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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Upcoming Speculative Fiction Movies

Here is the outlook for speculative fiction movies for August-September 2009.

Aug. 7

  • District 9: SF: space alien refugees on Earth have weapons we want. There's a DNA roadblock, though.

Aug. 14

  • Ponyo: Fantasy/Animated. Juvenile fish named Ponyo who wants to become a human girl. Previews were graphically stunning.
  • Time Traveler's Wife: SF: Man unpredictably goes back in time, aften meeting his wife when she was younger. (Based on a best seller.)

Aug. 28

  • The Final Destination: Horror: Premonitions of death by car crashes, of course, lead to actual deaths.
  • Halloween II: Take a wild guess.

Sept. 4

  • Gamers: SF/thriller: mind-control tech. in online games controls fate of death row citizens

Sept. 9

  • 9: fantasy/thriller/animated

Sept. 11

  • Sorority Row: horror: slasher

Sept. 18

  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: SF/Paroday: Title says it all. Man turns water into food.
  • Pandorum: SF/horror: Space travelers awaken, not knowing who they are.
  • Splice: SF/Horror: splicing human and animal DNA together...shoulda known better.

Sept. 25

  • Surrogates: SF: humans in isolation, served by robotic surrogates. Based on a comic book series.

You can get more information on these movies here.

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OpenID inarticulate1 said...

9 is produced by (who else?)Tim Burton.

August 7, 2009 2:02 AM  
Blogger William Highsmith said...

Yeah, he's been busy. He's got Alice in Wonderland coming up, too.

August 7, 2009 7:15 PM  

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