The Future Looks Bright For Donut Fans in This Funny George Orwell Homage

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Set a century after George Orwell’s chilling portrait of a dystopian future, scifi short 2084 works perfectly thanks to the twin powers of simplicity (it was filmed in director Taz Goldstein’s living room) and hilarity (the “annoyed computer voice” has seldom been so well-executed).

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Also, and you’ve been warned, 2084 will really make you crave donuts.

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DISCUSSION

lightninglouie
lightninglouie

“2084" only makes me crave one thing:

Though I guess there’s room for donuts. Just the cake kind, though — the glazed ones give me a sugar headache.