Month: August 2017

Blade Runner Short Film – 2036: Nexus Dawn Reaction

2036: Nexus Dawn is a short film by Luke Scott (who directed Morgan) for Denis Villeneuve and provides auxiliary context for the sequel to one of the best cyberpunk movies of all time, Blade Runner. I...

Hallucinations For Accelerated Mutants — A Mondo 2000 Retrospective

It’s difficult to explain Mondo 2000 to someone who hasn’t experienced it before. That’s really what I would call it at the end of the day: an experience. Like a hallucinogenic trip, or a roller coast...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 08/26/2017

Lots of cyberpunk trailers this week break up the creeping dread that is the erosion of journalistic freedoms and privacy, but it isn’t all bad. Cyberpunk Reality Ron Wyden Stands for Journalist...

Pylot, Neuromancer, and Cyberpunk’s Enduring Visuals

The Introduction In my professional life, I teach literature. Occasionally, I will force my students to read Neuromancer. The book tends to confuse my students and often draws mixed reviews, both admi...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 8/18/17

Last week in cyberpunk, civil unrest went viral, took a dive into an inventor’s brain, and were told to wait before we’re able to leap a building in a single bound. Cyberpunk Reality White...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 8/12/2017

This week in cyberpunk, we see the continued erosion of ethics in the US echelons of power, and we Tim Miller, of Deadpool fame, take on multiple classic cyberpunk properties, among a selection of exc...

Attack of the Cyber Octopuses, B-Cyberpunk at its Best

Attack of the Cyber Octopuses comes from the mind of Nicola Piovesan, who has more than 60 awards and has participated in hundreds of film festivals worldwide. This comes through in the film, as the c...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 8/4/2017

This last week in cyberpunk, cable networks find themselves at the mercy of hackers, experts show just how insecure people should be about election integrity, and there might be a little trouble with ...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 8/2/2017

Our cyberpunk reality is a kind of uneasy mirror of the hacker crackdown of the 90s, and the cyberpunk fictions of our time seem to be a continuous stream of new iterations of the old. Cyberpunk Reali...