Movies & Anime

Decoding 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...

Decoding Dystopia: How Cyberpunk Corrupted the Space Opera

Because I have nothing better to do than to illegally connect to the ‘net via brain implant in my iso-cube, I like to spend my time researching obscure subjects. The countless, sleepless hours I...

Hotel Artemis - Promo Art

“You work with what you got, not what you hoped for.” – Review of Hotel Artemis (2018)

The Hotel Artemis is a black-market hospital supplying sketchy high tech services to subscribing members, that is, criminals wealthy enough to pay, with the guidance of the reclusive Nurse (Jodie Fost...

“Do I Look Civilized to You?” – the John Wick Series’ Parallels to the Cyberpunk Genre

I am very, very excited for tonight. I’ve got my tickets to go see John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum and am prepared to watch Keanu Reeves do what he does best on the silver screen: massac...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 4/9/19 Short and Sweet

We got something short and sweet to keep all of our ever shrinking attention spans. News update on the flesh and blood Akira, a new way to play with Altered Carbon, and on who’s who on the Bebop...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 4/2/2019

Can you hear me? Is this on? Did the pollution and radiation pumping from hearts and minds scramble this transmission? Because we got Aliens coming for you, Megazones to inhabit, a musical Junkie, and...

Genocidal Organ (2017) - Eye (screenshot)

Recipe for hate – a review of Genocidal Organ (anime adaptation, 2017)

The year is 2020 and since a nuclear terrorist attack on Sarajevo in 2015, the first world has gone in full on surveillance mode. Faces, brainwaves and heartbeats are monitored by various devices at e...