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Ah, it’s finally here, isn’t it? I finally get to review Johnny Mnemonic! Directed by Robert Longo and adapted by our beloved William Gibson (based upon his short story), Johnny Mnemonic’s plot is as follows: ‘Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data courier who has a secret stash of information implanted into his mind. However, the […]

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­If you’ve been keeping up with this series, or if you’re not so suspicious of your tech that it takes more than a couple years to lower your guard enough, you know that the utility of smartphones has expanded over the years to encompass some pretty decent, fulfilling games for dirt cheap. In a bit of an […]

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You’re back. Welcome. I knew last week‘s material wouldn’t be enough to keep you satisfied for long. Let’s cut to the chase. You likely clicked on this article because you’re a gaming addict. Let me tell you, it’s getting easier and easier to find affordable games for our frighteningly ubiquitous pocket computers that have deeper gameplay and […]

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If you’re anything like me, you’re always looking for new cyberpunk games to devour, but also, you’re pretty broke. Even though marketplaces like Steam make gaming an affordable luxury, there are only so many you can add to your consistently-metastasizing entertainment archive on a monthly basis. Fortunately for you, quality app games for Android and […]

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Hello there my fellow fans of the futuristic frenzy that is cyberpunk. I recently had the opportunity to check out Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira, from 1988. I really enjoyed this film as I’m sure most other fans of the cyberpunk genre feel the same, and here is why. Here’s a brief breakdown of the plot borrowed […]

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When you utter the words ‘blade runner’ in any conversation, the average person’s mind immediately jumps to Ridley Scott’s 1982 film, Blade Runner, especially in the wake of the release of Blade Runner 2049. This iconic title originally belonged to a novel that bears almost no resemblance to the film that carries’s its namesake. That novel is Alan […]

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In anticipation of the long-awaited follow-up to the genesis of the cyberpunk genre that nobody is watching for whatever reason, I learned of K.W. Jeter’s three novelized sequels to one of the most un-sequel-able movies ever made and set upon a mission to snag myself a copy of each, which proved to be much more […]

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Watch any film in Ridley Scott’s Alien or Blade Runner franchises, and you’re bound to notice some common themes. Not least amongst these is man’s search for meaning. Biblical aspects span all of the films, with men like Tyrell, Weyland and finally Wallace making gods of themselves. And in the lands of gods exists monsters, […]

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Blade Runner is a special movie for all of us cyberpunks. It was the film that popularised the dank and dark cities of a future that fetishised technology. It was the film that made us question our humanity. And it was the film that has inspired countless writers and critics over thirty years(and still is). […]

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