Pandorum Exposes the Nuts and Bolts of Starship Design
07.13.09 by reelz
The upcoming deep space sci-fi flick Pandorum has definitely been trying to stake out some pretty edgy territory along the border of science fiction and horror. In fact, recently released posters for the movie have definitely fallen on the skin-peeling horror side of the line.
Now some concept designs for the bridge and other parts of the starship are fleshing out the more sci-fi aspects of the film. This is no Enterprise, though. Here, the captain's chair is embedded in the center of some kind of holographic user interface and the majority of the design seems inspired by boiler rooms and submarines. Despite the vast size of the ship, spaces everywhere are just a little too busy and claustrophobic for humans to ever really feel at home. And that's where the horror comes back in...