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Premieres

La Torture Des Ténèbres' Raw, Noisy Black Metal Explores a Dark Future

Stream the Ottawa-based black metal/noise project's chilling, retro-futuristic new album, 'IV - Memoirs Of A Machine Girl.'
Kim Kelly
10.31.17
Illustration

These Dystopian Illustrations Look Like Gorillaz Meets 'Borderlands'

Gangs of cyberpunk characters roam across the relics and rubble of crumbling cityscapes in the desolate universe of Max Prentis.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.19.17
digital art

Gritty Cyberpunk Illustrations From a Dystopian City of the Future

Canadian artists Nivanh Chanthara and Fred Rambaud built the dystopian "Babiru" universe from digital illustrations.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.6.17
short films

It's Illegal to Be Perfect in This Perfectly Dystopian Short Film

In 'The Problemless Anonymous,' which takes influences from A Clockwork Orange and The Twilight Zone, people who fail to be imperfect have to undergo therapy to make sure they comply with an imperfect world.
Kevin Holmes
3.21.17
Motherboard Guide to Cinema

‘The Running Man’ Is the Perfect Dystopian Movie For Trump’s Inauguration

It's the 30th anniversary of the cheesy 80s Schwarzenegger dystopian action flick, but it's never felt more timely.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.19.17
tv

The ‘Black Mirror’ Season 3 Trailer Looks Uncomfortably Like Real Life

The six-episode Season 3 premieres on Netflix on October 21.
Samantha Cole
10.7.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Tesla Driver Died in a Crash While His Car Was on Autopilot

It's the first known fatality involving a driverless vehicle.
VICE Staff
7.1.16
thump news

Antigone’s Dark and Ethereal Sound Returns on Token Records

“Saudade” will drop in March on the Belgian imprint.
Jesse Weiss
2.23.16
Music

Adult Swim Premieres BOOTS’ Animated Music Video

Dive headfirst into a dystopia in anticipation of BOOTS’ new album, 'Aquaria.'
Anya Tchoupakov
11.11.15
Art

Mansions, Gore, and Party Food: The Apocalyptic Delights of 'Die Laughing'

“Maybe it's not too late for new things...If not, let's go down joking,” says Stanya Kahn, the artist and director of the show which opens tonight at Marlborough Chelsea.
Sami Emory
9.12.15
Stuff

The Outrage About 'Britain's Hardest Grafter' Is Misplaced Bullshit

There's nothing dystopian about the BBC's latest slice of "poverty porn"—it's just the grim reality of life in Cameron's Britain. That's what we should really be getting mad about.
Simon Childs
5.28.15
Design

Hyper-Detailed Illustrations Imagine the Cities of the Future

Austrian design duo Atelier Olschinsky unleashes their newest series of digitally manipulated imaginations of urban chaos.
Sami Emory
4.20.15
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