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Survival Code (2013)

Borealis (original title)
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In 2045, a former MMA fighter turned government agent, runs a bar in the tiny town of Borealis - where a number of international interests are vying for control of the area.

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Borealis is a peek into the future, set in a globally warmed north. The year is 2045 and the ice caps have melted, enabling the discovery of the last oil and gas reserve on the planet are in the Canadian North. It's a future we have all seen coming for years. Borealis is the "gold rush" town that springs up to give ya anything you need. For a price. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language, some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Supposed to be a pilot, still hoping for a series
19 May 2014 | by See all my reviews

It seems that quite a few reviewers nailed this 'movie' for an incoherent story that leaves many questions up in the air.

While the 'movie' aired last year, it was never meant as a standalone movie (despite being released for TV as such). It was supposed to be a pilot for a series.

As such, its potential was never accomplished. Ty Olsson is a decent action hero and while the rest of the cast were relatively unknown, many of them had potential.

I found the episode to be intriguing and a bit nicer than the likes of 'Defiance' for example. What I love about it is that it doesn't pretend to more than it is.

When talking Sci-Fi, I'm fairly fed-up with humanoid 'aliens' that are nothing more than exaggerations of human traits rather than really 'alien' and whose purpose is to make the human race look profound and complex.

Borealis felt, shortly, like a breath of fresh air. I still hope for a revival.


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Borealis is an awesome series.. michel_vigeant
Did this show make it to syndication? wse-jack
Borealis shows promise, please somebody pick it up, kickstart it? madiggy
Borealis should be resurrected. krdeleon
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