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Superconversations Day 67: Tony Yanick responds to Ben Woodard, "Less World to be Ourselves: A Note on Postapocalyptic Simplification"


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SUPERCONVERSATIONS DAY 67: TONY YANICK RESPONDS TO BEN WOODARD, “LESS WORLD TO BE OURSELVES: A NOTE ON POSTAPOCALYPTIC SIMPLIFICATION

Screen capture from the film Quiet Earth (Geoff Murphy, 1985).

In order to respond to Ben’s piece I have put together a short mashup of 21st century Post-Apocalyptic films (and television) in conversation with certain phrases from Ben’s piece.

Films (and television) in order of appearance:
28 Weeks Later (2007)
9 (2009 animated film)
The Happening (2008)
The Turin Horse (2012)
Daybreakers (2009)
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Children of Men (2006)
28 Days Later… (2002)
Blindness (2008)
Carriers (2009)
Key and Peele (TV Series 2012– )
The Last Man on Earth (TV Series 2015– )
The Road (2009)
Connected (2009)

Music credit: Darger: Tevatron


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Removed because it was too long.


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This might be of interest, I produced this for my thesis exhibition, Dark Euphoria, it was an assemblage of millennial cinema and television’s darker apocalyptic tendencies: https://vimeo.com/channels/videoart/42345058