Tagged Philip K. Dick

Throwback Thursday: Dystopian Dick—Next

Throwback Thursday examines films from the past—typically “classic” films that might not be in the current cultural zeitgeist but can still be important in some aspect. As mentioned in my previous columns on Radio Free Albemuth and Imposter, with CONvergence coming up in July and running with their theme of dystopian visions, I thought I’d delve into the film adaptations of Philip K. Dick. I will try to stay away from comparisons to his novels and short stories as...

Throwback Thursday: Dystopian Dick—Imposter

Throwback Thursday examines films from the past—typically “classic” films that might not be in the current cultural zeitgeist but can still be important in some aspect. As mentioned in my previous column, with CONvergence coming up in July and running with their theme of dystopian visions, I thought I’d delve into the film adaptations of Philip K. Dick. I will try to stay away from comparisons to his novels and short stories as much as possible and aim to...

Throwback Thursday: Dystopian Dick—Radio Free Albemuth

Throwback Thursday examines films from the past—typically “classic” films that might not be in the current cultural zeitgeist, but can still be important in some aspect. With CONvergence and its theme of dystopian visions coming up in July, I’m delving into the film adaptations of author Philip K. Dick’s stories. I intend to avoid comparisons to his novels/short stories and focus specifically on the films themselves. In watching the eleven adaptations of his work, some themes rise to the top: for...
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