Articles tagged dystopia

‘The Space Between the Stars’ Is a Stellar Debut

Combining meditations on faith and science with a ragtag band of dystopia survivors, The Space Between the Stars entertains and asks important questions.

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‘The White King’ Boldly Embraces Film as an Incomplete Form

Here are two storytellers that seemingly trust and embrace the cinéliterate audience to extrapolate, to understand, of their own volition.

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Pondering Life Post-Capitalism in ‘Four Futures’

Can markets be separated from capitalism? From money? From the disenfranchising effects of equating social power with money?

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Divisions in a Dystopian Present in ‘Civil War II: X-men #1’

A bad situation brings out a different kind of drama within the X-men.

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26 Feb 2016 // 3:05 AM

Megadeth: Dystopia

New additions prove there is some fire left in the proverbial embers left over from Megadeth's previous train wrecks.

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Choice Shapes the World in ‘Not on Fire, But Burning’

Greg Hrbek gives us a War on Terror that's not too far from our own.

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Margaret Atwood’s Latest, ‘The Heart Goes Last’, Takes Us Back to Our Future Dystopia

True love ultimately endures in The Heart Goes Last, but so do the real terrors ever-present in Atwood's novels.

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Grim Thoughts and Gallows Humor in Eugene Thacker’s ‘Cosmic Pessimism’

Chuckle if you want, but these are good times for grim thoughts, and some of the best and freshest writing is coming from Eugene Thacker.

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Sandra Newman’s ‘The Country of Ice Cream Star’ Is a Heavy Read

There’s talk of war, rape, disease -- all things we associate with the worst of adulthood. But Newman never lets us forget that these are children.

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‘Fallen Land’: A Provocative Descent from Ambition to Madness

Unorthodox literary tactics imbue Fallen Land with psychological drama, keen social commentary, and riveting suspense all at once.

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Too Much Pop Culture? A Look at Lise Haines’ Girl in the Arena

Do pop culture references in contemporary YA and literary fiction hinder the longevity and relevance of modern writing?

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30 Jun 2008 // 11:00 PM

Midnight Juggernauts: Dystopia

This Australian electro-rock trio gets a proper release of their debut in America.

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Gremlins and the Housewife in 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark'

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"The house itself wants to pull the neurotic woman into its maw and absorb her whole as a literal housewife.

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