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  1. dystopias
    Charlie Brooker Delays Writing New Black Mirror Episodes for Humanity’s Sake“I don’t know what stomach there would be for stories about societies falling apart.”
  2. the industry
    Tina Fey and Robert Carlock Take a ‘Mulligan’ Over at NetflixThe animated series takes place on a dystopian Earth rebuilding after an alien invasion.
  3. vulture lists
    If You Like American Horror Story: Apocalypse, Try These 5 Dystopia MoviesDon’t prep for civilization’s final days without sunscreen and a scarf.
  4. The Darkest Minds Is a Largely Incoherent Teen DystopiaIt’s hard to know what to care about in the adaptation of Alexandra Bracken’s mutants-on-the-run YA novel.
  5. close reads
    Where Are All the Celebrities in The Handmaid’s Tale?I have so many questions about Oprah Winfrey’s cameo.
  6. The Best Dystopian Hair Moments From the 1990 Handmaid’s Tale MovieOne word: scrunchies.
  7. Why Don’t Dystopias Know How to Talk About Race?Dystopian science fiction seeks to imagine humanity’s future, but misses something important that shapes our lives.
  8. vulture lists
    8 Dystopian TV Shows and Movies That Explore RaceFrom Night of the Living Dead to Westworld.
  9. The Best Dystopian Films Released Between Blade RunnersWe look at the best bad futures brought to the screen between Blade Runners, including Snowpiercer, The Matrix, and Advantageous.
  10. books
    100 Great Works of Dystopian FictionTales about a world gone wrong.
  11. consumer complaints
    The Worst Part of Living in a Dystopia Would Be All the Bad TV ScreensWe predicted the future, but we did not predict flat screens.
  12. A Timeline of Postapocalyptic Dystopias That Didn’t HappenFrom The Postman to 2012, this isn’t the way the world ends.
  13. Why Dystopian Movies Look So Much Like Our WorldThe fantasies of visionary filmmakers can be astonishingly earthbound.
  14. Everything You’ll Need to Survive the Coming ApocalypseMight we suggest some rather durable hankies?
  15. Dystopian Books Are Everywhere This YearThe present moment has created an ambient hunger for alternate realities.
  16. dystopias
    What American Movies Get Wrong About Tech Dystopias: We Love ThemThere’s something vaguely opiatic about our films’ insistence that we will all resist powerful tech companies.
  17. dystopias
    Cars Creative Director Ponders Whether the Cars Killed All the HumansRise of the Planet of the Cars.
  18. ads work
    The Handmaid’s Tale Is the Latest Dystopian Novel to Become a Best SellerThat Super Bowl commercial worked.
  19. cannes 2016
    Mad Max Director George Miller Saw Trump Coming“When you look at the political system it seems very dysfunctional and very sad.”
  20. bleak dystopias
    Idiocracy Writer Sad How Accurate the Movie Was“I thought the worst thing that would come true was everyone wearing Crocs.”
  21. movies
    YA Dystopian Films Have Become What They HateConformist instruments of the ruling machine!
  22. primers
    Here’s What You Need to Know About The Maze Runner Before You See ItOur guide, sort of.
  23. peak dystopia
    We’ve Reached Peak Dystopia, But Is It Possible to Imagine Utopia Anymore?It’s possible to forget that Utopia came first, and dystopia was essentially its johnny-come-lately spinoff.
  24. movies
    New 1984 Adaptation in the WorksIt’s dystopia all over again.