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Technothrillers | Criterion Channel

Technothrillers fuse sleek, suspenseful genre pleasures with potent social commentary, posing provocative questions about the impact of technology on society in an era of corporate domination, omnipresent surveillance, and seemingly unstoppable innovation. Whether exploring the dark fringes of cyberspace, as in The Net and Demonlover, or more fantastically imagined technologies—from the killer animatronic cowboys of Westworld to the dream-hacking device of Paprika—these nightmare fantasies are science fiction at its most propulsive and entertaining, featuring stellar flesh-and-blood performances from the likes of Robert Redford, Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Tom Cruise. Explore more here!

Block or Report
  • eXistenZ
  • The Andromeda Strain
  • Westworld
  • World on a Wire
  • Sneakers
  • Brainstorm
  • Videodrome
  • The Net
  • Dark City
  • New Rose Hotel
  • Demonlover
  • Minority Report
  • Paprika
  • Neptune Frost