|AND THE WINNER IS...Primer (2004), which Netflix describes as being written, directed, |
and starring Shane Carruth, this low-budget sci-fi thriller centers on a pair
of engineers who accidentally create a time machine.
|Jennifer Connelly in "Dark City|
UNDERRATED SCI FI FILMS—What a bummer it rained all day at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. What’s worse than a soggy red carpet or serious rain on designer togs? But, there’s hope here in the ‘hood. Time Mag just repeated what it thinks are the five most underrated science fiction-style films of recent vintage.
So, call over to North Park’s Lefty’s for a Chicago-style thin-crust pizza; then stop by Stone Brewery outlet in South Park for some serious craft brews and invite your facebook friends over for a Cinema Noir de Soir. Most films can be found on Netflix.
Here’s the list with the best last:
4. Gattica, 1997 (Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman)
3. Serenity, 2005 (Sean Maher and Summer Glau)
2. Dark City, 1998 (Jennifer Connelly and Kiefer Sutherland)
1. Primer, 2004 ($7,000 total budget for film, who needs stars).
Here’s the original Time article
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