What neither Scott nor most audiences of Blade Runner knew was that Dick’s mind really was every bit as far out as what was on the screen, if not more so. Philip K. Dick barely lived to see one movie made of his books. Here is how it went down.
Blade Runner is making a comeback. It was twenty-nine years ago that Ridley Scott directed the awesome dystopian sci-fi film, based on the Philip K. Dick novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Now he is making either a prequel or a sequel (the filmmakers are still withholding this info). Either way, it will be […]
Cinema may face a far less foreboding fate than, say, our country’s print journalism, but the medium still seems to be undergoing a transformation. In Slate Magazine’s “Death by a Thousand Director’s Cuts,” Jonathan Rosenbaum reflects on the state of cinema in an age where people seem unsatisfied by original editions of material. Blade Runner, […]