Hmm. Intriguing. Looks like Blade Runner meets I, Robot. In fact, I’m sure it was pitched that way.
Category Archives: Video Distractions
It’s not quite a flying car, but until we get there I could live with a hoverbike as a substitute.
Conan the Barbarian: The Musical
Who says the fine arts are dead?
Something to enjoy over morning coffee. Or Evening beer. (HT: SF Signal).
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
More future goodness, if this trailer is any indication. And could that be Luke Cage making an appearance? That would be an excellent way to introduce him into the movie Marvel Universe. Again, the inner 11-year-old inside me is happily amazed at what is being done with the comic book characters I grew up with.
Ender’s Game Trailer Debuts
Almost 30 years after this book blew us all away, it finally comes to the big screen. Trailer looks good, fingers crossed.
Now, this is how you make a short science-fiction film. Packs a complete story into less than five minutes. I think about 75 percent of Twilight Zone episodes would be vastly improved if they were compressed to about this length.
In my books Rules of Force and Levers of Power, the character of Big Fella Jackson relies on an exoskeleton to overcome injuries he received in the Breakup War. I have some fun with it, imagining an advanced, seamlessly-integrated exoskeleton that gives him almost super human powers. That’s still a ways off, but we’re closer than a lot of people think. A company called Ekso Bionics has developed a working, functional exoskeleton for people in Big Fella’s situation. Check out the video below if you want to see it in action. And note, that’s not just a prototype, but an actual functioning exoskeleton available for sale. Onward and upward!
Based on this awesome trailer, I am of course stoked to see the Avengers movie this weekend. (HT: Bobby Clarke).
Effective Book Trailers, Part 3
Continuing with my mini-tour of well-done book trailers, here’s one for A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness. The illustrations are fantastic, and the trailer does a good job of pulling you in without giving away too much.