IR Interview: Erica Beeney & Rupert Wyatt For “Captive State” [Focus] – Part II
Note: this article is a rough draft / beginning and will be populated shortly with a link to my demo reel from the earliest period, and one or two more from more recent times. I was only a couple of years out of college when I got my first job as a video producer. Prior […]
Captive State (2019) ★★ / ★★★★ Social commentary-heavy “Captive State,” based on the screenplay by Erica Beeney and Rupert Wyatt, is an interesting lo-fi science-fiction picture on paper. Instead of engaging in ostentatious display of special and visual effects through action sequences or focusing on elegant character development, a detached approach is employed as the […]
This week, we have already shared trailers for Fuck You All: The Uwe Boll Story, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Here’s the best of the rest: Captive State is the latest science fiction epic from director Rupert Wyatt. Wyatt previously proved himself with Rise of the Planet of the […]
“Captive State” is a movie I wanted to enjoy. It’s a lower budget sci-fi flick helmed by a director I like. Unfortunately, things didn’t really work out. Directed by Rupert Wyatt, “Captive State” picks up nine years after an alien race landed on Earth and established a treaty with the planet’s leaders. While there’s a […]
The fraught world of Captive State is interesting, a political landscape ten years into an alien occupation. We follow a small band of human resistance fighters working to get past a security stopgap to strike back at the alien overlords who resemble human-sized pine trees. John Goodman plays a police security chief trying to unravel […]
How can a world with no crime, no poverty, and minimal unemployment look so bleak? It could be the giant floating “legislature” controlling the population… but that’s just an educated guess. The image is the climax of the new trailer for “Captive State”, a terrifying political sci-fi flick from “Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes” […]
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