Underdog Cinema: 15 Sci-Fi Movies… AND THEIR TRAILERS

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For this month’s edition of my recommendation column “Underdog Cinema” (Link)

…here are trailers for (most of) the 23 featured fresh, off-beat, quirky or curious Science-Fiction Movies from the last 20 years… that might deserve more attention:

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01: RICHARD SCHENKMAN, “The Man from Earth”, US, 2007.

02: JACO VAN DORMAEL, “Mr. Nobody”, Belgium / Canada, 2009.

03: DUNCAN JONES, “Moon”, UK, 2009.

04: BOB GALE, “Interstate 60”, US / Canada, 2002.

05: CHAN-WOOK PARK, “I’m a Cyborg, but that’s ok”, South Korea, 2006.

06: BRAD ANDERSON, “Happy Accidents”, US, 2000.

07: ESTEBAN SAPIR, “La Antena”, Argentinia, 2007.

08: JOSH TRANK, “Chronicle”, US, 2012.

09: MIKE CAHILL, “Another Earth”, US, 2011.

10: CORY McABEE, “The American Astronaut”, US, 2001.

11: NACHO VIGALONDO, “Timecrimes”, Spain, 2007.

12: GARETH CARRIVICK, “Frequently Asked Questions about Time Travel”, UK, 2009.

13: PIERRE-PAUL RENDERS, “Thomas in Love”, France, 2000.

14: JEONG-KWON KIM, “Ditto”, South Korea, 2000.

15: KATSUYUKI MOTOHIRO, “Summer Time Machine Blues”, Japan, 2005.

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Here are five contemporary classics that I still haven’t seen:

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01: JAMES McTEIGUE, “V for Vendetta”, US/UK, 2005.

02: NEILL BLOMKAMP, “Disctrict 9”, South Africa, 2009.

03: J.J. ABRAMS, “Star Trek”, US, 2009.

04: KURT WIMMER, “Equilibrium”, US, 2002.

05: DARREN ARONOFSKY, “Pi”, US, 1998.

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…and finally, here are three personal favorites:

1: OLIVER STONE, “Wild Palms”, US, 1993 [no trailer – sorry!].

2: ANDREW NICCOL, “Gattaca”, US, 1997.

3: CAMERON CROWE, “Vanilla Sky”, US, 2001.

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