apparently there’s also a part 2….
SoupEmporium’s in depth exploration of Black Mesa ticks all the right boxes
The Andromeda Strain [watched] — A team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens of a small town and learn how this deadly contagion can be stopped.
the musical score by Gil Mellé for this is amazing (sounds like an APR 2600 score?)
Silent Running — In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth’s botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri — A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
Choke — A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother’s hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.
Vice — The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
A Boy and His Dog — A young man and his telepathic dog wander a post-apocalyptic wasteland.
The Quiet Earth — A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda.
THX 1138 — In the 25th century, a time when people have designations instead of names, a man, THX 1138, and a woman, LUH 3417, rebel against their rigidly-controlled society.
Rollerball — In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.
Soylent Green — A nightmarish futuristic fantasy about the controlling power of big corporations and an innocent cop who stumbles on the truth.