In a twist on the “Baby Incubator” phenomenon of the age, a fall into a slop pit gives a heavyweight farmer the power to incubate chicken eggs on his belly, much to the delight and advantage of his neighbors.
From a futuristic airship, the French police stop crime, arrest criminals, and catch dogs without touching the ground. (MoMA)
Claire Denis, Olafur Eliasson, 2014
"Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement" questions commonly held beliefs about disability and normalcy by exploring technologies that promise to change our bodies and mind forever. Told primarily through the perspectives of five people with disabilities, a scientist, journalist, community organizer, bionics engineer and exoskeleton test pilot, FIXED takes a close look at the implications of emerging human enhancement technologies for the future of humanity.
The ASH (Abnormal Species Humanoid) first appeared in the beginning of the 1980s. They looked like humans, but they weren't. The ASH can be identified by a pulsating appendage on their back; it resembles an embossed root clutching the spine. These humanoid creatures have the power to destroy telepathically via a deadly impulse which hemorrhages brain cells. Their goal is to populate the planet via random sexual contact and then take control. There are special police units who fight the ASH. This top secret organization is called The Society For Environment Protection and its agents are called psychosists
A love doctor successfully produces men on order for needy women, until his system for delivering them – through the mail as puppets in canisters - goes awry.
The last of the empire of man's elite vanguard seeks his revenge against those that destroyed his world and assassinated his emperor.
A spin-off short of "Helldriver," dealing with survivors in the dangerous northern territories.
A young female Japanese hacker returns to Tokyo for a short visit and is quickly caught up in a web of crime and violence by the city's most notorious hikikomori psychopath.
An assassin known as Wind Yip (Sharla Cheung) is thought to be a robot after she is seen ripping the guts out of the president of a large corporation and dodging a hail of bullets from police. Later, she shows up at the corporation to steal the Diamond of Emperor Chen which is the key to a vast treasure. But another group of thieves, led by Ko Kit (Anita Yuen), are also trying to steal the diamond for their boss who has labeled the operation the Crystal Fortune Run. After guards are alerted, Ko takes the jewel and leaves Wind to fend off the guards.
TV adaptation of Jules Verne's posthumously published novel.
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