Carew is put at risk as Hyde's violent nature threatens to consume him entirely. Driven to the brink of madness, Dr. Jekyll finds himself trapped in a battle for control over his own identity.
The film explores the psychological and moral conflict within Dr. Jekyll as he grapples with the consequences of his experiment and the consequences of indulging in his darker nature. As the lines between good and evil blur, the film delves into themes of morality, the dual nature of humanity, and the consequences of unchecked desires.
Spencer Tracy delivers a masterful performance in the dual role of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, showcasing his versatility and skill as an actor. His portrayal of the internal struggle and transformation between the two characters is haunting and captivating, capturing the essence of Stevenson's iconic characters.
"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" is a chilling and thought-provoking tale that examines the depths of human nature and the consequences of surrendering to one's dark desires. With its atmospheric setting, captivating performances, and exploration of morality and duality, the film remains a classic and enduring piece of cinema that continues to intrigue and captivate audiences to this day.
The film is loosely based on the life of Eugène François Vidocq, a famous French criminal and detective who lived in the early 19th century.
Depardieu plays Vidocq, a former criminal who has reformed his ways and become a private detective. When a series of grisly murders takes place in Paris, Vidocq is hired by the police to help track down the killer. As he investigates the case, Vidocq is drawn into a dark underworld of corruption and violence, where he must confront his own past and the demons that still haunt him.
The film is notable for its stylized visuals, which make use of computer-generated imagery and other special effects to create a fantastical, almost surreal atmosphere. The story also features elements of the supernatural and the occult, adding to its eerie and unsettling tone.
"Vidocq" received mixed reviews upon its release, with some critics praising its visual style and Depardieu's performance, while others criticized its convoluted plot and over-the-top tone. Nevertheless, the film remains an intriguing and visually striking exploration of the dark side of human nature and the complex motivations that drive people to commit crimes.
The film is a sequel to the 1960 film "Village of the Damned" and follows a group of six children who possess extraordinary intelligence and psychic abilities.
The story begins when scientists discover a group of six children in various parts of the world who are all born under similar circumstances, with no apparent fathers and mothers who die during childbirth. The children have white hair and striking blue eyes, and they possess superior intelligence and psychic abilities. The scientists bring the children together to study them, but they soon realize that the children are too dangerous to be left unattended.
As the children grow more powerful and uncontrollable, the government decides to take drastic measures to contain them. The film explores themes of power, control, and the ethics of science and government.
"Children of the Damned" received mixed reviews upon its release, with some critics praising its intelligent themes and suspenseful atmosphere while others criticized its slow pace and lack of action. However, it has since gained a cult following and is considered a classic of British science fiction horror.
Follows a scenario in which the death rate for a new virus isn't 1%, but somewhere around 98%. Ellie leaves her neighborhood and stumbles across a new city where she meets Quinn, someone who has taken a different approach to the new world.
Cast: Laurie Mitchell, Leslie Parrish, Cathy Downs, Gary Clarke
The film begins with a group of scientists attempting to send a manned rocket to the moon. However, the rocket goes off course and crash-lands on the dark side of the moon. The survivors, two men and a woman, are captured by an underground civilization ruled by a tyrannical queen.
The queen plans to use the captives as breeding stock for her all-female society, but the prisoners manage to escape with the help of a friendly moon man. The group fights their way through various obstacles and creatures as they make their way to the rocket, fighting for their survival and trying to escape back to Earth.
Filled with low-budget special effects and campy dialogue, "Missile to the Moon" is a classic B-movie that's sure to delight fans of vintage science fiction.
Cast: Matt Smith, Adria Arjona, Jared Leto, Michael Keaton
Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder, and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. What at first appears to be a radical success soon reveals itself to be a remedy potentially worse than the disease.
The movie follows the story of a dysfunctional family living on a remote ranch in the desert, struggling to survive in the harsh environment. The father, Allan Kelley (Paul Birch), is a stern and abusive man, while his wife, Carol Kelley (Lorna Thayer), is unhappy and constantly argues with him. Their son, Sandy (Dona Cole), is mute and communicates only through telepathy with his pet bird.
