The New Science
Fiction Movie Serenity debuts in Theaters
September 30th 2005
Serenity Movie -
Sci Fi buffs
should be excited about this movie. It takes place in 26th
century outer space. The movie reunites the defunct Fox network
Firefly TV series cast in a wild-west atmosphere big screen Sci Fi
drama. Fox cut the series after 11 episodes in 2002.
The end of the
series spurred a cult legion. The series loyalists call themselves
browncoats after the small band of freedom fighters at the shows
center. It is expected that these loyalists will pack the
centers around Captain Malcolm Reynolds. Reynolds runs a
transport-for-hire space vessel pulling off small crimes for a
living. He has taken on two new passengers a young doctor Simon
and his telepathic sister named River.
Come to find
out, the new passengers are fugitives from the coalition that
dominates the universe. This coalition, or Universal Alliance, will
stop at nothing to reclaim the telepath.
To add to the
confusion there is a tribe of demented space travelers called
Reavers who have de-evolved into savage cannibals. On one side we
have the Alliance, embodied by The Operative, who is utterly
intractable morally and will kill anybody, describes Whedon. On
the other side, we have the Reavers.
premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and is
receiving great reviews on the Google movie review site (4.3 out of
5). Science Fiction fans, including those that have been keen on
Battlestar Galactica and Star Wars should love the movie. There are
no aliens though.
written and directed by Oscar and Emmy-nominated Joss Whedon.
Whedon is responsible for worldwide television hits including Buffy
the Vampire Slayer and Angel. The film is produced by Barry Mendel.
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