Blade Runner 2049’s cityscape has been heavily influenced by brutalist forms. But the hyper-capitalist society in which the film takes place is completely at odds with the style’s underlying philosophy. by Alice Sweitzer & Charlie Clemoes This autumn saw the release of Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, the long-anticipated sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 film Blade Runner. There’s been […]Read More The Blade of Brutalism
Directed by Neill Blomkamp and starring Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver & Die Antwoord. What would happen if the world’s first artificially intelligent robot had to learn everything from the equivalent of human infancy and be thought every life lesson possible by straight-up South African gangsters? This is the question that Chappie […]Read More Chappie (2015)
MOURNING SUN by Tobe Damit ”I always felt like some kinda extra-terrestrial, like an elephant in a glasshouse, and all I was saying was fucked up and dumb and clumsy, I had my head up in the sky and there was just no hope for it to come back down on my shoulders.” Woke up […]Read More Mourning Sun
Are You Being Replaced or Possessed? by Tobe Damit Originally and according to the first tales and stories about doppelgängers, these malevolent doubles (not twins) were creatures that were exact replicas, evil creatures from another dimension whose main goal would be to replace us in this world and all was needed for them to do […]Read More The New You?