“ ‘1984’ is a stunning book and film. Its vision of the future has been used to describe the age we live in since it was published.”
“The role of the heroes in most dark futures is to defeat the forces that help make these dystopian futures happen.”
GIFs (Part 2 of 2) of Peter Capaldi discussing the book and film, 1984 (by George Orwell) and also the role of the hero in a dystopian future (i.e. The Terminator). From the AMC documentary, James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction (Episode 4: Dark Futures)
“The science fiction authors and filmmakers may have given us the ammunition by illuminating for us the dark possibilities which are now becoming more and more real.”
“I think that one of the most powerful, dazzling, nasty ends for – for humankind is “Planet of the Apes.”
GIFs (Part 1 of 2) of Peter Capaldi discussing dark futures and the film, Planet of the Apes, from the AMC documentary, James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction (Episode 4: Dark Futures).
Nothing like having a nice sunken living room on the bridge of your starship.
The Seventh Doctor.