Episode – 70 – Donnie Darko

Space Brains - 70 - Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko Donnie Darko is a 2001 American science fiction psychological thriller film written and directed by Richard Kelly and produced by Flower Films. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Drew Barrymore, Mary McDonnell, Katharine Ross, Patrick Swayze, Noah Wyle, Stu Stone, Daveigh Chase, and James Duval.   A classic movie this time!… Continue reading Episode – 70 – Donnie Darko

Episode – 69 – Cosmic Sin

Space Brains - 69 - Cosmic Sin

Cosmic Sin Cosmic Sin is a 2021 American science fiction action film directed by Edward Drake and starring Bruce Willis and Frank Grillo. It is the story of a mission sent to wipe out an alien species before that species wipes out humanity. We discuss how a movie can be a two act structure and… Continue reading Episode – 69 – Cosmic Sin

Await Further Instructions

Space Brains - 68 - Await Further Instructions

Await Further Instructions Await Further Instructions is a 2018 sci-fi horror film from British director Johnny Kevorkian written by Gavin Williams. The film stars Sam Gittins, Neerja Naik, Abigail Cruttenden, David Bradley, Grant Masters, Holly Weston and Kris Saddler as a family suffering through a Christmas in which they are locked into their home and… Continue reading Await Further Instructions

Episode – 67 – Bleeding Steel

Space Brains - 67 - Bleeding Steel

Bleeding Steel Bleeding Steel is a 2017 Chinese science fiction cyberpunk action film directed and written by Leo Zhang and stars Jackie Chan. It was released in China on 22 December 2017. In the U.S, Lionsgate Premiere released the film in theaters and on VOD on 6 July 2018.   Electric generated ionic wind silent… Continue reading Episode – 67 – Bleeding Steel

Episode – 66 – The Dish

Space Brains - 66 - The Dish

The Dish The Dish is a 2000 Australian historical comedy-drama film that tells the story of the Parkes Observatory’s role in relaying live television of humanity’s first steps on the Moon during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969. It was the top-grossing Australian film in 2000.   The Space Brains break the movie down into… Continue reading Episode – 66 – The Dish

Episode – 65 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Space Brains - 65 - Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a 1956 American science-fiction horror film produced by Walter Wanger, directed by Don Siegel, and starring Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter. The black-and-white film, shot in Superscope, was partially done in a film noir style. Daniel Mainwaring adapted the screenplay from Jack Finney’s 1954… Continue reading Episode – 65 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Episode – 64 – Awake

Space Brains - 64 - Awake

Awake Awake is a 2021 American science fiction thriller film, directed by Mark Raso, from a screenplay he wrote alongside Sara Ambrosio and Joseph Raso. It stars Gina Rodriguez, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Barry Pepper, Finn Jones, Shamier Anderson, Ariana Greenblatt, Frances Fisher, Elias Edraki, Lucius Hoyos and Gil Bellows.   The Space Brains discuss imagery… Continue reading Episode – 64 – Awake

Episode – 63 – 2067

Space Brains - 63 - 2067

2067 2067 is a 2020 Australian science fiction film directed and written by Seth Larney from a treatment by Gavin Scott Davis (itself from Larney’s own idea), and starring Kodi Smit-McPhee and Ryan Kwanten. The Space Brains discuss Australian science fiction, the possibility of a world without oxygen and the real science behind our atmosphere… Continue reading Episode – 63 – 2067

Episode – 62 – Edge of Tomorrow

Edge of Tomorrow Edge of Tomorrow is a 2014 American science fiction action film starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. Doug Liman directed the film based on a screenplay adapted from the 2004 Japanese light novel All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka.   The Space Brains discuss plot, pacing, all the major story… Continue reading Episode – 62 – Edge of Tomorrow

Episode – 61 – Dark City

Space Brains - 61 - Dark City

Dark City Dark City is a 1998 neo-noir science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas and starring Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, Richard O’Brien, and William Hurt. The screenplay was written by Proyas, Lem Dobbs, and David S. Goyer. Sewell plays John Murdoch, an amnesiac man who finds himself suspected of murder.   The… Continue reading Episode – 61 – Dark City