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.
Analysis of the 1st season of “Altered Carbon”, the Netflix SciFi series based on the Takeshi Kovacs novels of Richard Morgan. In-depth article about 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.