Movies & Anime

Nowpunk, Mr Robot & The Importance of Representation in Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk has given creatives a medium to explore and discuss the possibilities of the future, the dangers and prospects of technological advancement, corporate corruption and much more. But like many...

The L0WL1F3 Podcast: a Neon Dystopia production

After long last, Neon Dystopia is proud to present our first ever podcast! The L0WL1F3 podcast! A podcast where Oldman Coinops, Shadowlink, and Scum talk news, movies, music, games, politics, chaos, a...

Soylent Green: Cyberpunk’s Horrifying Apotheosis

Soylent Green, believe it or not, is the pinnacle of the cyberpunk ethos, and not really about cannibalism (not entirely anyway). For those of you that have yet to watch the film, your cultural knowle...

Matrix - Suspension

Matrix, or the Death of Cyberpunk.

There is no denying that the Matrix franchise holds an important position in the history of cyberpunk. At the time of its released in 1999, it was the first convincing rendition of the genre in any me...

The Extraordinary Life and Influence of Philip K Dick

Philip K Dick, The Prolific Science-Fiction Writer Philip K Dick published a whopping 44 novels and 121 short stories before he died at the early age of 53. That’s about 44 novels more than most...

Resurrected: What we know so far about Matrix 4

The ending to Matrix Revolutions seemed pretty final, right? And yet, following Hollywood’s penchant for sequels, Variety broke the news last August that The Matrix trilogy would finally be gett...

Decrypting Dystopia: The Cyber Noir Spectrum

Sometimes, it’s good to kick back and watch a good, old-fashioned noir. Wrapping yourself up in tales about scoundrels, femme fatales, crooks, and regular joes who just found themselves in the w...

‘It’s not my department’: A Review of Brazil

Terry Gilliam’s Brazil has eluded me for many years now. After having read, watched, and played through many dystopian worlds, I have finally decided to watch the cult 80’s film. Needless to say, the ...

Genetic Recode: Looper

These days, it’s nearly impossible to find futuristic science fiction that doesn’t include familiar cyberpunk tropes. This is particularly true of sci-fi that takes place on a future Earth...