Go Back   Home > SciFlicks SQUAD! Forums > Sci-Fi Movies Galleria > Sci-Fi Movie Titles: [ S -- Z ] > Sphere (1998)

Welcome to the SciFlicks SQUAD! Forums.

You are currently viewing our community boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions, articles and access our other FREE features. By joining our free and open-minded sci-fi community you will be able to start and reply to forum discussions, write movie reviews, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or with your account please contact support here.

Sphere (1998)

Terror can fill any space. | guide

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Jun 14, 2006, 05:03 AM   #16
Seraph's Avatar
2,121 flights since Feb 2003
Location: Somewhere between Lucifer and Limbo
Re: Crap!

A: Oooh we have a cool Michael Crichton book - that never fails. Now we just need some A Listers...
B: Hey I know, lets get Samual L Jackson - then all the kids will want to see it
A: Yeah yeah, Sharon Stone too, gotta add some sex appeal
B: Dustin Hoffman will add some real class to the film
A: Cool, got a script?
B: Meh, we'll figure that out later

It should have been so good too. Sientient life not from earth, underwater claustrophobia, hallicinations/atltered perceptions and what did we get? Lets all hold hands and close our eyes.
Seraph is offline Reply With Quote
Old Jun 14, 2006, 10:11 PM   #17
mack's Avatar
1,988 flights since Dec 2002
Location: Planet Earth
Re: Crap!

Originally posted by mack
I found it to be more sinister and eerie rather than pyschologically chilling and terror-filled (like EH).

In retrospect, I also thoroughly enjoy these types of movies - Mothman Prophecies was also as ploddingly slow with an undercurrent of oddness/unknown.

Its not so horrific as EH, and its something I'd probably let the little children watch (if I had any) in order to let them develop some sense of that teasing-not-quite-scared-yet-but-worried feeling. Its like perpetual anticipation at a low drone, rather than at a high-pitched, stomach clenching pace. Somewhere, some director is going to learn to mesh the two well, and deliver an awesome climax to a film. Wait. Steven King does it already.
mack is offline Reply With Quote
Old Jun 15, 2006, 04:38 AM   #18
Old One Pikeman
Splendiferous's Avatar
3,132 flights since Mar 2002
Location: Dreaming in plush R'lyeh
Re: Crap!

Loved the book - still can't get through the beginning of the film. It sends me to sleep every time.
Splendiferous is offline Reply With Quote

← Previous Thread | Next Thread → Home > SciFlicks SQUAD! Forums > Sci-Fi Movies Galleria > Sci-Fi Movie Titles: [ S -- Z ] > Sphere (1998)

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Cool Or Crap?
i saw an advert for this on TV but didn't watch it. it looked crap. but what did you think? i might rent it if its good...
crap CGI
Having just read the '2005 sci fi' thread and the worry about the graphics of the upcoming Transformers film, i was just wondering, what are the most...
Rate the TV series Farscape
Rate the TV series Farscape
My Crap Movie Site
Hey, I'm not sure if I've posted this one before, but anyway, I've got a website full of my crap no-budget horror comedies. If anyone's interested,...
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:16 PM.
SciFlicks cannot be held liable for the opinions expressed in these public forums.
SciFlicks Copyright 1998-2011, Popcorn Studios.
vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.