23rd Mar 2012Posted in: News Comments Off
Dystopia Through the Ages: From Metropolis to The Hunger GamesWith all the climate, economic, political and humanitarian crises the world is dealing with right now, it can be easy to get discouraged. But buck up! The world might not be perfect, but at least the government doesn’t kidnap children and force them to fight to the death, like in The Hunger Games, out in theaters today. As bad as things have gotten at any point in recent history, dystopian movies have always been there to remind us of one simple fact: It could be much, much worse. With that in mind, MovieMaker is taking a look at dystopias through the ages—a dystopian classic from each decade (minus one), 1920s to the present.