PROSPECT Is A Sci-Fi Thriller With A Lo-Fi Feel

Share2Tweet+12 Shares  Western films and space science fiction have long been the two great tastes that taste great together, like beans and bacon-flavored food pills. From ’30s serials like The Phantom Empire, to the throwback sci-fi of the ’70s and ’80s like Star Wars and Outland, to modern mashups like Cowboy Bebop and Firefly, filmmakers have combined the two ostensibly incompatible genres to create something more. Prospect —a sci-fi thriller by first-time writers/directors Christopher Caldwell and Zeek Earl, released through Gunpowder & Sky’s sci-fi label, DUST—continues that tradition by presenting a world as bleak as it is textured. “Space” and “the West”, as … Continue reading PROSPECT Is A Sci-Fi Thriller With A Lo-Fi Feel