Somebody sent me this url
which has a list of the 50 best dystopian movies of all time. It's a pretty USA-centric, ignoring all foreign films that have not made a splash in our country. And, too, it seems confused on what a dystopian film is, including flicks like Pleasantville (?) and Starship Troopers and I, Robot; and post-apocalyptic flicks (which are different, I feel, from dystopian films) like a Boy and His Dog, and a number of just plain terrible flicks like Idiocracy and Rollerball and District 13 (a kung fu flick with a science fictional gloss) and etc. I'm not much of a Tarkovsky guy, but I can't respect a list that ignores Stalker and leaves movies like Code 46 and La Jetee unmentioned. That said, the list contains many of the best dystopian films. A Clockwork Orange, Radford's 1984, Escape From New York (now being remade by the horrid Bret Ratner who made X-Men 3), etc. What you think? Any additions?
Here's something that ought to give the women who read this a charge: