Michael Chance helmed this dystopian scifi action thriller Whipping Boy which features Eric Jacobus and fellow Stunt People members Lucas Okuma and Ashley Short in a 2 on 1 fight scene against actor Tongayi Chirisa. Here's hoping Mr. Chance can score a much bigger budget in his next film, because he has some serious potential. [...]
I'll be posting short reviews for the sake of search-ability, focusing on genre and how they live up the Action Kickback Model. I'll review genre films in general; action, horror, sci-fi, etc. The main points I want to address with the reviews are: Story - Do we care what's happening? Genre Promise - Does the [...]
No major conflict appears in Strange Days until almost an hour in. Until then it's snazzy virtual reality and an inept love story. 2 and a half hours of not caring much about the victims, let alone the hero, and there's no wonder why this flopped. Some say it was too early with its police [...]
While working on a science fiction concept I'm developing, it's been interesting to study how the genre itself functions. Science Fiction has two key responsibilities: Predicts the logical ends of a technological trajectory and sets it up as the conflict. Utilizes current filmmaking and computer technology in a profound way.Or "Tech-porn". Often sci-fi films will [...]
Jose Montesinos just put a new short online. Laserlust! Starring Dennis Ruel, Steve Yu, Ed Kahana, Troy Carbonel, Sari Sabella and the stunning Jessica Powers. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=8831057&server=vimeo.com&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=1&color=00adef&fullscreen=1LASERLUST from Jose Montesinos on Vimeo.
Outer Sunset Productions has just finished "Replaced" starring Dennis Ruel, Steve Yu, and Ken Quitugua. It's a sci-fi mind trip with some brutality to boot. Enjoy!