Tag: steampunk

Metropolis (2001) 7.2

Metropolis (2001)

Metropolis is a visually stunning, rich, and memorable pleasure. It's contributors have brought us other classics such as Astroboy and Akira. The story takes place in the muti-leveled, fascinating, megalopolis called Met...

Vidocq (2001) 6.5

Vidocq (2001)

Paris. 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappeared as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months. His young biographer, Etienne Boisset, decides to have re...

Tai Chi 2: The Hero Rises (2012) 6.2

Tai Chi 2: The Hero Rises (2012)

About the early years of Yang Luchan, a Tai chi master. The man who founded Tai Chi in the 19th century and what has now become the most popular Tai Chi style in the world. The second instalment of the "Tai Chi" trilogy ...

The Man Who Saved Christmas-2002 6.6

The Man Who Saved Christmas-2002

Although their own father, bank Charles, refuses them a loan to start a novelty American toys company to rival the established German import, the brothers A.C. and Frank succeed, especially with constructive and educatio...

The Empire of Corpses-2015 6

The Empire of Corpses-2015

After breaking the law of reanimating human corpses, young Watson has to either work for the government or face punishment. He has to go on a secret mission, to find the notes of Viktor Frankenstein, who reanimated the f...

April and the Extraordinary World-2015 7.3

April and the Extraordinary World-2015

In 1941, the world is radically different from the one we know from history books. Geopolitics has developed strangely: Napoleon V rules France and, for the last 70 years, scholars have been mysteriously disappearing, de...

Vintage Tomorrows-2015 6.5

Vintage Tomorrows-2015

VINTAGE TOMORROWS examines Steampunk's origins, explosive growth, and cultural significance. Is the Steampunk movement a homogenized, privileged subculture or a reclamation of technology from the hands of Silicon Valley?...

Robin Hood-2018 5.3

Robin Hood-2018

A war-hardened crusader Robin of Loxley (Taron Egerton) and his Moorish commander (Jamie Foxx) mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown....

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight-2018 6.7

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight-2018

In an age of mystery and superstition, how would the people of Gotham react to a weird creature of the night, a bat-garbed vigilante feared by the guilty and the innocent alike? The very first Elseworlds tale re-imagines...

Robot Carnival-1987 7

Robot Carnival-1987

This is a Fantasia-like anthology of robots. The most noble are Presence, Deprive, and Nightmare. Nightmare is the story of an evil, cybernetic overlord that rises one night and unleashes its robotic servants. Deprive is...

Hugo-2011 7.5

Hugo-2011

Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. He learned to fix clocks and other gadgets from his father and uncle which he puts to use keeping the train station clocks running. The only th...

The Time Machine-2002 6

The Time Machine-2002

Based on the classic sci-fi novel by H.G. Wells, scientist and inventor, Alexander Hartdegen, is determined to prove that time travel is possible. His determination is turned to desperation by a personal tragedy that now...

9-2009 7.1

9-2009

In a world destroyed in a war between man and machine, a hand-stitched doll with the number 9 written on its back comes to life. The world he has awakened in is frightening, but he quickly learns that he is not alone and...

Howl’s Moving Castle-2004 8.2

Howl’s Moving Castle-2004

A love story between an 18-year-old girl named Sophie, cursed by a witch into an old woman's body, and a magician named Howl. Under the curse, Sophie sets out to seek her fortune, which takes her to Howl's strange moving...

Mortal Engines-2018 6.1

Mortal Engines-2018

A mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw, emerges as the only one who can stop a giant, predator city on wheels devouring everything in its path. Feral, and fiercely driven by the memory of her mother, Hester joins forces w...

Wild Wild West-1999 4.9

Wild Wild West-1999

Jim West is a guns-a-blazing former Civil War hero. Artemus Gordon is an inventive U.S. Marshal who excels in disguise. When the United States is threatened by psychotic Confederate Arliss Loveless, President Ulysses S G...

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow-2004 6

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow-2004

In 1939, an intrepid reporter in New York City makes a connection between the story she's covering -- of famous scientists suddenly disappearing around the world, and a recent attack on the city by giant robots. Determin...

War of the Worlds: Goliath-2012 5.4

War of the Worlds: Goliath-2012

A retro-futuristic epic of steampunk battle set in 1914. It has been 15 years since the original H.G. Wells Martian invasion. Fearing another attack, the human race has prepared itself. This is the story of the battle tr...

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen-2003 5.8

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen-2003

Renowned adventurer Allan Quatermain leads a team of extraordinary figures with legendary powers to battle the technological terror of a madman known as "The Fantom". This "League" comprises seafarer and inventor Captain...

The Time Machine-1960 7.6

The Time Machine-1960

On January 5, 1900, a disheveled looking H.G. Wells - George to his friends - arrives late to his own dinner party. He tells his guests of his travels in his time machine, the work about which his friends knew. They were...