Sorry, cancelled (due to sickness)
Alex Proyas’ Dark City is clearly indebted to the usual suspects of Metropolis, Bladerunner, various interpretations of Gotham City and maybe even Brazil, as well as overlapping to some degree with the Matrix and Inception. It’s less well known than these, but it’s been recommended to me more than once, so I thought we’d give it a go.
To explain it may give away much of the plot, so I won’t. Suffice it to say that it’s a kind of ‘cyber-noir’, set (seemingly) in a city of permanent night. A good cast includes Rufus Sewell.
Rarely do fictional cities include their own subway maps:
And yes, someonw really has included it in their Phd thesis:
Come along at 7.30, as we’ll start at 8pm. Hudson’s cafe, Boppstr 1, 10967