When we think of great science fiction cities, what comes to mind are futuristic places. This makes sense, as alot of people’s perception about science fiction deals with the many metropolises that exist such as Tokyo, Japan. However, let’s dig deeper. Science fiction cities do not necessarily have to be technically advanced, they could also be dystopian or punk-like.
After all, there is nothing more satisfying than seeing a smug jerk get the pointy end of the stick. Usually, my attitude is that viewers are free to enjoy or despise any moment in media. But is it justified? I’m not the moralizing type who screams ‘danger’ at a feather falling, you know? However, I think the issue is a bit more complex than ‘yes’ or ‘no’.