Apple TV+’s compelling new science-fiction offering is a retro-futurist piece, more 20th-century US social drama than technofest
15 February 2023
THERE is a certain school of thought that says “real” science fiction must be full of ideas about how science and technology might change our world. This is often called “hard” sci-fi, and there are those who view any deviation from this style with as bellicose an attitude as possible.
I am not a purist: I prefer to think of sci-fi as a broad church, with the power to imagine almost …