How Humanity Ends (Akira, Videodrome, Tetsuo: The Iron Man) – Wisecrack Edition


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It would be a massive understatement to say that technology has profoundly affected humanity. But in the 1980s, a particular microgenre of horror explored this in a particularly insightful, and downright AWESOME way: Body Horror. Using images of technology invading the human body, these films reflected a sentiment that rings true today: That technology hasn’t just changed us. It’s ravaged us.

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