Charlton Heston and Edward G. Robinson in the science fiction film directed by Richard Fleischer

Last chance: ‘Soylent Green’ – The future is standing-room only on HBO Max

Set in 2022 New York City, population 40,000,000, the eco-conscious science fiction artifact Soylent Green (1973) looks more prescient than ever. In this overpopulated world, the gap between the rich and everyone else is enormous, poverty is rampant, unemployment high and “the greenhouse effect” (those very words are used in the film) has brought on […]