The film stars Scarlett Johansson as Laura, an alien without empathy for human life who seduces men for unknown reasons, taking them to a pitch black room where they wade into a mysterious pool of liquid that sucks them down, leaving behind floating sacks of skin.
PERSIS KHAMBATTA — STAR TREK THE MOTION PICTURE 1979 This former Miss India 1965 continued the grand Star Trek tradition of wearing short skirts as the bald Deltan navigator Lieutenant Ilia.
Akira is almost single-handedly responsible for the early 1990s boom in anime in the West, its aesthetic vision rippling across every major art form, inspiring an entire generation of artists, filmmakers and even musicians in its wake.
Before long, they fall in love, but as you might imagine, it's a tricky romance and one that leaves broken hearts behind as Samatha continues to embrace her alternate experience of life and love.
Science fiction has never been known as a particularly titillating genre.
Throughout that push and pull, there is the mounting sense of escape—of Tarkovsky escaping the Soviet Union and its restrictions on his films, maybe—as equally as there is the sense that escape should never be attempted.