Fighting for the Future: Cyberpunk and Solarpunk Tales edited by Phoebe Wagner. Cover art by Hal Hefner. With stories by Cory Doctorow, Cynthia Zhang, Brent Lambert, Izzy Wasserstein, Kevin Wabaunsee, Rona Fernandez, Ai Jiang, and more
Tag Archives: dystopia
Alephia 2053 Review
Coming out of nowhere to the awe of cinephiles all over the Arab world, Alephia 2053 is the first animated feature film in Arabic made exclusively for adults.
Review — After the Revolution by Robert Evans
Roberts debut novel kept me glued to the pages—a smart, well-crafted, and action-packed military science fiction story that deals with the horrors of war through a trauma-informed lens.
If This Goes On (Don’t Panic)
Our editors-in-chief recently joined a couple of the hosts and talked all things Solarpunk on the “If This Goes On” podcast.
The Matrix Resurrection Brings Lunarpunk to the Big Screen
The Matrix Resurrections creates what is—at least in my estimation—a decidedly lunarpunk world and brings the budding aesthetic and subgenre to the big screen, if not for the first time, then at least in the most high profile example to date.
Don’t Look Up: Netflix’s #1 Movie takes on Climate Denial
A film about how hilariously absurd our collective mass climate denial has become.
Putting the Punk in Solarpunk
Regardless of what form the revolution that upends the current system takes, we can’t help but see how punk it truly is to imagine and dream of solarpunk futures.
Cyberpunk Fairy Tales Packed a Punch and Left Me Feeling Hopeful
Edited by Rhonda Parrish, this third installment of her “Punked Up Fairy Tales” series more than lived up to my hopes and expectations, and left me craving more cyberpunk stories.
Solarpunk and Technology: A Necessary Relationship?
The short answer is yes. The long answer is also yes. But that long answer comes with a number of qualifications that will be highlighted in this article.
Free Guy and Building Utopia
This is a movie that lived in dystopia, but it didn’t end there. It ended with optimism, hope, and a beautiful, new, utopian world.