Video: Event Horizon - Trailer [HD], 1997
Excerpt from Roger Ebert's Review of Event Horizon (1997) / August 15, 1997
The obvious inspiration for ``Event Horizon'' is a much better film, Andrei Tarkovsky's ``Solaris'' (1972), where a space station orbits a vast planet. The planet in that film is apparently alive, and creates hallucinations in the minds of the orbiters, making them think they're back on Earth with their families. Same thing happens in ``Event Horizon,'' where the crew members hallucinate about family members they miss, love or feel guilty about. But while Tarkovsky was combining the subconscious with the Gaia hypothesis, ``Event Horizon'' uses the flashbacks mostly for shocks and false alarms...
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