Plot, settings and visual elements of the dystopian film classic as well as their relation to other media works. A consideration of the interactions of architecture, society & the consequences of excessive bureaucratization, depicted in the movie.
The Tower of Babylon / Tower of Babel as inspiration & template for various cultural urban-dystopian media works. The article includes historical context, various cinematic examples and much more.
In-depth analysis of the Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong, its reception and inspiration for fictional dystopian cultural medias as well as a view on the historical context and its urban developments.
Definition & Overview of Cyberpunk – From the etymological origins, via the common themes and cultural media works of the genre to the various offshoots like Steampunk and the associated lifestyles.
Definitions are a nice thing – the attempt to find a clear and precise interpretation of a concept or a mental unit. This also applies to the main topic of this page and of the media I’m reviewing, the term Dystopia.