In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage - a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system.
Two strangers. A chance meeting at the airport. A mutual sympathy... And in the end, flight N1019 will arrive on time today, but possibly without one passenger. Lisa Risert has always been afraid of flying, but the fear of flying is nothing compared to what she is about to experience.
A group of "green" extremists invade a primate research center and release a monkey infected with a virus of unstoppable aggression from a secret research laboratory. The deadly virus, transmitted through blood in a matter of seconds, causes instant infection and, in contact with any living creature, turns it into a bloodthirsty monster.
Twenty-eight days later, the entire United Kingdom is gripped by a terrible epidemic: many evacuate, others seek safety in the hope of escaping. Those who are lucky enough not to be infected are hiding in an abandoned house with a group of military personnel.
In 1819, the American ship Essex, with a crew of two dozen men on board, set out from a port in Massachusetts to go whaling. In the fall of 1820 the hunt was interrupted by an attack on the ship by a giant sperm whale, which forced the sailors to move to lifeboats. For more than three months they struggled to survive in the middle of the ocean...
Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sand path.
Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.
The year 2057. The sun is dying, and humanity faces the prospect of extinction. Planet Earth's last hope lies in the Icarus 2, a spaceship crewed by eight men and women, led by Captain Kaneda. Their mission is to deliver a nuclear charge with which to reignite the fading Sun.
Michael is a perpetual waster. He owes money to Perrier, a local thug. When two enforcers demand payment by nightfall, Michael does a burglary with two others but won't be paid till morning. All he has to do is stay away from the thugs until he can get the money then give it to Perrier. But the lads catch Michael and start to deliver a beating, but Brenda, Michael's suicidal neighbor, shoots one. Now they must run for their lives, accompanied by Jim, Michael's estranged father who claims to be dying and has come to reconcile with his son. Will any of the trio see the sun rise? And can Michael become enlightened, become a better man?
Intermission is an urban love story about people adrift and their convoluted journeys in the search for some kind of love. When the desperately insecure and emotionally inarticulate John breaks up with Deirdre to 'give her a little test' his plan backfires leaving her broken-hearted and him alone and miserable. Through chance and coincidence, their break-up triggers a roller coaster ride of interweaving escapades in the lives of everyone around them. Intermission presents a slice of life, the passage between breaking up and making up, exploring how our lives intersect, and the power we all possess to affect the lives of those around us.