When women imagine future societies without men, it's often a bit utopian... like, say, Sally Gearhart's The Wanderground. But a new play taking New York by storm takes place in a women-only dystopia... and it's a comedy.
We need more terrible movies like The Gene Generation, this instant classic - newly on DVD - about a Dark Future [TM] where fetish-wear-clad assassins stalk "DNA hackers." And Faye Dunaway grows tentacles!
"Why does the land of plenty love dystopias?... Maybe the lure of dystopia is that it’s one of the few remaining popular genres that seem to invite tragedy. Not cheap accidental tragedy, but the real kind, the inevitable, ironic kind where the hero gets disabused of his illusions in the instant after he is ruined." —…