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Review of Ray Bradbury adaptation Chrysalis

16 November 2009 11:32 PM, PST | | See recent QuietEarth news »

Year: 2009

Directors: Tony Baez Milan

Writers: Tony Baez Milan & Roger Lay Jr & Ray Bradbury (short story)

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Review by: quietearth

Rating: 2 out of 10

I'd love to tell you this post apocalyptic Bradbury adaptation was enjoyable, but I can't. Good cinematography and production design can't hide a weak script backed by poor acting whose trademark is depressing portension and poorly timed outbursts. Set in a world on the brink of collapse where food is rationed and riots fill the news, Chrysalis fulfills it's promised metamorphosis in such a poor fashion that I can't recommend it.

With barely any setup beyond the vision of the world crumbling, which emanates from an old tv set, and the sickness of Smith (one of the scientists), the story is confined to what looks like a fallout shelter. Little more then steel walls and a bank vault of a door, Smith sneaks outside »

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Sdcc 09: Ray Badbury's Chrysalis gets a release date and new poster!

23 July 2009 12:38 PM, PDT | | See recent QuietEarth news »

We've been following this post apocalyptic Bradbury flick for some time and while we're not at Sdcc we do have some goodies for you, including news that it's finally got distribution, not to mention winning Best Sci-Fi Feature Award at the 2008 International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival.

Here's the press release:

Lightning Entertainment has picked up Urban Archipelago Films' production of Ray Bradbury’s Chrysalis for domestic distribution. The film will premiere November 5, 2009, via On Demand through the Time Warner, Charter, and Bright House digital cable providers. Additional dates for multiple other providers including Comcast and digital satellite services will be announced shortly.

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And now for the Sdcc details, Ray Bradbury will be in attendance!

Fans attending the 2009 edition of the San Diego Comic-Con can join legendary fantasy and science-fiction writer Ray Bradbury on Saturday July 25th for a special hour as he discusses his latest projects, »

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