In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vamps on a way to save humankind.
Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Two crew members are stranded on a spacecraft and quickly - and horrifically - realize they are not alone. Two astronauts awaken in a hyper-sleep chamber aboard a seemingly abandoned spacecraft. It's pitch black, they are disoriented, and the only sound is a low rumble and creak from the belly of the ship. They can't remember anything: Who are they? What is their mission? With Lt. Payton staying behind to guide him via radio transmitter, Cpl. Bower ventures deep into the ship and begins to uncover a terrifying reality. Slowly the spacecraft's shocking, deadly secrets are revealed...and the astronauts find their own survival is more important than they could ever have imagined. Written by
The name of the ship, 'Elysium', means a place or state of perfect happiness. In Greek mythology, the preferred heroes of the gods were transported to Elysium, their final resting place at the ends of the Earth. This is a figurative interpretation of the journey to Tanis, the Earth-like planet considered to be the paradise for the "chosen". See more »
While being halfway through shaving (with some sort of laser razor), Bower gets interrupted by a tremor. In the next wide shot he appears to be suddenly done shaving, but he's simply finished and this is a "jump cut" to condense time. See more »
You're all that's left of us. Good luck, God bless, and godspeed.
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I have to say this movie was better than I expected. If you liked Aliens and Resident Evil...this is like both of those movies got together and had a sequel. Well not quite, but the story was good and had no gaping holes in it. The acting was good without going over the top.
I loved the way this movie started; guy wakes up from hyper-sleep his memory is not fully functional, he knows things are not right and has to save the day.
I thought the story was great in that they did not over-explain everything like they have in so many sci-fi movies. The mid plot line was very good never found myself asking "what the hell are you doing", and the ending was very good without being so trivially expected.
Of course Dennis Quaid is a great actor but I really liked watching Ben Foster. He was one of the best actors in 3:10 to Yuma.
Special effects were good but did not need to be over the top because the story was solid. Worth the price of admission.
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