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.
The wanted criminal Riddick arrives on a planet called Helion Prime, and finds himself up against an invading empire called the Necromongers, an army that plans to convert or kill all humans in the universe.
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
Pandorum supposedly refers to Orbital Dysfunctional Syndrome. It is a psychotic break which takes place amongst ship's captains when they become convinced a mission is cursed, essentially a descent into madness brought on by the pressures of life in space impinging on an individual's sense of paranoia. This is a completely fictional condition. See more »
As with many space-based movies the whole issue of gravity creates a problem however, unusually, in this case it is a character error as opposed to a plot hole or a revealing mistake. It is revealed at the end of the movie that the space ship has already landed on an earth-like planet, so is is perfectly reasonable that earth-like gravity applies throughout the movie, however the fact that this gravity is present on board should have revealed to the wakening crew that they were not traveling through open space. See more »
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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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