Dystopia

Pack your bags, because the "Hunger Games" theme park is officially happening, and soon

Hold onto your hats, fangirls and boys! Lionsgate just announced some really exciting news. ICYMI, the studio is opening a movie-inspired theme park. …

Walt Disney Company

'Defective' Trailer Reveals the Face of a Dystopian Police State

The sci-fi thriller takes place in the near future, and things are not going so well.<p>A safer tomorrow isn't always a better tomorrow, as the first …

Authoritarianism

Jennifer Lawrence's Best Style Moments Ever

Clothing

The Maze Runner director to helm tech drama series Mosaic

Deadline is reporting that <b>The Maze Runner</b> director Wes Ball is making the jump to the small screen, teaming up with producer Joe Hartwick Jr., …

Maze Runner: The Death Cure Gets Official Graphic Novel Prelude

Similar to The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Official Graphic Novel Prelude, Screen Rant can exclusively announce that BOOM! Comics is also …

Movies

Is Lionsgate hoping star power will save Chaos Walking from the same fate as the Divergent series?

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 05: Director Doug Liman attends 2015 National Board of Review Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 5, 2016 in New York …

Movies

Let’s Pitch Some Book Ideas to Younger

TV Land’s <i>Younger</i> never shies away from friendly ribbing of the New York publishing industry. From its blatant send-up of George R.R. Martin’s <i>Game of</i> …

Entertainment

‘The Divergent Series’ Will Continue on Starz: Here’s Why We’re Optimistic

By Bethany Wade For those fans who are still allegiant to the franchise, the TV version could ascend to new heights.After the last film in the</b> …

Movies

Final Divergent film Ascendant heads to Starz as TV series

Though the <b>Divergent</b> film series came to an abrupt halt after last year’s <b>Allegiant</b>, the third film in the franchise, Lionsgate remains committed to …

Movies

The Worst Part of Living in a Dystopia Would Be All the Bad TV Screens

<i>From TV to books to movies, dystopian tales are in the air right now. All week long, Vulture is exploring how dystopias have been imagined in popular</i> …

Entertainment

All That Amazing Kmart Stuff (Including the Scandi Shoe Rack) Is Now in Store

Kmart has been kicking goals in the home decor arena lately (and causing a social frenzy), but its hotly-anticipated August drop is set to be its …

Sneakers

‘Teen Wolf’: Would Dylan O’Brien Return As Stiles For Potential Revival?

A ‘Teen Wolf’ revival might be happening a few years down the road, so would Dylan O’Brien reprise his role as Stiles Stilinski in the reboot? Here’s …

Entertainment

The Signs of a Dystopian Democracy Are All Around Us

Dystopia is visible everywhere, from the heightened surveillance through CCTVs and Aadhaar, to the constructed fear of citizens seen as ‘foreign’ due …

Democracy

More New Details & Art For DC's DOOMSDAY CLOCK

And why Thanksgiving is an important time to debut the book.

Comics

SHOOP & Sullen Unite for a Collection of Dystopian Streetwear Staples

SHOOP is the Madrid & Tokyo-based fashion label helmed by Miriam Sanz and Yohei Oki, and for the brand’s latest outing, they’ve teamed up with …

Lifestyle

The Bad Batch reveals a muddled but visually striking Texas-set dystopia

The title of “The Bad Batch,” Ana Lily Amirpour’s arid and feverish new movie, refers to the assorted undesirables who have been exiled by the U.S. …

Canadian News

California Breaks Up With The U.S. In Dystopian Comic Book Series 'Calexit'

We talk with Matteo Pizzolo, the writer of 'Calexit.' [ more › ]

United States

11 Questions: Craig Robinson fears his end will involve a global cockroach takeover

<i>In</i> <b>11 Questions</b><i>,</i> The A.V. Club <i>asks interesting people 11 interesting questions—and then asks them to suggest one for our next interviewee.</i><p>Chicago native Craig Robinson first made a name for himself as Darryl on the American version of <i>The Office.</i> Since then he’s become a popular fixture in ensemble …

Movies

Pop Culture Dystopia by Filip Hodas

Digital illustrator Filip Hodas imagined a world where pop culture elements and characters lived. A world that is today an apocalyptic world. A …

Pop Culture

Digital Art Series: Pop Culture Dystopia

One of the many great advantages of doing the Daily Inspirations is to discover talented artists all over. This digital art series by Filip Hodas are …

Illustration

Teaching Dystopia

This year, those of us who work in college classrooms kicked off our semesters with the spectacle of Trump’s inauguration: its bluffed militarism, …

Handmaid's Tale

Visit Filip Hodas’ Pop Culture Dystopia

In Filip Hodas‘ world, Bender’s ass is no longer shiny and Happy Meals are pretty damn far from happy. It’s the place that nostalgia goes to die. I …

Culture

The full list of the 43 Kmart, Sears stores closing around the US

Kmart, Sears store closings Below is a list of the 35 Kmart and eight Sears stores that are slated to close, according to a July 7 announcement. All …

Boston

Julia Gillard: Trump should commit to development

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks to Christiane Amanpour about her work as Chair of the Global Partnership for Education.

World News

Dylan O’Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster And The Making of ‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure’ [Opinion]

Dylan O’Brien has completed his work on <i>Maze Runner: The Death Cure.</i> Dylan has returned home from the South African set, along with the rest of the …

Movies

The Yamaha XSR700 'Chronos Joyride' Is A Dystopian Cyber Punk Street Bike

It feels very much like the Twilight Zone to say that a wristwatch brand is responsible for commissioning some of the coolest custom bikes we’ve seen …

Motorcycles

A Utopia for a Dystopian Age

The term “utopia” was coined 500 years ago. By conjoining the Greek adverb “ou” (“not”) and the noun “topos” (“place”) the English humanist and politician Thomas More conceived of a place that is not — literally a “nowhere” or “noplace.” More’s learned readers would also have recognized another …

Opinion

George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, and the language of dystopia

George Orwell, who was born on the 25th of June, 1903, has never really fallen out favour with the reading public, but all the same his work is …

Language

5 Dystopian Societies We Don’t Want to Enter

<i>The Hunger Games</i>by Suzanne Collins<p>Katniss is the hands-down one of the bravest YA heroines of all time. She can survive the Hunger Games but there’s …