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Dystopian Sci-Fi Movie Worlds Ranked By How Horrible They’d Be To Live In


Alex Proyas’ “Dark City” attracts from the most effective a part of the “Blade Runner” aesthetic and provides smoky rooms and hardboiled thriller. Like its predecessor, it feels prefer it’s at all times evening. In this unnamed metropolis, it’s, and the trains by no means run to the sunny seaside its residents crave. Trying to dwell right here is an precise nightmare. You’re at all times vaguely uncertain about your actuality, and nothing about your life goes to really feel steady for lengthy.

In “Dark City,” life is a literal rat race. We’re lab animals, utilized by alien Strangers to unlock the riddle of their long-term survival. There’s just one glimmer of hope, and that is the abrupt change of energy as one man, John (Rufus Sewell), achieves what our captors need and turns their powers onto themselves. Yet, we’re nonetheless stranded on this frozen place, and though the return of daylight is welcome, there aren’t any ensures that our new boss will not steadily turn into the identical as our outdated, eldritch bosses. And we’re by no means going residence to Earth.

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