To take on the legacy of Blade Runner is possibly one of the most difficult jobs a director could ever face. Even for someone as renowned as Denis Villeneuve, it could spell career suicide. Does Blade Runner 2049 fall massively short of it’s predecessor? Or does it do the impossible thing and surpass it?
Is the world real? Or is this reality just a dream? Or a fantasy? These are age-old science fiction questions but ‘Real Life’ does something interesting with it the result is the best episode so far.Read more "Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams – Real Life (Review And Comparison)"
Featuring a standout performance from Steve Buscemi and some really drop-dead gorgeous visuals, what is this episode missing?
Based on the 1953 short story ‘Sales Pitch’, this episode takes a huge divergence from the source material. Is the risk worth it?Read more "Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams – Crazy Diamond (Review And Comparison)"
It’s been a very interesting year for Stephen King fans. Who’d have thought with the dead-on-arrival The Dark Tower at the beginning of the year, we’d now have one of the very best King adaptations with It? So which way does Netflix’s new King adaptation, Gerald’s Game, go?Read more "Gerald’s Game (2017) Review"
The third episode of the science fiction anthology series is the most grounded one yet. Does the kitchen sink drama ruin the sci-fi? Or is it a nice change of pace?Read more "Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams – The Commuter (Review and Comparison)"
The first of two Twin Peaks novels by series co-creator Mark Frost. Does it answer any of the mysteries the season never got chance to answer? Can it survive without David Lynch?Read more "The Secret History of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost – Book Review"
The second episode of Channel 4’s anthology series stars Jack Reynor and Benedict Wong as futuristic tour guides, in a 1950’s inspired galaxy.
How close does it stick to the original story? And is it wholly satisfying?Read more "Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams – The Impossible Planet (Review and Comparison)"