Love has many components – physical attraction, pheromones, appreciation of similarities and differences, and so on. In Netflix’s Altered Carbon, where bodies (sleeves) can be replaced/exchanged by simply moving one’s digitally recorded soul (stacks) into a new sleeve, how does love even work? In a new video, the series creator and stars take a look […]
Tag: Joel Kinnaman
You can see elements of other science fiction classics in Altered Carbon – protagonist wakes up after hundreds of year (Samurai Jack); those who can afford it can live forever via imprinting their souls on ‘stacks,’ which then be inserted into the body (called a sleeve) of one’s choosing (Ghost in the Shell) and a […]
Altered Carbon director Laeta Kalogridis and her cast take us behind the scenes for a look at the series’ unique fight sequences. Netflix’s Altered Carbon premieres on February 2nd.
After 250 years, a detective (Joel Kinnaman) is revived – in a new body – and asked to solve the murder of the man who hires him (James Purefoy). In a world where human consciousness can be uploaded to an unlimited number of bodies, this will not be as easy as it sounds. Altered Carbon […]
250 years into the future life can be extended indefinitely with new technology. Watch the cast and crew of Altered Carbon delve into the world and the backstory of the show.
Based on the classic cyberpunk noir novel by Richard K. Morgan, Altered Carbon is an intriguing story of murder, love, sex, and betrayal, set more than 300 years in the future – when a wealthy, lived man hires a soldier – who’s been ‘on ice’ for a long time – to investigate his murder. Altered […]
Shawn McGuire is a former crime boss who has gone legit. Jimmy Conlon is his former button man who drinks to kill the memory of the faces of those he killed for Shawn. Shawn still keeps him around – takes care of him, really – because of their deep friendship. That all ends when Jimmy […]
1953: A disgraced Russian cop (he wouldn’t denounce his wife s a traitor) is saddled with the investigation into the ‘accidental’ death of a young boy – but the boy was clearly murdered. His investigation leads to the discovery of others, also ignored or covered up – ‘murder is a capitalist disease!’ Tom Hardy stars […]
You can tell RoboCop made by someone who understands how to make an action movie – the editing is superb and the camerawork both muscular and dextrous. Outside of Samuel L. Jackson’s tabloid television host, Pat Novak, there’s almost none of the demented genius of the original – though there are more than a few […]
Do I really need to say anything else? Robocop is in theaters Friday, February 7, 2014.
The first trailer for MGM’s Robocop reboot makes it clear that there is one big change at the most basic level of the story – from the moment he wakes up in his new form, Detective Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) knows exactly who he is. So the movie isn’t just a gussied up retread, it’s […]