In a future mind-controlling game, death row convicts are forced to battle in a 'doom'-type environment. Convict Kable, controlled by Simon, a skilled teenage gamer, must survive 30 sessions in order to be set free. Or won't he?
Thanks Obama! Ponder what society could be if controlled by a government who hated free-speech, listened in to your conversations at all times, and patrolled the skies with unmanned robots. Oh wait...thanks Obama!
Looking for subtle ruminations on the social construct of masculinity, the causes and effects of interpersonal violence, and the final madness of man's inhumanity to man? WELLYOU'RE ON THE WRONG F*****G LIST THEN BUDDY! These mindless action masterpieces feature obscenely large machine guns, car chases, and more explosions than an active quarry.
Are those abs real or spray-painted on? Only his make-up artist knows. All that you need to know is that Gerard Butler is highly capable of killing multiple enemies with guns, swords, and remote control robots.
Action-packed movies where the contestants (typically unwilling) are forced to fight to the death for the entertainment of twisted spectators. Includes YA blockbuster 'The Hunger Games' right alongside cyberpunk classic 'The Running Man'. So, who are you betting on?
Set in futuristic dystopias, Cyberpunk narratives focus on the alienation of human beings in societies driven, surveilled, and organized by technology. Another key element is the focus on low-lives in a high-tech world. And yes, we know the Matrix was 1999. But it hardly feels dated!