A well-meaning genius creates a virtual reality game that leaves his grandson trapped within when a virus invades. The boy's father (Don Wilson) enters the virtual fighting game in order to combat the virus and save his son before they're both trapped forever.
A renegade police officer tracks a rapist spreading a deadly virus around 2009 Boston.
Rare 8mm independent film featuring, among other obscure things, evil spirits and a giant monster
Legendary all-stars of cinema bring to life the evolution of science-fiction and special effects films from the wild and funny days of B-movies to blockbusters that have captured the world's imagination. This is the story of the Sci-Fi Boys, who started out as kids making amateur movies inspired by Forrest J Ackerman's FAMOUS MONSTERS magazine and grew up to take Hollywood by storm, inventing the art and technology for filming anything the mind can dream.
Directed by Varo Venturi.
As the Martians are about to land on Earth, a young man in a small Chinese town spends the whole day making trouble with his fellow hoodlums. With more and more people returning from the big city rich, he decides to go there to wage battle.
A short documentary about tattoo artist Bill Sanders.
A video game designer creates a rock star that comes to life and begins taking over the world with his music.
A montage of classic science-fiction and creature-feature trailers from the mid-'50s to the late-'60s, accompanied by evocative narration.
Celia Berni is facing the possibility of receiving an inheritance and is forced pretend to be a virtue. But unfortunately her plans may be thwarted by zealous performer, who tries to expose her in any way.
Grampa Munster introduces some of the best and worst Sci-Fi trailers from classic films.
Mysterious forces complicate the everyday problems of high school students in this quirky, blast-from-the-past musical.
Sci-fi blockbusters beware as this wickedly funny satire parodies some of Hollywood’s biggest thrillers, including THE X-FILES, MEN IN BLACK, SLITHER, and A FIRE IN THE SKY. A mysterious ball of fire falls from the sky and crashes in the woods outside a vacation cottage occupied by four college friends. Unbeknownst to them they just witnessed what could be the end of all mankind.
A video poem inspired by music.
At a track near Rome, shoeshine boys are watching horses run. Two of the boys Pasquale, an orphan, and Giuseppe, his younger friend are riding. The pair have been saving to buy a horse of their own to ride...
Gives insight into the creators mindset and how they culled from real life events to create some of the biggest sci fi films of all time.
A short documentary about Robby the Robot.
A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
RAVE NEW SOULS is a documentary detailing the thoughts, goals and inspirations of a new generation of Black creators in graphic novels, television, cinema, literature and digital media. Producer/director Brandon M. Easton - himself an acclaimed comic book and animation writer - wanted to shine much-needed light on new Black writers whose contributions and market awareness have been buried under the onslaught of the myriad of entertainment options in the 21st century.
Sci Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible is an American documentary television series on Science which first aired in the United States on December 1, 2009. The series is hosted by theoretical physicist Michio Kaku and is based on his book Physics of the Impossible. In each episode, Dr. Kaku addresses a technological concept from science fiction and designs his own theoretical version of the technology using currently-known science. He also visits scientists developing technology related to the episode's concept.
Sci Fi Investigates is a six episode reality television series featuring skeptic Rob Mariano, forensic specialist Deborah Dobrydney, archaeologist Bill Doleman, and paranormal investigator Richard Dolan, as they look at paranormal and supernatural phenomenon and try to explain them. The show debuted in October 2006 on the American SyFy channel following Ghost Hunters. There have also been two webisodes.
How Sci-Fi Saved My Life investigates the many fascinating projects of real life that were inspired by sci-fi hits, and examines how they might change life on earth - and beyond - as we now know it. A mini-series in 4 1-hour episodes: "Terminator Saved My Life" "The Matrix Saved My Life" "Stargate Saved My Life" "Men in Black Saved My Life"
A team of inventive scientists use cutting-edge science as the foundation for outrageous stunts and practical jokes. From showcasing classic chemical reactions under the guise of a cooking class, to controlling the movement of objects with their brains using electroencephalography, the pranks not only contain mind-blowing science, but a heaping dose of chaos too.
Harry Wallace, a teenager who dreams of beautiful women and a cheerful life, and his only friend, the shy and geek White Donnelly, always serve as a target for ridicule and bullying of violent classmates. Once using a computer and mysterious electrical radiation, they manage to bring to life the "woman of their dreams." Her name is Lisa, and she is ready to fulfill the wishes of her creators ...
A stranded spaceship pilot captured by mad scientists survives a blitz of cheesy B movies by riffing on them with his funny robot pals.
