Great Literary Novel Becomes A Slapstick Bikini Movie

When the "bad boy of French literature" made a movie of his ground-breaking novel about cloning, cults and the end of the world, he probably wasn't hoping for comparisons to Benny Hill or critics bursting out laughing during his first showing. Novelist and H.P. Lovecraft critic » 8/13/08 10:20am 8/13/08 10:20am Michel Houellebecq was so offended by…

A Mutant, A Failed Utopian Experiment, and French People

The trailer for the French scifi film Eden Log shows you something that looks like H.R. Giger creation crossed with the Crystalline Entity from Star Trek: The Next Generation. We aren't sure what that thing is supposed to be, but we hope this dark holiday release doesn't devolve into a creature chase. Director… » 12/13/07 10:30am 12/13/07 10:30am

Psychedelic Dante 01 Trailer — Gorgeous But Familiar


Marc Caro, probably best known from his collaborative directing with Jean Pierre Jeunet on such films like The City Of Lost Children and Delicatessen, has a new scifi film coming out called Dante 01. It combines the visual look of THX 1138, Aliens (especially the third entry in that series), and even Danny Boyle's… » 11/09/07 4:10pm 11/09/07 4:10pm