Elysium Concept Art by Ben Mauro

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Elysium

In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.

Art by Ben Mauro










Cyberpunk Movies

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Cyberpunk is a postmodern science fiction genre noted for its focus on “high tech and low life.” It features advanced science, such as information technology and cybernetics, coupled with a degree of breakdown or radical change in the social order.


Blade Runner (1982)

Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Edward James Olmos.

Deckard, a blade runner, has to track down and terminate 4 replicants who hijacked a ship in space and have returned to Earth seeking their maker.

 


Twelve Monkeys (1995)

Director: Terry Gilliam
Cast: Bruce Willis,  Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt.

In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

 


Brazil (1985)

Director/Writer: Terry Gilliam
Cast: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro.

A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

 


Impostor  (2001)

Director: Gary Fleder
Cast: Shane Brolly, Vincent D’Onofrio, Gary Sinise.

In the future, an alien race uses androids as bombs to attack Earth. A government weapons specialist is accused of being one such android and sets out to prove his innocence.

 


Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman
Cast: Alexa PenaVega, Paul Sorvino, Anthony Head, Sarah Brightman, Paris Hilton, Terrance Zdunich

A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.


Dredd (2012)

Director: Pete Travis
Cast: Karl Urban, Lena Headey, Olivia Thirlby.

In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.

 


Elysium (2013)

Written and Directed by Neill Blomkamp
Cast: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, Diego Luna

In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.


The Matrix (1999)

Directors: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburn, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving.

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

 


Dark City (1998)

Director/Writer: Alex Proyas
Cast: Rufus Sewell, William Hurt, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly.

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.

 


eXistenZ (1999)

Director/Writer: David Cronenberg
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Ian Holm, Willem Defoe.

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.