Film Genre Meme: science fiction (2/5)
I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
We sort of talked about not using what we called ‘space funk’; which was just beautiful things for the sake of it. We talked more about the beauty in science. So it’s like finding that beauty in reality. - Mark Tildesley
Wanted: Somebody to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. P.O. Box 91 Ocean View, WA 99393. You’ll get paid after we get back. Must bring your own weapons. Safety not guaranteed. I have only done this once before.
Today. Today… at the edge of our hope, at the end of our time, we have chosen not only to believe in ourselves, but in each other. Today there is not a man nor woman in here that shall stand alone. Not today. Today we face the monsters that are at our door, and bring the fight to them. Today, we are canceling the apocalypse!!
The important thing is that you all keep searching for your own answers. I’ll tell you one thing about the universe, though. The universe is a pretty big place. It’s bigger than anything anyone has ever dreamed of before. So if it’s just us… seems like an awful waste of space. Right?
In case you people have forgotten, this block operates under the same rules as the rest of the city. Ma-Ma is not the law… I am the law. Ma-Ma is a common criminal; guilty of murder, guilty of the manufacture and distribution of the narcotic known as Slo-Mo, and as of now under sentence of death. Any who obstruct me in carrying out my duty will be treated as an accessory to her crimes… you have been warned. And as for you Ma-Ma… judgement time.
We must reach far beyond our own lifespans. We must think not as individuals, but as a species. We must confront the reality of interstellar travel. [x]
Ethan: I put the family in the spaceship so they’ll be safe.
Molly: Safe from what?
Extant (series premiere July 9th, 2014)
What I’m about to tell you, Nick… you may find a bit disturbing. Due to circumstances surrounding your condition, I’m afraid that our information is extremely limited.
The Signal (2014; dir. William Eubank)