Join Norwescon members for an evening of science fiction and fantasy movies. Due to licensing issues, you must have a subscription to the streaming service and be logged in to the service to watch the film. We are using a Chrome browser plugin called Scener to sync the movie and enable live text chat. The link to join is https://scener.com/smarier.
(Movies may change based on availability on the streaming services.)
Thursday: Amazon Prime
Movie: Dragonslayer (PG)
Runtime: 1h 49m
Description: A young wizarding apprentice is sent to kill a dragon which has been devouring girls from a nearby kingdom.
Movie: Johnny Mnemonic (R, strong sci-fi violence, language)
Runtime: 1h 36m
Description: A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza.
Movie: Highlander (R, strong action violence, a scene of sexuality and some language)
Runtime: 1h 56m
Description: An immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his immortal opponents, a murderously brutal barbarian who lusts for the fabled “prize.”
Movie: Space Sweepers (TV-MA – Mild Violence and Profanity)
Runtime: 2h 16m
Description: Blockbuster from South Korea. When the crew of a space junk collected ship called The Victory discover a humanoid robot named Dorothy that’s known to be a weapon of mass destruction, they get involved in a risky business deal.
Movie: Code 8 (NR, mild sex, moderate violence, severe profanity)
Runtime: 1h 38m
Description: A super-powered construction worker falls in with a group of criminals in order to raise the funds to help his ill mother.
Movie: Altered Carbon: Resleeved (TV-MA, violence, gore, sex, nudity)
Runtime: 1h 14m
Description: On the planet Latimer, reawakened Takeshi Kovacs must protect a teenage tattooist named Holly while investigating the death of a yakuza boss alongside Gina, a strangely familiar no-nonsense CTAC agent. Animated. Based on a P.K. Dick Award winning novel.
Saturday: HBO Max
Movie: Time Bandits (PG, mild violence)
Runtime: 1h 50m
Description: A young boy accidentally joins a band of time travelling dwarves, as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.
Movie: Aliens (R, monster violence, language)
Runtime: 2h 17m
Description: Fifty-seven years after surviving an apocalyptic attack aboard her space vessel by merciless space creatures, Officer Ripley awakens from hyper-sleep and tries to warn anyone who will listen about the predators.
Movie: Mad Max: Fury Road (R, intense sequences of violence, disturbing images)
Description: In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.