In 2028, cartoonist Han Cho becomes obsessed with his neighbor, an assassin named Nana. He professes his love for her but she remains indifferent. By accident Han Cho finds an amnesia-inducing drug which he uses to spike Nana’s drink. With her memory blanked out, Nana is told that she is Han Cho’s girlfriend.
Combining ancient designs discovered on the Silk Road, and an enigmatic natural power called the Origin, Zhang Meng created Arti-C, a powerful mechanical man made of wood and metal. Having stirred up fears, he was accused of treason and slain — but not before entrusting the Arti to his son Mo, who controls the wooden robot, and his daughter Tong, a cocky swordswoman. The siblings, now grown, pursue a perilous quest across the desert in search of the legendary city of Loulan, where they hope to find the Origin at its source. However, with ambitious royal schemes afoot and a mysterious tribe guarding the Origin, the Zhangs’ goal will not be easy to achieve. In the battle to come, are they even on the right side?
Henry opened a window into another universe. But the last thing he ever thought he would find on the other side was love.
Tricia Stevens, a young and beautiful woman, has a normal life. Suddenly, she finds herself in a world where there is no sense. The deceptions that are not related to real life, the extremity of sexual freedom, the most dangerous of all danger ... all shake Tricia's life. Life is different now.
While searching the past for her missing father with a time machine of her own invention, the young protagonist Spectropia is accidentally transported to New York in 1931. There she finds herself in the body of a female sleuth called Verna de Mott. Spectropia is a time travel drama exploring the anxieties generated by capitalist consumer culture and emerging technologies through a ghost story and the metaphor of supernatural possession.
The sad tale of R32, an old obsolete and lonely robot who got replaced by a newer model by its previous owners and now roams the streets alone. He’s running low on repairs but all he needs is a helpful hand.
Spectre is a 2005 Tokusatsu short film created by Konami. Spectre stars Shinji Kasahara in the lead role as Tetsuya Teresaki, codename Spectre. The movie chronicles D.O.E Agent Tetsuya who, after dealing with a mission involving tracking a fugitive alien, is sent on a new mission to deal with alien invaders trying to steal an alien artifact from a local archaeological research site.
After an eye-opening night out with a friend, a cabaret performer must decide whether to save her sister, or save herself.
On the final day of his life, an android has an unexpected encounter that alters the course of his existence. This is the prologue; The moment where it all begins.
In the year 2123, a group of mercenaries in post-apocalyptic Manhattan become unlikely heroes when they are framed as criminals and must clear their name while restoring balance to their city.
A work-obsessed inventor uses a video-telephone to spy on his girlfriend, who in turn uses film to teach him a lesson. (MoMA)
In a twist on the “Baby Incubator” phenomenon of the age, a fall into a slop pit gives a heavyweight farmer the power to incubate chicken eggs on his belly, much to the delight and advantage of his neighbors.
From a futuristic airship, the French police stop crime, arrest criminals, and catch dogs without touching the ground. (MoMA)
In 2014, artist Olafur Eliasson and filmmaker Claire Denis connected for the first time to explore and discuss their common fascination with phenomena that have not yet been fully explained by science – such as black holes – and their shared interest in abstraction. This short film by Denis, contemplating tests for Eliasson's work ‘Contact’, is one outcome of that conversation which would eventually lead to their collaboration on Denis's film High Life (2018), in which Eliasson designed the light installations of the spaceship.
"Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement" questions commonly held beliefs about disability and normalcy by exploring technologies that promise to change our bodies and mind forever. Told primarily through the perspectives of five people with disabilities, a scientist, journalist, community organizer, bionics engineer and exoskeleton test pilot, FIXED takes a close look at the implications of emerging human enhancement technologies for the future of humanity.
The ASH (Abnormal Species Humanoid) first appeared in the beginning of the 1980s. They looked like humans, but they weren't. The ASH can be identified by a pulsating appendage on their back; it resembles an embossed root clutching the spine. These humanoid creatures have the power to destroy telepathically via a deadly impulse which hemorrhages brain cells. Their goal is to populate the planet via random sexual contact and then take control. There are special police units who fight the ASH. This top secret organization is called The Society For Environment Protection and its agents are called psychosists
A love doctor successfully produces men on order for needy women, until his system for delivering them – through the mail as puppets in canisters - goes awry.