Naked Science is an American documentary television series that premiered in 2004 on the National Geographic Channel. The program features various subjects related to science and technology. Some of the views expressed might be considered fringe or pseudo-science, and some of the scientists may present opinions which have not been properly peer-reviewed or are not widely accepted within their scientific communities, in particular on topics such as Bermuda Triangle or Atlantis for example.
Forbidden Science is a Cinemax "After Dark" series that premiered on January 9, 2009, it is about a world in which people fulfill erotic desires with androids. It is a combination of film noir and sexploitation. Forbidden Science was a 13-episode series which follows the lives of the "4Ever Innovations" staff.
Capturing the latest breakthroughs in science, technology and innovation. With anchor Hari Sreenivasan, we check out the hottest gadgets, meet the innovators creating the startups of tomorrow and map out the mysteries of the scientific world.
SciGirls is a weekly television series and educational outreach program for elementary and middle-school children based on proven best practices for science, technology, engineering and math education for girls. Launched in February 2011 and produced by Twin Cities Public Television, the episodes are broadcast on most PBS stations, and the project’s website is at http://pbskidsgo.org/scigirls. SciGirls is designed to encourage girls to pursue STEM careers, in response to the low numbers of women in many scientific careers.. The show was awarded a Daytime Emmy Award in 2011 for Outstanding New Approaches in a Children's TV Show and Best Emmy for Summer 2011 and Metal Trophy for Winter 2011.
Masters of Science Fiction is an American television anthology series by the same creators as Masters of Horror. The show debuted on ABC on August 4, 2007 at 10PM for a run of four episodes. It was originally scheduled to run in six parts, but two episodes were removed from the schedule for undisclosed reasons. The show follows a similar format as Masters of Horror, with each hour long episode taking the form of a separate short film adaptation of a story by a respected member of the science fiction community, hence the Masters in the title. In December 2007, the show was picked up by Space in Canada. This then allowed the North American premiere of the missing two episodes. A Region 1 DVD of all six episodes was released on August 5, 2008. On February 12, 2012, the Science Channel began airing the episodes, under the title "Stephen Hawking's Sci-Fi Masters", beginning with the first domestic airing of the episode "Watchbirds". The show is hosted off-screen by physicist Stephen Hawking.
Bill Nye the Science Guy is an educational television program that originally aired from September 10, 1993 to June 20, 1998, hosted by William "Bill" Nye and produced by Buena Vista Television. The show aired on PBS Kids and was also syndicated to local stations. Each of the 100 episodes aims to teach a specific topic in science to a preteen audience. The show is frequently used in schools as an education medium, and it still airs on some PBS stations for this reason. Created by comedian Ross Shafer and based on sketches on KING-TV's sketch program Almost Live!, Bill Nye the Science Guy was produced by Disney Educational Productions and KCTS-TV of Seattle. Bill Nye the Science Guy won nineteen Emmy Awards during its run.
In this vivid series about the wonders of science, the Wu-Tang Clan's GZA travels far and wide to meet innovators who are changing our world.
Brainiac: Science Abuse is a British reality show that aired on Sky One from 13 November 2003 to 30 March 2008. During each episode of the show, numerous experiments are carried out to verify whether common conceptions are true or simply to create impressive explosions. The show centres on the three core branches of science for the key stages in British education: chemistry, physics and to a lesser extent, biology. The experimenters on the show are referred to as "Brainiacs", and each episode usually finishes with the destruction of a caravan. The show is produced by Granada Productions and is broadcast in Ireland and the United Kingdom on Sky Digital. The original presenters were Richard Hammond and Jon Tickle, then joined in the second series by Charlotte Hudson. Hammond left after the fourth, and was replaced by Vic Reeves and Hudson left after the fifth, and was replaced by Thaila Zucchi. In July 2008, after the sixth series had finished, Sky announced they had cancelled the show due to the sixth series' low ratings.
Pumpkin Scissors is a manga created and authored by Ryotaro Iwanaga. Originally serialized in Magazine GREAT in 2002 it was later moved to Monthly Shonen Magazine in October 2006. The manga has been licensed by Del Rey. An anime adaptation of Pumpkin Scissors has been released, produced by Gonzo and AIC, which began airing on October 2, 2006 across several Japanese television stations and ended with the 24th episode on March 19, 2007. The series was originally licensed to the North American market by ADV Films for $780,000. In 2008 it became one of over thirty titles transferred from ADV Films to FUNimation, the main distributor of anime in the English speaking world.