Movies

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The whole dystopian thing may have reached the point of oversaturation in our popular culture: zombies, givers, hunger gamers, diverging, purging, maze running—we’ve had so much of it, the genre’s bound to regress into some sort of metaphorical mass-market post-apocalyptic wasteland of itself. And yet this summer’s underappreciated gem The Rover is so delicate in its vision, so realistic in its squalor, you may forget you’re watching something taking place ten years after a catastrophic global economic collapse. Set in the Australian outback, the film depicts a world of desolation and lawlessness, of dog-eat-dog survivalism; there’s no fantasy or sci-fi to this wasteland—this is what real dystopia is going to look like....

 

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The Blu-ray Disc logo is shown on a flat-panel television at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in this Jan. 8, 2008 file photo. Source: AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive database

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Borrow free digital videos, music, and audiobooks with your library card.

Note! Hoopla services are available to KPL Resident Area borrowers only.

Start using hoopla digital today to begin borrowing free digital video, music and audiobooks with your library card. Gain access to thousands of titles – available for instant streaming or temporarily download – and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer.

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