Tag: Fiction

Prometheus: The Questions

Posted 13 Jul 2012 in Aliens, Featured Movie, Fiction
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Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus” is filled with mythology and asks some of the biggest questions man has ever pondered. To it’s credit, it does not offer neatly packaged answers. Instead, it leaves most of the backstories unexplained. Why did the Engineers change their minds and decide to destroy life on earth? Why did the android David poison Holloway? What is going on in the beginning when the Engineer drinks the black goo? Tell us your theories and check out this interesting collection of fan sites that think they have the answers. Enjoy!

Awake

Posted 26 Feb 2012 in Featured Television, Fiction, Science, Unexplained
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“Awake” is an intriguing drama about a detective (Jason Isaacs, “Harry Potter,” “Brotherhood”) who finds he is leading an arduous double life that defies reality. Helping Michael to navigate his two realities are his bureau-assigned therapists Dr. Evans (Emmy Award-winner Cherry Jones, “24”) and Dr. Lee (BD Wong, NBC’s “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”). While both therapists work to untangle his two worlds, Michael has no interest in proving either one is false. But when memories of the accident begin to haunt him, he is forced to confront the truth about what really happened the night of the crash.

Falling Skies

Posted 18 May 2011 in Aliens, Fiction, Television
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Written and produced by Robert Rodat and Steven Spielberg, FALLING SKIES opens in the chaotic aftermath of an alien attack that has left most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion the few survivors have banded together outside major cities to begin the difficult task of fighting back.

Being Human

Posted 14 Feb 2011 in Fiction, Paranormal, Supernatural, Television
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Being Human is a re-imagining of the acclaimed BBC original series that follows three 20-something roommates: A ghost, a vampire and a werewolf who are struggling to keep their dark secrets from the world, while also helping each other navigate the complexities of living double lives.

Cowboys & Aliens

Posted 06 Feb 2011 in Fiction, Movies, UFO
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Joined by an arsenal of top moviemakers-Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci-he brings an all-new action thriller that will take audiences into the Old West, where a lone cowboy leads an uprising against a terror from beyond our world.

Source Code

Posted 05 Feb 2011 in Fiction, Movies, Science
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When decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he’s part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. In an assignment unlike any he’s ever known, he learns he’s part of a government experiment called the Source Code, a program that enables him to cross over into another man’s identity in the last 8 minutes of his life.

Adjustment Bureau

Posted 04 Feb 2011 in Fiction, Movies
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Do we control our destiny, or do unseen forces manipulate us? Matt Damon stars in the thriller The Adjustment Bureau as a man who glimpses the future Fate has planned for him and realizes he wants something else. To get it, he must pursue the only woman he’s ever loved across, under and through the streets of modern-day New York.

Red Riding Hood

Posted 03 Feb 2011 in Fiction, Legend, Movies, Paranormal, Supernatural
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In Red Riding Hood, Seyfried plays Valerie, a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter (Shiloh Fernandez), but her parents have arranged for her to marry the wealthy Henry (Max Irons). Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter are planning to run away together when they learn that Valerie’s older sister has been killed by the werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village.

Reach for the Stars

Posted 31 Jan 2011 in Featured Blog, Popular Culture
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When the cosmic Ebert & Roeper review the “Twilight Zones” of the galaxies, how many of ours will make their top ten? “What you are about to see is a matter of human record. Explain it: we cannot. Disprove it: we cannot. We simply invite you to explore with us the amazing world of the Unknown… to take that One Step… Beyond.”