Tag: dystopia

“Book vs. Flick: The Stepford Wives”

Friend of the Gutter Sara Century writes about The Stepford Wives. “The story has been made into multiple films—the first being a play-by-play of the book in 1975, followed by mostly irrelevant sequels like Revenge of the Stepford Wives, The Stepford Children, and The Stepford Husbands. The original film retains […]

I’d Like to Be Under the Sea

“To build a city at the bottom of the sea…insanity! But where else could we be free from the clutching hands of the parasites? Where else could we build an economy that they would not try to control? A society that they would not try to destroy? It […]

Vanguard 2016 Line Up

Here’s the line-up for the 2016 Vanguard program at the Toronto International Film Festival: Message from the King; Nelly; Colossal; Interchange; I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House; Godspeed; My Entire High School Sinking Into The Sea; Buster’s Mal Heart; Without Name; Prevenge; The Bad […]

“RoboCop: The Oral History”

At Esquire, Simon Abrams shares an oral history of RoboCop (1987): “A little more than 25 years ago, Orion Pictures released RoboCop, a grimly hysterical, hyper-violent satire masquerading as an action film. And despite spawning two sequels, a television series, some anime, and now a remake, the film’s […]