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What is Next Nature?

With our attempts to cultivate nature, humankind causes the rising of a next nature, which is wild and unpredictable as ever. Wild systems, genetic surprises, autonomous machinery and splendidly beautiful black flowers. Nature changes along with us.

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Next Nature Movie Top 10

1. Quest for Fire / La Guerre du Feu (1981)
2. Being There (1979)
3. Koyaansiqatsi (1983)
4. Blade Runner (1984)
5. American Beauty (1999)
6.The Matrix (1999)
7. Grizzly Man (2005)
8. Avatar (2009)
9. The Terminal (2004)
10. Idiocracy (2006)

Thus our carefully crafted, yet always debatable and probably incomplete list of the ten next nature movies for you to watch. If you think we’ve missed something, feel free to enlighten us.

Movies that for some reason did not make the top 10: Metropolis (1927), Frankenstein (1931), King Kong (1933), Modern Times (1936), Alphaville (1965), Playtime (1967), 2001: a Space Odyssey (1968), The Planet of the Apes (1968), The Stepford Wives (1975), The Gods must be Crazy (1980), Tron (1982), 1984 (1984), Brazil (1985), Tetsuo the Iron Man (1989), Terminator 2 (1991), Baraka (1992), Jurrasic Park (1993), Ghost in the Shell (1995), Gattaca (1997), Truman Show (1998), Fight Club (1999), eXistenZ (1999), Magnolia (1999), Truman Show (1999), X-Men (2000), Surplus – Terrorized into Being Consumers (2003),  Manufactured Landscapes (2006),  Technocalyps (2006), Children of Men (2006), Surrogates (2009).

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  1. I’d add La Jetee by Chris Marker