The highly acclaimed dystopian political thriller, V for Vendetta, directed by James McTeigue and based off the graphic novel by Alan Moore and David Lloyd, helps to define the dystopian genre by portraying a failing society, similar to our own. Set in post-cold war England, and ruled by a totalitarian leader, within this fictional world, […]

The Handmaid’s tale by Margaret Atwood, was considered to possibly be one of the most influential pieces of modern dystopian literature in the 20th century, helping to define the genre but also to incite questioning and government accountability, at the time it was written. Atwood’s not only identifies politically and socially contested topics of 20th […]

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