Now displaying: January, 2011
Jan 28, 2011
FORREST GUMP's Gary Sinise is a scientist developing a bomb to eradicate alien invaders, who has the tables turned on him when he is accused of being a robotic assassin sent to blow up Earth's warmongering leader. Originally planned as a half hour short but expanded to feature length, can IMPOSTOR fool our Now Playing critics with its newly added storylines or will they cut its ambitions down to size? Listen in and find out!
Jan 21, 2011
In 1995, ROBOCOP star Peter Weller signed up for more cybernetic carnage playing the leader of a space colony overrun by war machines originally designed to protect them from a human enemy. Will fans of Philip K Dick's "Second Variety" scream with delight or howl in pain at this low budget Canadian curiosity? Listen in and find out!
Jan 14, 2011
In 1990, Philip K Dick's "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale" fuelled a rocket to Mars for action star Arnold Schwartzenegger, landing him one of his biggest box office successes and most complicated acting challenges. Is Ahnold the good guy liberating a Martian colony from tyranny, the bad guy sleeper spy, or a crazy man on a head-trip vacation gone very wrong? More importantly, does TOTAL RECALL decide if it's going to be forgettable action schlock or subversively smart sci-fi? Listen in and find out!
Jan 7, 2011
Harrison Ford took a break from STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES to play cynical bounty hunter Rick Deckard in an expensive adaptation of Philip K Dick's "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?". A flop in 1982, BLADE RUNNER's cult following has grown in the subsequent decades as new edits of the movie offer expanded interpretations of Deckard's real identity. Does Ridley Scott's vision pass the hype test with our hosts, or will they retire it from the list of great sci-fi flicks? Listen and find out!
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