Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when the world of Grey, a self-labeled technophobe, is turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant.
Seen 'Enter the Void', 'Only God Forgives', or 'Beyond the Black Rainbow' recently, and looking for more modern films with that slick neon aesthetic? Look no further than this aesthetically curated list dubbed 'Neon-Noir'. Our only question: how can something so bright be so dark?
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!
Movies in the vein of 'Jumper' or 'Limitless': where normal people are granted supernatural abilities, only to learn the wisdom of Uncle Ben's adage 'with great power comes great responsibility'. Mainstream superhero movies excluded in favor of more realistic, and often grittier, narratives.
You know a one man army movie when you see one because on the poster a) the dude is walking towards you angrily, b) the dude is chilling sitting with a gun in the dark just thinking about how awesome it will be to shoot you, or c) the dude is actually point a gun at you. All movies post 2000.
Ever wondered what $160 million could buy you? Only the very cheapest of these films, for starters. If you like eye-popping CGI, star-studded casts, and characters that are just begging to be made into action figures, then check out this collection of the biggest sci-fi blockbusters Hollywood has to offer.