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28th Dec '17 3:38:08 PM Jake
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** In ''Film/{{Alien}}'', note that the crew areas (easily identified by being mostly white) are brightly lit, and it's the cargo / maintenance / engineering areas that are poorly lit. As for ''Film/{{Aliens}}'', the colony on LV-426 had been shot to hell, everyone was dead, and much of the place had been blown up with 'seismic survey charges'.

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** In ''Film/{{Alien}}'', note that The ''Nostromo'' in ''Film/{{Alien}}'' is a downplayed example; areas like the crew areas quarters and the sickbay (easily identified by being mostly white) are brightly lit, and it's only the cargo / maintenance / hold and the engineering areas spaces that are poorly lit. normally unoccupied which play it straight. The ship's bridge is fairly dark, but that's a necessary concession to the fact that the pilot needs to be able to see out of the windows during takeoff and landing. As for ''Film/{{Aliens}}'', the colony on LV-426 had been shot to hell, everyone was dead, and much of the place had been blown up with 'seismic survey charges'.charges'; the brief scene taking place before everything goes to hell is noticeably brighter, though still on the dim side of tolerable because [[MegaCorp Weyland-Yutani]] isn't the type of corporation to spend more than the bare minimum on the working environment for frontline staff.
19th Nov '17 2:51:11 PM GoblinCipher
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** [[Series/StarTrekDiscovery Discovery]] is now continuing the noir lighting, to the point that engineering makes the [[Franchise/StarWars Millennium Falcon]] look like the Enterprise-D.
5th Sep '17 1:57:19 PM Xtifr
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* The aptly titled novel ''[[CyberPunk NOIR]]'' by K.W. Jeter, where a guy named [=McNihil=] is a retired [[PrivateDetective PI]] and had his eyes surgically altered to see the world in shades of grey, like noir films of the 30s.

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* The aptly titled novel ''[[CyberPunk NOIR]]'' by K.W. Jeter, Creator/KWJeter, where a guy named [=McNihil=] is a retired [[PrivateDetective PI]] and had his eyes surgically altered to see the world in shades of grey, like noir films of the 30s.
19th Jun '17 10:10:44 AM awe777
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Contrast CrystalSpiresAndTogas, as well as EverythingIsAnIpodInTheFuture.

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Contrast [[StealthPun Contrast]] CrystalSpiresAndTogas, as well as EverythingIsAnIpodInTheFuture.
11th Feb '17 7:43:29 AM crazysamaritan
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* ''Manga/{{Akira}}'' seems to take place [[AlwaysNight almost entirely at night]].

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* ''Manga/{{Akira}}'' seems to take place [[AlwaysNight almost entirely at night]].during night.
15th Jan '16 9:02:35 AM Adept
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** And by extension, ''Anime/BubblegumCrisis'' and ''SilentMoebius,'' two anime series that took visual inspiration from ''Blade Runner.''

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** And by extension, ''Anime/BubblegumCrisis'' and ''SilentMoebius,'' ''Manga/SilentMobius,'' two anime series that took visual inspiration from ''Blade Runner.''
18th Dec '15 10:03:16 PM nombretomado
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** As noted on SFDebris, [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Voyager]] tended to do this in their "magic meeting room" whenever the situation was supposed to be serious.

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** As noted on SFDebris, WebSite/SFDebris, [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Voyager]] tended to do this in their "magic meeting room" whenever the situation was supposed to be serious.
9th Oct '15 6:43:28 PM nombretomado
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* ''PerfectDark'' (fittingly, considering the title) has several dimly lit levels, including the Skedar attack ship.

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* ''PerfectDark'' ''VideoGame/PerfectDark'' (fittingly, considering the title) has several dimly lit levels, including the Skedar attack ship.
6th Sep '15 4:22:45 PM CharlesPhipps
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* ''[[Literature/PrimeSuspectsACloneDetectiveMystery Prime Suspects: A Clone Detective Mystery]] is a dark, rainy, sleazy setting full of corruption as well as FantasticRacism. It's also very dark because that's how it is on this planet.

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* ''[[Literature/PrimeSuspectsACloneDetectiveMystery Prime Suspects: A Clone Detective Mystery]] Mystery]]'' is a dark, rainy, sleazy setting full of corruption as well as FantasticRacism. It's also very dark because that's how it is on this planet.
6th Sep '15 4:22:09 PM CharlesPhipps
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* ''[[Literature/PrimeSuspectsACloneDetectiveMystery Prime Suspects: A Clone Detective Mystery]] is a dark, rainy, sleazy setting full of corruption as well as FantasticRacism. It's also very dark because that's how it is on this planet.
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