Tag: dystopia

The Art of Nivanh Chanthara

The Dystopian Art of Nivanh Chanthara

Nivanh Chanthara is currently a concept artist at Eidos Montreal, working on undisclosed next generation projects.  You may (or may not) know him for this conceptual work on Eidos’ critically […]

Parallel Industrial 2 by Seung jin Woo

Parallel Industrial 2 by Seung jin Woo

  Concept art of the day:  Parallel Industrial 2, by Seung jin Woo.   Words © 2014-2020, Neal Ulen. All rights reserved.Images/videos cited © to their respective owner(s).

Retro Review: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

One person’s utopia is another person’s dystopia. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley has been a book long in my library, always in the reading queue (aren’t they all?) but […]

Blade Runner (1982)

Retro Review: Blade Runner (1982)

The visually lush Blade Runner explores and asks the question: What makes us human? It repeatedly strides right up to that reflection in the dystopian rain puddle . . . but never steps in it.

Soylent Green (1973)

Retro Review: Soylent Green (1973)

Based on Harry Harrison’s 1966 book Make Room! Make Room!, Soylent Green serves up a future where despair and hunger loom over all sense of hope. It’s a hyper-extrapolated look at the future …

Brazil (1985)

Retro Review: Brazil (1985)

Many of the bureaucratic and narcissistic themes present in Brazil are simply hyperbolic interpretations of the current world we live in.

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