Episode 2: Coming Attractions
TV and film award season is upon us, and the chatter around science fiction and films and TV depicting near and far futures has never been more intense. If you’re into these topics, or more generally utopia and dystopia in Western pop culture, Underfutures has you covered.
Episode 2 is now live, and features an expanded panel, including Madeline Ashby, Susan Cox-Smith, special guest Joanne McNeil, and Scott Smith. In this episode, we discuss some notable films and TV shows from 2018, a few throwbacks (see below) and how they both reflect and shape our current states of mind about the future.
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Below are links of interest and clips, based on our discussion in this episode.
Lurking: How a Person Became a User (November 2019) —Joanne McNeil—Macmillan Publishing
All the Work Without the Workers: Appreciating Sleep Dealer on its 10th Anniversary—Joanne McNeil—Filmmaker Magazine
On Utopia and Dystopia
Madeline Ashby at FutureEverything 16.
Postcards from The Futch—Joanne McNeil—Medium
The Hope in Dystopia—Warren Ellis—Morning, Computer
I Can Whistle With That—Ethan Warren—Bright Wall, Dark Room
Stop Shouting at the Future, Start Doing It—Anab Jain—Medium
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