This Is How the World Ends: My Favorite Dystopian Films

The Daily Geekette

 

The-end-of-the-world-is-nighThere seems to be a great fascination these days with how the world is going to end.  Will it be zombies?  Perhaps a giant meteor will collide with our planet sending us the way of the dinosaurs, or there will be some horrible plague that wipes us all out.  Or maybe, we’ll be our own downfall. We’ve proven time and time again that we are our own worst enemy.  Perhaps we won’t totally wipe ourselves off the face of the planet in one fell swoop.

Dystopian movies have long explored the ways in which we can make a slow slide into the abyss as unpleasant as possible. Here are five of my favorite films that ask the question: Just how bad can things get?

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