Syfy is best known for showing original films like Mansquito, Sharktopus and Sharknado... so it's kind of an odd surprise to see the trailer for Isa, a dreamlike and tense movie airing on Syfy on June 11. In which a girl seems to have a mysterious brain implant and she can make things... happen.
Alex Rivera rocked our brains with Sleep Dealer, his movie about menial laborers who telecommute from Mexico. Now at last, he's made another film project: a short film called "A Robot Walks Into a Bar," as part of the FutureStates series. And we've got an exclusive first look!
One of our favorite unsung science fiction movies is finally getting a digital release, and you can help make it a success. You can also help fund a film based on HP Lovecraft's Dream Cycle stories, a collaborative storytelling game, and anthology of science fiction stories about ladies and their bikes.
Alex Rivera blew our minds with his movie Sleep Dealer, and now he's organizing a film festival for environmental films, the Tales From Planet Earth festival in Madison, WI. Talking to the Cap Times, he explains how great art can challenge our ideas about what "the environment" is, and how to save it.
Embrace your status as a slave to the machine with the new official Sleep Dealer poster. That slumping back full of cyber-nodes says it all.
Do you wish the zombies in I Am Legend had been more interesting and believable? Then you should be excited for near-future dystopia Sleep Dealer, judging from this brief teaser trailer and some new stills. Sleep Dealer is a bleak fable about immigration and cyber-slavery, but it's also yet another horrible future…