Site Home > Film & Video > Reviews> Logan's Run
Site Map Blog About Us
Echopraxia Home
Film, Video & DVD Film & Video | People, Politics & Current Events Politics & Culture | Music & Audio Music & Audio | Books, Magazines, & Publishing Publishing & Books
Cinema Main Page Film & Video
Latest Articles
Film & Video
Hard To Deicide
The Frankenstein & Cain Motifs in Dystopian Cinema: better eat your young before they eat you.
The end of the world can be much more fun than you might think. The last of Ian's ramblings about dystopia in media.
Politics & Culture
Democratic Leadership: A New Oxymoron?
Part Two of "Can the Left Get it Right?
Fight for your Right to Copyfight
RunDMCA, Run: Part 1 in a series on the "copyfight" movements
Alright, Where'd You Hide That Freedom of Information, Anyway?
Ian interviews Joseph Haney, creator of
War Still Sucks
You Don't Have To Be A Liberal To Hate It
Music & Audio
MP3 Dot Bomb
Sifting Through the Wreckage of an Internet Innovator
Creedence Clearwater Revival
You can take the Ian out of the trailer park, but you can't take the...
Rust Never Sleeps
But It Didn't Seem Especially Alert In Seattle
Publishing &Books
Kula by Vlastimil Kula
Published by Taschen Books
Shooting Sex
by Bob Carlos Clarke - Terry mentally undresses strangers on his coffee table

Logan's Run

You can improve special effects but you can't beat "Logan's Run" for originality or intrigue. Few modern sci-fi movies have come close to beating this classic. Back when you could still nudity in a PG movie, Logan's Run isn't dumbed down like too many of today's movies. Plot, character development, great sets, Farrah Fawcett, hey this one has it all. Set in a futuristic version of America, once you turn thirty, its over, just like in real life. Michael York plays a "Sandman" an agent authorized to hunt down "runners," those who decide thirty years isn't enough. Of course Michael York is forced to run as well and everything his character believed is challenged. Another fine example of why the seventies were the greatest decade for experimental film and how current directors are still ripping off that decade, (oh, I mean borrowing, "Minority Report" anyone?)

1976 118mins. Rated PG Directed by Michael Anderson

Logan's Run

At Amazon

about us | film/video | politics | music | books

© 2005 Echopraxia