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Dec 27, 2017

In this episode we pick our favourite films and tv shows released in 2017, and highlight some older titles that we discovered and enjoyed over the year.

May 22, 2017

In this episode we talk about the film’s troubled production, the differences between the assembly cut and the theatrical version, its legacy, our favourite moments, and why we chose to screen it.

Mar 31, 2017

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

Mar 4, 2017

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 2008 tv mini-series/remake produced by Ridley and Tony Scott.

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 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 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.

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)

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 9, 2016

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

Dec 1, 2015

Reviews: Let There Be Light: The Odyssey of Dark Star (2010) | Ant-Man (2015) | Things to Come (1936) | [revisit] Fantastic Four (2015) | The Man in the High Castle (2015) | Mr Robot (2015)

@scifitheatre: Dark City (1998)

Film challenge: Silent Running (1972)

Sep 6, 2015

Reviews: Cargo (2009) |  Jurassic World (2015) | Terminator Genisys (2015) | Last of You (2013) | Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr Moreau (2014)

@scifitheatre: Contagion (2011)

Film challenge: Barbarella (1968)

Jul 28, 2015

Reviews: Predators (2010) | The Thing (2011) | Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) | Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) | Appleseed Alpha (2014) | The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened? (2015) | Cold Souls (2009) | Timecrimes (2007)

@scifitheatre: Death Watch (1980)

Film challenge: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Jun 30, 2015

Reviews: Jurassic World (2015) | Ex Machina (2015) | Chappie (2015) | World War Z (2013)

Film challenge: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) | Chronicle (2012)

May 31, 2015

Reviews: Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey (1991) | The Thirteenth Floor (1999) | Monsters: Dark Continent (2015) | Videodrome (1983) | Pitch Black (2000) | Chappie (2015) | Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

@scifitheatre: The Quiet Earth (1985)

May 2, 2015

Reviews: The Mist (2007) | The Manchurian Candidate (1962) | They Live (1988) | Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989) | Jupiter Ascending (2015) | Gattaca (1997) | Contagion (2011) | Spaceballs (1987) | Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

@scifitheatre: Mad Max (1979)

Film challenge: I Origins (2014)

Apr 11, 2015

Reviews: Fantastic Planet (1973) | The World's End (2013) | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One (2014) | Automata (2014) | Predestination (2014) | Slaughterhouse Five (1972) | The Island of Dr Moreau (1977 & 1996) | Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) | Interstellar (2015) | The Zero Theorem (2013)

Film challenge: Threads (1984) | Brazil (1985)

Mar 19, 2015

Reviews: The Signal (2014) | The Adjustment Bureau (2011) | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One (2014) | Ikarie XB-1 (1963) | From Inside (2008) | The Man in the High Castle (2015)

Film challenge: Soylent Green (1973) | Melancholia (2011)

Feb 24, 2015

Reviews: Lucy (2014) | Transcendence (2014) | TRON Legacy (2010) | The Illustrated Man (1969) | Invaders from Mars (1953 & 1986) | Ghost in the Shell (1995)

@scifitheatre: Starship Troopers (1997)

Film challenge: World on a Wire (1973) | Jin-Roh (1999)

Feb 3, 2015

Reviews: The Man from Earth (2015) | John Carter (2012) | Monsters (2010) | Europa Report (2013) | Love (2011) | The Man in the High Castle (2015) | E.T. (1982) | Coherence (2013) | The Signal (2014) | Upstream Colour (2013)

Film challenge: Primer (2004) | The Toxic Avenger (1984)

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