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Now displaying: 2016
Dec 29, 2016

In this episode we pick our favourite films and tv shows released in 2016, and highlight some older titles that we discovered and enjoyed over the year.

Dec 18, 2016

In this episode we talk about the film's production, its legacy, our favourite moments, and why we chose to screen it. We also review the sequel, Futureworld (1976), and we have a spoiler-free chat about HBO’s new Westworld tv show.

Nov 30, 2016

Reviews: Arrival (2016) | Contact (1997) | Black Mirror (2016)

Nov 12, 2016

In this episode we talk about the film's production, its legacy, our favourite moments, and why we chose to screen it.

Oct 30, 2016

Reviews: Lifeforce (1985) | Leviathan (1989) | Arq (2016) | Dark Star: H. R. Giger's World (2014)

Oct 10, 2016

In this episode we talk about the film's production, its legacy, our favourite moments, and why we chose to screen it.

Oct 2, 2016

September’s screening of Gattaca was preceded by a talk from Sarah Norcross, Director of the charity Progress Educational Trust, who discussed the scientific limits of genetic modification in humans and asked what limits society should place on the use of these technologies.

Sep 10, 2016

Reviews: Young Ones (2014) | Star Trek Beyond (2016) | Stranger Things (2016) | Retroactive (1997) | I’m Here (2010)

Aug 20, 2016

Starting with Barry Forshaw‘s introduction from the night itself, in this episode we talk about the film’s production, its legacy, our favourite moments, and why we chose to screen it.

Jul 25, 2016

Reviews: Midnight Special (2016) | 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) | Turbo Kid (2015) | Evolution (2015) | The Lobster (2015)

Jul 18, 2016

In this episode we talk about the film's production, its legacy, our favourite moments, and why we chose to screen it.

Jul 12, 2016

July's screening of The Running Man was preceded by a talk from Jeremy Gilbert, Professor of Cultural and Political Theory at the University of East London, who examined whether the dystopian futures depicted in sf films and books of the 70s and 80s were just satires on their time, or accurate predictions of what our culture would be like.

May 29, 2016

Starting with Professor Edward James‘s introduction from the night itself, in this episode we talk about the film's production, its legacy, our favourite moments, and why we chose to screen it.

Apr 28, 2016

In this episode we talk about the film's production, its legacy, our favourite moments, and why we chose to screen it.

Apr 25, 2016

April’s screening of Robot & Frank was preceded by a talk from Dr Thrish Nanayakkara, senior lecturer in robotics at Kings College London, who discussed why it is so hard to build a robot that can survive in a real world environment.

Apr 16, 2016

Reviews: Comet (2014) | Equilibrium (2002) | Parallels (2015) | High-Rise (2016) | Interstella 5555 (2003) | Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (2015) | Real Steel (2011)

Mar 27, 2016

Starting with Tom Huddleston‘s introduction from the night itself, in this episode we talk about the film's production, its legacy, our favourite moments, and why we chose to screen it.

Mar 9, 2016

Reviews: Pitch Black (2000) | Screamers (1995) | The Chronicles of Riddick (2004) | Self/less (2015) | Riddick (2013) | Synchronicity (2015)

Feb 27, 2016

In this episode we talk about the film's production, its legacy, our favourite moments, and why we chose to screen it.

Feb 23, 2016

February’s screening of Moon was preceded by a talk from Dr Tony Milligan, teaching fellow in ethics and philosophy of religion at Kings College London, who explored the morality, ethics and justification for mining the moon.

Feb 6, 2016

Reviews: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) | The Martian (2015) | Mr Nobody (2009) | Looper (2012) | Visioneers (2008) | Kronos (1957) | Deadpool (2016)

@scifitheatre: Zero Population Growth (1972)

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