The films and the fury of punk moviemaker Gakuryu Ishii

Film Mar 13, 2018

The films and the fury of punk moviemaker Gakuryu Ishii

by Daisuke Kikuchi

Last year's release of "Blade Runner 2049" and this year's Netflix series "Altered Carbon" have rekindled interest in the futuristic cyberpunk aesthetic, though those works were decidedly more "cyber" and less "punk." Punk is meant to be raw, gritty — easily identifiable as do-it-yourself. The ...

Cypulchre

Books / Reviews Jul 26, 2014

Cypulchre

by Andrew Lee

Many writers have tried in vain to emulate the cool tech-lingo-driven prose of author William Gibson's early cyberpunk fiction, and it's easy to pick those budding science-fiction writers who cast themselves as his successor — fellow Canadian Joseph MacKinnon falls into this category. ...