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Computers in Fiction
fictional computing in the 20th century


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1999 Directed by David Cronenberg; Scenario by David Cronenberg

Topics: games
Themes: dark side of technology, real vs simulacrum
Motifs: biocomputer, vr trap

Bowler, Alexia L. "eXistenZ and the spectre of gender in the cyber-generation." New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film 5.2 (2007): 99-114.

Browning, Mark. "" Thou, the Player of the Game, Art God": Nabokovian Game-Playing in Cronenberg's eXistenZ." Canadian Journal of Film Studies 12.1 (2003): 57.

Fisher, Mark. "Work and Play in Existenz." FILM QUARTERLY 65.3 (2012): 70-73.

Lavery, David. "FROM CINESPACE TO CYBER SPACE: Zionists and Agents, Realista and Gamers in The Matrix and eXistenz." Journal of Popular Film and Television 28.4 (2001): 150-157.

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