“River Song” Spin-Off Show?

A couple of years ago, back in April of 2013, Professor River Song and Captain Jack Harkness met at a party in London and instantly hit it off . . . actually it was actors Alex Kingston and John Barrowman. “We didn’t even say anything, we just looked at each other and went, ‘Aaaaaahhh! My […]

The Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec – Film Review

We first meet Adele on an expedition to Egypt. Her male compatriots try to ditch her but she soon proves she is the most capable one there and leads them deep into the mummy’s tomb. But Adele is not on a search for riches, she has her heart set on a certain mummy who she […]

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – Film Review

Whether or not you know anything about the real Abraham Lincoln, this is a really fun and entertaining film based on a book by Seth Grahame-Smith. The effects are very special, the lighting and camera work are Gothic and moody and the action scenes are dynamic and sometimes even breath-taking. This was a much better […]

Aether: Prologue

Have you ever fallen in love with a world at first sight? That’s the idea behind Aether: Prologue, a proof of concept film from Frame 29 Films. Although the creators are hoping to impress a studio enough to expand the project, this is also about you. While most fan bases come together after the fact, […]

Steampunk Movie: Van Helsing (2004)

The film starts with an homage to classic black and white movies as an angry mob attacks castle Frankenstein in 1887. The twist is that the good doctor’s financial backer is none other than Count Dracula. Meanwhile in Paris, our title character enters the movie with an epic confrontation between him and a truly monstrous Mr. Hyde […]

Sherlock as Shakespeare – Wait, What?

Sherlock Holmes first appeared in a world without motion pictures. That didn’t stop him, however, from becoming one of the most familiar characters to grace the silver screen. In 1900, the first known movie starring Sherlock Holmes appeared. Since then, dozens of films and television series have grown out of the same original stories by […]

Cinematheque – Vagabond

The Pandora Society Short-Film Cinematheque is a showcase of the best of geeky short film, focusing on categories such as science fiction, steampunk, fantasy, live action, animation or music videos, featuring the weird and the wonderful, the strange and the macabre, the dark and the joyful. Grab a drink, sit back, hit play and enjoy! Vagabond is […]

The Weird Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz has been interpreted as everything from political satire to a children’s story, to a musical made famous by color television, to a musical that won Idina Menzel an Oscar. But what if you retold this famous story as a fantasy steampunk thriller? You would get a scarecrow who was actually a […]

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