by Charles Mudede This is a cold war.... Amazon Let's go straight to the second episode of Amazon Prime Video's new anthology—Electric Dreams—based on stories by American science fiction writer Philip K. Dick’s, "Autofac." (The first...Show More Summary
Impossible Planet is a slow developing story without razzle-dazzle that is thought-provoking. The post Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams – Impossible Planet appeared first on Rogues Portal.
Popular culture caught up to Philip K. Dick. The audacious imaginings of the legendary science fiction author bled into thousands of ideologically descendant books, films, and movies, even as some technologies he dreamed up became reality. That catching-up poses a significant challenge for Electric Dreams, Stan's anthology TV series based on his short stories. More »
The thing I’ve come to like best about Electric Dreams is how every episode is completely different. Not just in terms of conceit, but voice, strengths, flaws, and even basic approach. Ultimately, it seems that Philip K. Dick’s name was crammed into the title as a selling point, while each ... More »
As we near the end of Electric Dreams, we’ve gotten oodles sterile CGI cities, bizarro apocalypse noirs, and pulpy alien paranoia. But we’ve gotten very little of the ponderous, small-stakes yearning that was Philip K. Dick’s hallmark, which is part of what makes “The Commuter” feels so refreshing. The episode ... More »
“We’re con artists?”“What other type is there?This exchange is at the heart of “Impossible Planet,” an episode of Electric Dreams set in a distant future where two low-level tour guides pilot a spaceship for gawking passengers, eager to take in the wonders of space. The service is called Astral Dreams ... More »
Hoo boy. Where to even start with one of the most sneakily offensive episodes of television I’ve ever seen?To talk about why “Safe and Sound” so drastically misunderstands its own message, we first need to talk about the portrayal of race in science fiction. It’s an issue that isn’t discussed ... More »
Whoa. I’ve seen countless sci-fi attempts to tackle the subject of online surveillance and abuse, but they usually devolve into helpless paranoia and fear-mongering without exploring the emotional impact of our ability to do so. That’s not the case with the fifth entry of Electric Dreams, “The Hoodmaker,” which is ... More »
"Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams" is a sci-fi anthology series executive-produced by Ronald D. Moore, Michael Dinner and Bryan Cranston, based on American science fiction writer Philip... For more, visit our blog !
You know you’ve found something crackling when you’re ten minutes into an episode and already looking up who directed it. For this fourth episode of Electric Dreams, it turns out to be none other that one of my favorite British TV directors, Marc Munden. (If you’ve never seen Utopia, get ... More »
"Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams" joins the list.
Amazon’s new sci-fi anthology series is more than just the anti-‘Black Mirror.’
As I launch into these Electric Dreams recaps, I hope to impress that writing a great episode of a sci-fi anthology series is exceptionally difficult. For the last two episodes, I’ve talked about the dangers of pushing the audience away and plot-blocking, but with “Human Is,” I’m happy to report ... More »
Amazon's new sci-fi anthology, which debuted today, also features episodes scored by Ólafur Arnalds. Continue reading…
The second episode of Electric Dreams delves into an interesting nugget: What happens to a world designed for pure automation when that world finally ends? A nuclear war leaves a small group of humans struggling to scavenge and survive, but also having to reckon with the oppression of a megacorporation ... More »
The first season of Amazon Prime Video’s Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams is now available for Prime members in the US to stream or download. The 10-episode series adapts classic Philip K. Dick stories like Impossible Planet, Human Is,...Show More Summary
Check out our review for The Hood Maker, episode one of Amazon's new series Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams. The post Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, Episode 1 – The Hood Maker appeared first on Rogues Portal.
The Twilight Zone will always cast a long shadow. Rod Serling’s brilliant, genre-defining morality tales have gone on to become the standard-bearer for all sci-fi anthology series for good reason. The truth is that few anthologies have ever attempted something similar, let alone come close, but with the recent popularity ... More »
Herc Thinks Ron Moore’s PHILIP K. DICK’S ELECTRIC DREAMS Is Better Than BLACK MIRROR!! Read the full article on AICN I am – Hercules!! The first episode of “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams” anthology series is scripted by “Battlestar...Show More Summary
If you have burned through the latest season of Netflix's hot sci-fi anthology "Black Mirror" and are looking for more glossily rendered stories of other worlds to disturb your life, Amazon has got a series for you. "Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams" — you may note in the title a reference to Dick's...