Tag Archives: Science fiction

Welcome to Philip K. Dick’s dystopia

Nothing is private and no one is free By David Samuels Source: UnHerd Philip K. Dick, whose novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? inspired the film Blade Runner, did not live to enjoy his Hollywood success. He died on March 2, 1982, … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Guidance

Guidance By Benjamin Franz Source: Film Threat This year I have started to explore a more cultural take on my favorite genre by experiencing China’s take on science fiction. Cixin Liu wrote a phenomenal trilogy, The Three-Body Problem, which will be adapted … Continue reading

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Dictatorship in Disguise: Authoritarian Monsters Wreak Havoc on Our Freedoms

By John & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “You see them on the street. You watch them on TV. You might even vote for one this fall. You think they’re people just like you. You’re wrong. Dead wrong.” — They Live  We’re … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Annihilation

Movie review: Annihilation By Frank Kaminski Source: Resilience.org Annihilation Directed by Alex Garland; screenplay by Alex Garland; based on the novel Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer; cinematographed by Rob Hardy; edited by Barney Pilling; music by Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury; production design … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes: The Most Violent and Bleak of the Franchise The fourth Apes movie, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, showcased Caesar’s controversial and timely fight for freedom. By Don Kaye Source: Den of … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: 2081

Source: Wikipedia 2081 is a 2009 science fiction featurette which premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival on May 29, 2009. It is directed and written by Chandler Tuttle, based on the 1961 short story “Harrison Bergeron” by author Kurt … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Seobok

REVIEW: ‘Seobok: Project Clone’ Is a Well-balanced Philosophical Sci-Fi Action Film By Ricardo Gallegos Source: But Why Tho? Lee-Yong Ju’s science fiction film Seobok: Project Clone delves into one of the genre’s most prominent philosophical concerns: the fate of men. And even … Continue reading

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The Future Is Here: Dystopian Movies Fit for a Dystopian World

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “The Internet is watching us now. If they want to. They can see what sites you visit. In the future, television will be watching us, and customizing itself to what it knows … Continue reading

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