One day, strange events begin to occur on the ranch. The animals start acting strangely, and a mysterious force takes control of their minds. The same thing happens to the family, and they begin to experience terrifying hallucinations and nightmares.
As tensions rise among the family members, they realize that they are not alone on the ranch. They soon discover that an alien creature has crash-landed on Earth and is using the animals and the humans as its puppets to carry out its plans for world domination.
The family must band together and find a way to stop the creature before it's too late. With the help of a local scientist, they devise a plan to attack the creature's weak spot and destroy it.
"The Beast with a Million Eyes" is a low-budget B-movie that has become a cult classic among science fiction and horror fans. Despite its cheesy special effects and hokey dialogue, the film delivers a suspenseful and entertaining story that explores themes of family dysfunction, alien invasion, and the power of the mind.
Cast: Joel McHale, Arden Cho, Zachary Levi, Johanna Braddy
The story follows Brian Doheny, a talented but underachieving gamer, who is accepted into VGHS after defeating the top player in the world.
As Brian navigates the ups and downs of VGHS, he must deal with the pressures of fame, the expectations of his family, and the rivalries and romances that come with high school life. Along the way, he forms a team with his friends, including the talented but arrogant Ted Wong and the shy and quirky Ki Swan, and they compete against the school's toughest opponents in hopes of winning the championship.
Throughout the series, VGHS explores themes of friendship, loyalty, competition, and the pursuit of excellence. The series features a mix of live-action and computer-generated imagery to create an immersive and visually stunning world of video games.
Cast: Vin Diesel, Keith David, Dwight Schultz, Nick Chinlund
The film begins where Pitch Black left off, with Riddick, Jack, and Imam escaping the planet in a spaceship. However, they are soon intercepted by a mercenary ship commanded by Antonia Chillingsworth (voiced by Rhiana Griffith), who is seeking to collect a bounty on Riddick's head.
Riddick and his companions are taken aboard the ship, where they learn that Chillingsworth is planning to sell them to a group of wealthy collectors. However, their plans are interrupted when a group of deadly creatures called "slam lizards" board the ship and begin attacking the crew.
Riddick and Chillingsworth are forced to work together to fight off the creatures and save their own lives. Along the way, Riddick confronts his own inner demons and struggles to maintain his identity as a dangerous criminal and a protector of the innocent.
The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury is a thrilling and action-packed film that expands upon the mythology of the Riddick character. The animation is fluid and dynamic, with stunning visuals and intense fight sequences. The film also delves deeper into the psyche of Riddick and explores his complex character in greater detail. Fans of the Riddick franchise will appreciate the film's unique style and thrilling action, as well as its exploration of the character's motivations and inner turmoil.
The plot follows Rob (played by Roby Attal), a college student who signs up for a medical research program to make some quick cash. He is given the code name "Red 11" and is told that he must complete a series of dangerous and bizarre medical experiments in order to earn his pay. Along the way, he meets a variety of other test subjects who are also struggling to make it through the program.
As the experiments become increasingly risky and Rob begins to experience strange hallucinations, he begins to question whether the program is really worth the money. He must navigate a web of lies, deceit, and danger in order to survive and make it out of the program alive.
"Red 11" is a tense and suspenseful thriller that captures the intense pressure and desperation of young filmmakers trying to make it in the industry. With its sharp cinematography and strong performances by the cast, the film is a gripping and entertaining ride that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.
Cast: Val Kilmer, Anne Marie DeLuise, Aaron Ashmore, Martha MacIsaac
The film stars Val Kilmer as Dr. David Kruipen, a renowned environmental scientist who leads a team of students to study the effects of global warming in the Arctic. However, they discover a prehistoric parasite that has been released from the melting ice, and it starts to infect the team members, leading to a fight for survival.
As the parasite spreads, the team members start to exhibit strange and terrifying behavior, leading to gruesome deaths and a race against time to find a way to stop the outbreak before it reaches the mainland.
"The Thaw" explores themes related to climate change, the dangers of scientific experimentation, and the fragility of human life. The film received mixed reviews upon its release, with some praising its tense atmosphere and horror elements, while others found it to be derivative and predictable. Despite this, it remains a popular choice for fans of science fiction horror films.