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Low Budget Films That Are More Thrilling Than Most Big Summer Movies

Today sees the release of White House Down, which is the most Emmerichian film ever produced. But meanwhile, you could also enjoy Europa Report on VOD or Byzantium in select theaters. Tons of low-budget science fiction and fantasy movies are more exciting than your average big summer blockbuster. Here are 25 of them. »6/28/13 2:00pm6/28/13 2:00pm

Cyberpunk South Of The Border: io9 Meets Sleep Dealer's Alex Rivera

The next step for cyberpunk movies is to include more of a global perspective, says Sleep Dealer »11/17/08 1:14pm11/17/08 1:14pm director Alex Rivera. He's looking for the "cyberpunk of the South" or "cyberpunk of the developing world," and hopes his film will become the first branch of a whole new direction. Rivera came to San Francisco and showed…

Slaves Of The Global Cyber-Village, In New Sleep Dealer Trailer

Outsourcing gets taken to its furthest extreme in a super-advanced America of the future in Sleep Dealer, with menial workers telecommuting from South of the Border. Using Matrix »9/17/08 7:30am9/17/08 7:30am style plugs, the worker jacks into the machine they are best suited for and "sometimes they control the machine, and sometimes the machine…