Minority Report: Is technology making science fiction nightmare a reality?

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Just a decade ago, Stephen Spielberg unleashed on cinematic audiences a dystopian future of fear, prediction and the authoritarian state. Minority Report told of a future in which the “Precrime Division” of the police department stopped crimes before they happened,… Continue Reading

‘The Dark Knight Rises,’ movie review

The long awaited, highly anticipated final chapter of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy comes to an end with The Dark Knight Rises, which opened this morning at theaters across the country. It has already been hailed as a “masterpiece” by… Continue Reading

Postcards from Dystopia: Misunderstanding ‘The Hunger Games’

In 1516, Sir Thomas More published a short book entitled, Utopia, on which titular island lived a society of complete religious, social and political perfection. The word has come to mean “an ideally perfect place, especially in its social, political,… Continue Reading