HBO's Fahrenheit 451 Translates a Scifi Classic for the Modern Day With Mixed Results

Ray Bradbury’s classic work of dystopian fiction eerily predicted some of the reality we now live in, but it didn’t anticipate everything. A new movie pulls Fahrenheit 451 into a new future extrapolated from where we are in 2018, while trying to hold on to the novel’s thematic pillars—a job it can’t quite handle…