The ancient Egypt of the latest Assassin’s Creed game is a sprawling expanse of lush vegetation and vibrant wildlife. Some players apparently are satisfied with simply taking in the beauty though and instead keep hunting for bigger, and bigger challenges to overcome, like punching an elephant to death.
What do Judge Dredd, Mad Max and Adventure Time all have in common? They’re three of the best post-apocalyptic narratives we’ve ever seen. And they’re all slightly ludicrous, ranging from outright surrealism to mad social satire. In fact, the best post-apocalyptic storytelling is usually kind of ridiculous.
James Frey, the writer notorious for his not-quite-factual memoir A Million Little Pieces, just landed a $2 million deal with Fox for the movie rights to his upcoming young adult novel, Endgame. But how is Google involved in this Hunger Games-esque project?
Today's mutants are effete and insipid, looking like plain humans or CG bastardizations. Leave it to post-apocalyptic mega-classic Endgame: Bronx Lotta Finale to show us the way, with fish-headed sex-fiends and uzi-toting monkey guys.