|photo from here.|
"...it’s got humanity-eating plagues, tribes of cannibal punks, medieval-style fiefs with knights and torture chambers, rubber-wrapped gimps, futuristic soldiers with wacky hardware, cyborg eyeballs, embittered but noble old cops, corrupt and power-mad politicians, tanks, humorous decapitations, and Malcolm McDowell dressed like Henry the Eighth."
Also there's a dance sequence set to Adam Ant. This film came out in 2008, by the way. Not back when Adam Ant was still on the cutting edge of the anachronistic pop-culture zeitgeist. To ease you gently into the logic-free world of Doomsday, here's comparatively subdued screenshot:
|Screencap from here. All screencaps are from there or HotFlick.net unless marked otherwise.|
|The one surprising aspect to this photo is the fact that the wall didn't read "RIP, motherfuckers".|
|.gif from this tumblr.|
|Pic from here.|
|The fact that he's wearing fur is probably the only thing about this that makes any sense. WARMTH IS KEY.|
|YOU'RE WASTING CANDLES, MALCOLM MCDOWELL!|
|Note: Tank Girl is awesome, but probably not as brilliant as Doomsday in terms of sheer extravagance.|
|Maroon velvet: the fabric of OPPRESSION.|
|I guess the armour KIND OF makes sense? And longbows are a very efficient weapon!|
No.neds, but let's not quibble. People in spiny fetishwear are more visually arresting than people wearing Burberry and Adidas, plus they're an homage to countless classics of the apocalypse genre, such as Mad Max and Escape From New York.
just watch it.
|In the great genre movie tradition: He's wearing messy eyeliner, and therefore is probably evil.|