Category Archives: Dystopia

“The Scorch Trials”: too many questions, not enough answers

The Gladers return for a second adventure in the sophomore intallment of The Maze Runner series, aptly titled The Scorch Trials. This time around, they must face and escape The Scorch while trying to find clues about the WCKD, the organisation set on capturing them.    Familiar faces make their way back to the screen, most notably Dylan O’Brien, star and lead

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“The Maze Runner” narrowly escapes the pit of cliché movies

2014 was the year of dystopias. We started the year with Divergent and ended it with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -Part 1. In between, we had The Giver and the subject of this blog post, The Maze Runner.  Directed by Wes Ball, The Mazz Runner presents viewers with a futuristic, mysterious maze where a community of boys reside. The movie

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