Let’s Look into the Future

Samantha Pitaktomorn

Over the past four weeks, I have analysed and conducted commentary about films via Twitter in relation to films that touch on elements of the future. These screenings include ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’, ‘Westworld’, ‘Bladerunner’ and ‘A Ghost in The Shell’.

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Following the screenings of the last four weeks, I have noticed the parallels between the films and the similarities to that real-life technologies. Reflecting on my tweets and referring back to subject readings and secondary sources, I have recognised that I could have engaged further with the content. Elenora Masini states that “there is not just one future, there are many futures…” Furthermore, Masini details that the social structures that appear in the present help form our desires and visions for the future. As a result, I have tried to look at things with a broader perspective and view what…

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