January 03, 2015

Good science fiction, for a change?

There's a movie coming out this month called "Predestination", which is based on "All you Zombies" by Heinlein. I wonder if it will be any good?

Posted by: Steven Den Beste in General Entertainment at 08:33 AM | Comments (8) | Add Comment
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1 January & a book adaptation?
It's going to be horrifically bad.

Posted by: sqa at January 03, 2015 09:26 AM (Qhoon)

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It's not a book, it's a short story. I'm a bit worried about what they might have done to make it long enough for a movie.

But sometimes adaptations of short stories can turn into excellent movies e.g. "Do Androids dream of Electric Sheep?"

I fear you're right. For one thing, the character listed as "The Unmarried Mother" is a gorgeous redheaded woman. In the story, the "Unmarried Mother" is a man. And

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at January 03, 2015 09:42 AM (+rSRq)

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Posted by: Wonderduck at January 03, 2015 10:10 AM (jGQR+)

4 According to the trailer, they're going to incorporate the actual plot twist of the story.  

Posted by: BigFire at January 05, 2015 10:50 AM (LSx3v)

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Posted by: BigFire at January 05, 2015 10:53 AM (LSx3v)

6 Odd, it's also already on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCyYsZ3KsQE

Posted by: BigFire at January 05, 2015 10:53 AM (LSx3v)

7 I watched the movie last night, and it was far better than I expected it to be.

Posted by: RickC at January 06, 2015 05:45 AM (0a7VZ)

8 This is an Australian made movie that was released there for a couple of months now.  It's only now hitting the theaters in United States.  

Posted by: BigFire at January 06, 2015 09:40 AM (LSx3v)

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