Month: February 2016

Colony: “Broussard” (7/10)

Commonly, stories about alien invasion either display staunch opposition to their hosts or blind acceptance of visitors to their world. Where Colony differs is in its decision to focus on mutation, of...

‘What is the Matrix?’ – Bringing cyberpunk to the fore since 1999

  Thomas Anderson leads a dual existence. By day, he’s a cubicle worker at a respected software company. By night, as Neo, he’s a hacker. And a good one. Neo sells his skills to shady characters ...

Synchronicity Review [5/10]

Watching the trailer for Synchronicity was an experience. Visually and aurally, it harkened back to Blade Runner in all the right ways. It has a heavy feeling of science fiction noir, complete even wi...

Irving Force – The Violence Suppressor

Irving Force is a retrowave 80s style synth band whose music calls to memory action scenes from 80s action flicks, many of which were heavily cyberpunk in nature. The Violence Suppressor, released in ...

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Phantom 2040 Season 1 Review [7/10]

When one mentions The Phantom franchise people don’t usually think cyberpunk, myself included. The Phantom, created by Lee Falk in 1936, was the first hero to wear a skin tight costume. The Phan...

The Division: Beta Impressions

If there’s one thing everyone from New York has experienced, it’s inaccuracies in the way the city is portrayed. You mostly see it in TV and movies where Toronto, Vancouver, or, at times, ...

Colony: “Yoknapatawpha” Review (7/10)

After the “Geronimo execution,” Will and Snyder’s motorcade are attacked by DHS that attempt to kill them. A combination of drones and quick thinking allow them to escape, and Will g...

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Baoh – Cyber/Biopunk Anime (1989) [7/10]

Baoh is one of the more obscure cyberpunk animes out there. I suspect that is often overlooked because of it’s strong biopunk and shonen (anime for boys, think Dragonball or Naruto) elements. Ba...

Colony: “Geronimo” (6/10)

Punk kids are going around town plastering every naked wall with posters of Geronimo, even making use of the pipe system used to deliver scripts to Luis Ortega, our pirate broadcaster who’s been...

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