Do Androids Dream of Electric Music?

Many people are somewhat familiar with British electronic music innovator Gary Numan as a result of his overplayed hit song “Cars” and its catchy line “Here in my car, I feel safest of all. In cars.” Unfortunately “Cars” overshadows a wealth of other songs by Numan and the band in which it all began, Tubeway […]

Positronic Love

There was a sculptor of Ancient Greece by the name of Pygmalion who created a statue of a woman so beautiful and so lifelike that he fell at once in love, and pined away for desire of that which he could not possess. Daily he kissed the statue, and begged her to life, to breath, […]

January 8th, 2016 – Happy Incept Day Roy!

Followers of Retrofuturism are well aware of how the future quickly becomes the past, and how in turn the past spills into the future. In this fashion, the world of Cyberpunk is increasingly becoming dissolved into the past and has itself become a retro vision of the future based on speculation from three decades ago. This […]

Blade Runner . . . the Music Video!

The 1982 film Blade Runner has made a lasting impression upon audiences all over the world, and has especially influenced other film and television directors with its future noir style. Five years after the film’s release, British progressive rock band Genesis paid homage to Blade Runner with their music video to “Tonight, Tonight, Tonight” which makes no […]

Replicants & Redemption in “Blade Runner”

Since its first release in 1982, the film Blade Runner has possessed several enigmas, part of director Ridley Scott’s style of storytelling by withholding certain pieces of information. Ten years later Blade Runner – The Director’s Cut managed to place even more mysteries into the narrative. The Director’s Cut removed the pedestrian voice over and the tacked on “happy ending,” […]

Retro-Futurism-NOW

What is retro-futurism? Taken quite literally, it sounds like a contradiction of terms. Retro refers to things of the past, like antiques, and futurism is, well, the future. But retro-futurism isn’t the days of future past. It’s actually the future as envisioned by writers of the past. The year of 2060 would be described very […]

Top Ten Cyberpunk Movies (part five)

The active members of The Pandora Society Facebook group have seen a lot of films and watched a lot of television, and here we continue the results of a recent poll in which they nominated and voted for their favorite Cyberpunk films and TV shows . . . today we present the top two films of our Top […]

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