Under the Skin ╳ Jonathan Glazer

Filmmaker Jonathan Glazer (known for SEXY BEAST, BIRTH, Massive Attack’s KARMACOMA and Radiohead’s KARMA POLICE) presents his latest feature Under the Skin. A psychological piece that coldly observes humanity and sexuality through the gaze of an opposing outside force. Get more goosebumps after the jump.

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C: 299,792 km/s

Directors Derek Van Order and Otto Stockmeier bring you the no-VFX-no-greenscreen-all-analog wonder C: 299,792 km/s. A very worthy science fiction short about the end of days, war, and the ultimate search for peace.

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Upstream Color

From Shane Carruth, the helmer of the indie sci-fi mind-boggler Primer, comes his next psychological tension builder Upstream Color. Even with the streamable teasers and summary, I still have no idea what to make of the film. It’s going to be a great watch.

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You can’t beat “The Grid”

Dennis Lui has spent 2 years of filmmaking to bring you the Sci-Fi short film that is – “Plurality”. The film has a very George Orwell, 1984esque presence behind it, with a fascinating and (completely viable) piece of technology in the form of the “Bentham Grid”. But as is always the case with such a…

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Crawlspace

Australian director Justin Dix‘ debut horror film Crawlspace (with a kick-ass tag line that references one of the best sci-fi horror films ever) combines two things I’m deathly afraid of: one, when science goes terribly wrong for everyone, and two, claustrophobic spaces. That being said, I do enjoy a good movie that eerily lingers in my head…

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The Origin of Creatures

Thank you The Origin of Creatures, for sending creepy vibes through my brain and down my spine, in all the right ways. Director Floris Kaayk (who has previously been featured for his work Juxtaposis) presents to us a destroyed future, where appendages with no body, mind, or soul roam the lands for eternity for one…

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TRUE SKIN

Body part replacement is the new norm in a neo-futuristic Thailand. TRUE SKIN is the collaborative efforts of director Stephan Zlotescu, director of photography H1, and N1ON productions. A very impressive display of layered VFX.

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GOLEM

GOLEM, is a CG-wonder by Patrick Mccue and Tobias Wiesner. The visually re-adapted poem takes its lines from Stanislaw Lem‘s (who wrote the original novel to Andrei Tarkovsky‘s adaptation SOLARIS) short story GOLEM XIV. With sound design by Echolab, an original composition by Cliff Martinez, and title design by Melanie Lukhaup.

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