May 14th, 2015
Episode 358 of 1744 episodes
35 years after the original film, a new Mad Max movie comes out this week. Once again it portrays a world where structures have collapsed, resources such as petrol and water are scarce and the law is defended by those who believe in good. It’s a grim, lawless vision of the world common to the dystopian genre of books and films, but why do we never reach the future these fictions portray? Kim Newman is a novelist and critic and Dr Joanna Bryson is Reader in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Bath.
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