Supernova: An all-day celebration of sci-fi cinema
Event Horizon + Lifeforce (18)
Time Slot: 11.00pm-2.40am
Our final double bill of Supernova shifts our focus to the stars with screenings of the nightmarish cult classics, 'Event Horizon' and 'Lifeforce'.
Paul W. S. Anderson may be best known to audiences these days for his work on the 'Resident Evil' and 'Alien vs Predator' film franchises, but his finest work came in 1997’s space horror, 'Event Horizon . Anchored by strong performances from Sam Neill and Laurence Fishbourne, Anderson permeates his film with an atmosphere of dread and terror that has earned it a strong cult following in the 20 years since its release.
In the second half of this double bill, 'Lifeforce', director Tobe Hooper, best known for his debut film 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre', has created one of the most intelligent vampire films of all time. By combining a monsters from space motif with the intelligence and tone of classic British science-fiction such as 'The Quatermass Experiment', our final film of the day will be a pleasant surprise for many of our audience who may be unfamiliar with it..