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Have we become too safe? Add.

Coming from a different angle, but not an untrue one either, others obviously have the strange sense that we are living through the George Orwell’s novel 1984 as well.

Yesterday, Electric Lit, this fantastic membership-based webzine that I love that discusses literature, criticism, culture, et al., posted this item yesterday, Feb 27th:

Movie Theaters to Simulcast ‘1984’

For some, watching (or reading) about life in a fictional dystopia is the best way to come to grips with our own budding calamity. In that vein, the United States of Cinema has announced plans to screen Michael Radford’s adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984 for audiences at 89 theaters nationwide…

It is being simulcast on Tuesday, April 4th and here is the direct link to the screening list.

I maintain, read the book, coupled with Aldous Huxley’s Brave New WorldEven so, you know that on April 4th I’ll be at some theater, somewhere in this country, watching.

Will you?

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