Westworld (1973)

Westworld Year: 1973 Directed by: Michael Crichton Written by: Michael Crichton IMDB Reference Degree of Cyberpunk Visuals: Low Correlation to Cyberpunk Themes: Low Key Cast Members: Peter Martin: Richard Benjamin John Blane: James Brolin The Gunslinger: Yul Brynner

Review: Alien (by: Metatron)

Rating: “WHAT’S THE STORY, MOTHER?” Back in 1979, something happened. A momentous event took place, one that would redefine things for years to come, its effects still lingering after all those years. Yet it is neither the none-too-peaceful Soviet meddling in Afghanistan nor the defiant revolt of Iran’s ayatollahs I’m referring to. Something else. A […]

Alien (1979)

Alien Year: 1979 Directed by: Ridley Scott Written by: Dan O’Bannon & Ronald Shusett IMDB Reference Degree of Cyberpunk Visuals: Very High Correlation to Cyberpunk Themes: Medium Key Cast Members: Ripley: Sigourney Weaver Dallas: Tom Skerrit Ash: Ian Holm Kane: John Hurt Lambert: Veronica Cartwright Parker: Yaphet Kotto

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

A Clockwork Orange Year: 1971 Directed by: Stanley Kubrick Written by: Stanley Kubrick, based on the novel by Anthony Burgess IMDB Reference Degree of Cyberpunk Visuals: High Correlation to Cyberpunk Themes: High Key Cast Members: Alex de Large: Malcom McDowell Frank Alexander: Patrick Magee Dim: Warren Clarke Gerogie: James Marcus

Review: A Clockwork Orange (By: Mr. Roboto)

Overview: Unquestionably, A Clockwork Orange has to be among the most recognizable names of pre-cyberpunk works, invoking surrealistic images of the old ultra violence, sex done to the William Tell Overture, models of naked girls as tables and beverage dispensers, chemically induced behavior modification, the threat of Karma,… and a bit of Beethoven for good […]

Welt am Draht [World on a Wire] (1973)

Welt am Draht (World on a Wire) Year: 1973 Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder Written by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Fritz Müller-Scherz, and Daniel F. Galouye (based on his novel “Simulacron-3″) IMDB Reference Degree of Cyberpunk Visuals: Low Correlation to Cyberpunk Themes: High Key Cast Members: Fred Stiller: Klaus Löwitsch Professor Henry Vollmer: Adrian Hoven Günther […]