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.
A closer look upon the first season of Altered Carbon, the new dark SciFi series on Netflix based on the Takeshi Kovacs novels of Richard Morgan. An in-depth article about the future technologies & visual elements of this dystopian series.
An Analysis of an all-time classic: Plot, settings, visual elements & social connotations of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis as well as their inspiration & impact on urban dystopian movies…
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.
Analysis and overview of an all-time-classic of video game history, with a focus on the dystopian aspects, influences on internet culture and on numerous interesting side aspects.
Overview of Richard K. Morgan’s Takeshi Kovacs Trilogy – description and analysis of a dystopian, hardboiled, cyberpunk masterpiece.
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.