Month: May 2017

Seoul, Cybercity of our Dreams

One of the many singular delights of new Netflix movie Okja, the first new film from visionary auteur Bong Joon-ho since his cyberpunk classic Snowpiercer, is that it’s nice to finally see a mai...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 5/26/2017

Cyberpunk news this weeks goes viral with a video of a king in a sexy crop top, yet another attempt to revive T800s, and the end of consequence in American politics. Stay safe, journalists. Cyberpunk ...

Alien: Covenant Shows the Cyberpunk Side of the Alien Franchise

I was cautiously optimistic walking into Alien: Covenant. Prometheus was no masterpiece by any stretch, and following Aliens the franchise hasn’t really lived up to its potential. Don’t ge...

‘More Than Just A Game’– Brainscan Review

In the mid-1990’s, we saw cinema saturated with cyberpunk movies. Some became staples of the genre, while others simply faded into obscurity. Brainscan (1995) combines elements of cyberpunk and horror...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 5/20/17

Chelsea Manning is free, Julian Assange has had the charges against him dropped, and the war against transparency has never been stronger. No wonder there is a resurgence in popular culture of the cyb...

A Cyber Short Double-feature Review! – Hardwired & Zauvek

Sipping a cup o’ joe with my eyes glued to the neon lattices of the matrix. I sink in dream and I, myself, am empowered by the electricity in my veins. I am your saviour. I am your new god. Hardwired ...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 5/12/2017

Cyberpunk news for the week includes a visit from a spy, a nosy pizza shop, and a retired killer (Hail Hydra). Let’s get to the news. Cyberpunk Reality Nixon’s Shadow: Stupidity, Lies, and...

First Impressions of The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale, based on the 1985 dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood and currently airing as a Hulu exclusive, is a 10-episode series by writer and creator Bruce Miller. Its story captures the ne...

Harsh Reality: Iain Marcks Distracts From Social Decay With VR Thriller

Harsh Reality, the latest short film by writer-director Iain Marcks and Energeia Films, wants viewers to soothe their anxiety away and grin until depression is a faint memory. Ignoring the world and a...

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