SciFi Tech Talk #000122 – City of Ember

City of Ember (2008)
City of Ember poster Rating: 6.5/10 (46,663 votes)
Director: Gil Kenan
Writer: Caroline Thompson (screenplay), Jeanne Duprau (book)
Stars: David Ryall, Ian McElhinney, Harry Treadaway, Tim Robbins
Runtime: 90 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Released: 10 Oct 2008
Plot: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing ... and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker.

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SciFi Tech Talk #000121 – Paprika

Paprika (2006)
Paprika poster Rating: 7.7/10 (34,929 votes)
Director: Satoshi Kon
Writer: Yasutaka Tsutsui (novel), Seishi Minakami (screenplay), Satoshi Kon (screenplay)
Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Tôru Furuya, Kôichi Yamadera, Katsunosuke Hori
Runtime: 90 min
Rated: R
Genre: Animation, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Released: 25 Nov 2006
Plot: When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.

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City of Ember

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SciFi Tech Talk #000120 – The Martian

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SciFi Tech Talk #000119 – Short Circuit

Short Circuit (1986)
Short Circuit poster Rating: 6.5/10 (37,499 votes)
Director: John Badham
Writer: S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock
Stars: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton
Runtime: 98 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Released: 09 May 1986
Plot: Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.

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The Martian

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