Finally: a sci-fi porn movie that wants to be a SCI-FI porn movie

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Marc Bernardin
Dec 15, 2012

We're living in boom era for geek-oriented adult features, most of which play on either nostalgia for TV shows or comic books of our youth or more, shall we say, base desires. But Horizon looks like it could be different.

If I didn't tell you that Horizon was a porn flick, I don't think you'd be able to tell by looking at this trailer. Oh, I'm sure none of the actors can act, but director Sam Hain is wise to hide this fact in much the same way that director Renny Harlin didn't put any dialogue in the trailer for Sylvester Stallone's Cliffhanger: You lead with your strength, and Horizon's strength seems to be some halfway decent CG effects.

And the story doesn't seem to be too bad, either:

Horizon takes place in the year 2085, after a civilization of extraterrestrial origin has invaded Earth. About one-third of the planet's nine billion inhabitants have been killed; nearly two billion more have been evacuated to a military base hidden in the core of the planet Mercury.

Of the four billion humans who remain on Earth, all are expected to perish within 48 hours. Taking a last stand against the alien onslaught, one Marine battalion remains on the surface. But they are in retreat, seeking shelter in the space cruiser Horizon.

Clearly, they're going for a bit of a Battlestar Galactica feel, with all the poundy drums and space Marines and cockpit shots. And, maybe it's the randy 18-year-old in me talking, but BSG plus nudity doesn't sound all that bad.

(Via Oh No They Didn't, AVN, and io9)

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