Tagged Panopticon

Prayers to a Consumer God: American Decay + Ideological Control in THEY LIVE

Generally disregarded by the mainstream, John Carpenter's THEY LIVE ('88) is a prophetic piece of sci-fi cinema.

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ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK: Carpenter’s Hyperviolent Dystopian Prison State

John Carpenter's dystopian classic is a vision of a prison state where American democracy and institutions have failed; where violence and chaos reign!

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