Brazil

‘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 ...

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3%: Truely Brazilian Cyberpunk

Set in a future in which you are either an inhabitant of the Inland or the Offshore, 3% is a Brazilian dystopian series produced by Netflix. While the Inland inhabitants are doomed to poverty, the Off...

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Cyberpunk Christmas Guide

Christmas is a holiday that by it’s very nature rubs a lot of cyberpunks the wrong way, because of it’s overly consumeristic nature, appropriation of culture, stories that lull us into acc...

Netflix Orders Series Based on Dystopian Thriller 3%

Netflix has ordered a new series based on a dystopian pilot that was posted in three parts in 2011, entitled Three Porcento (Three Percent), based on the plot where people are given a chance to raise ...

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The Pursuit of the Brazilian Identity in Cyberpunk

In Brazil, there is this dilemma about national identity that was already the subject of several posts written by foreigners who lived here for some time. You can find tons of lists trying to explain ...

Brazil – The Cyberpunk Christmas Movie

Brazil is a cyberpunk Christmas movie if there ever was one. The movie is born out of the same social anxiety that the cyberpunk movement was. There is an unfortunate lack of dystopian Christmas stori...