Sci-fi movie Infinity Chamber can make Philip K. Dick and George Orwell proud. The film is about a man trapped in a futuristic automated prison and subjected to relentless computer interrogation. This wrongfully imprisoned man must outwit his captors and escape to the outside world that may already be wiped out. The film is written […]
Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including. Grand Theft Auto gets the LEGO treatment, Philip K Dick's Electric Dreams gets a release date and the great lengths an Aussie company went to to get an employee fired. More »
Video. That's right, the anthonology of ten, epic stand-alone stories, each set in a different and unique world, will premiere exclusively on Stan from September 18. Here's Executive Producer Bryan Cranston taking us behind-the-scenes of Electric Dreams. More »
Philip K. Dick's THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE
In The Observer they have the impressive trio of Nicola Barker, Michael Moorcock, and Adam Roberts write about The Philip K Dick book I love most..., a nice introduction to the writer and some of his most significant work. I read more...Show More Summary
With sci-fi having a big presence in pop culture today, it’s surprising that we haven’t seen shows like The Twilight Zone and The Outer Limits make a comeback to tell a variety of short stories with strange happenings. Netflix’s Black Mirror has filled that void to some extent, but now Amazon has their own sci-fi […] The post ‘Philip K. Show More Summary
A new anthology series based on the works of Philip K. Dick, mixing elements of Doctor Who and The Twilight Zone. Executive produced by Bryan Cranston, Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica), and Michael Dinner (Justified). Coming to Stan, Channel 4, and Amazon Prime.
Airing on Channel 4 in the UK later this year and Amazon Prime in the US, anthology series “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams” will tell 10 different sci-stories across 10 total episodes. STAN just released the first ever trailer and, well, it’s not pretty. It’s clear this new anthology series wants desperately to be the answer to Netflix’s “Black […]
From "My father is an alien" to "remembering my real life for the first time," the characters in the anthology series Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams are in for some surprises.
Credit. Channel 4 Philip K. Dick loved building worlds, but he loved it even more when they came apart. In the new trailer for the Bryan Cranston-produced anthology series based on his work, everything is coming a little unglued. More »
As a TV producer, Dick Wolf is loyal to actors who have appeared on his shows. So it comes as no surprise that Philip Winchester, who starred as a Cook County assistant state’s attorney on “Chicago Justice,” is moving over to yet another Wolf series, “Law & Order: SVU.” “Justice” was the fourth...
EXCLUSIVE: Chicago Justice star Philip Winchester is returning to the Dick Wolf NBC universe with a recurring role on veteran Law & Order: SVU. Winchester will reprise his role from Chicago Justice, Peter Stone, who was Assistant State’s...Show More Summary
Comparing modern technology to the future predicted by Philip K Dick's sci-fi short story — and eventual 2002 feature film — Minority Report is getting easier by the day. Some of Dick's predictions, like the broad implementation of biometric...Show More Summary
In something out of a Philip K. Dick inspired movie, Microsoft Corp. is adding eye tracking to the next release of its Windows 10 operating system. Designed in conjunction with Swedish startup Tobii AB, the new eye tracking feature has...Show More Summary
A 2002 film adaptation of a 1956 Philip K. Dick novel warned us of the dangers of predictive policing. In ‘Minority Report,’ Tom Cruise’s character played a cop in the Los Angeles Police Department’s pre-crime unit. The futuristic tale...Show More Summary
Philip K. Dick's THE COSMIC PUPPETS
Now this looks interesting. Based on a series of short stories written by Philip K Dick, Electric Dreams is an epic 10-part anthology series - and it's coming to Stan in Australia. More »
As a result of our media's obsession with the alleged connection between artistic genius and madness, Phil Dick was introduced to mainstream America as a caricature: a disheveled prophet, a hack churning out boilerplate genre fiction, a speed-freak. Show More Summary
Stay in the loop on industry and casting news with our weekly write-up on who’s been slated for recent film and television roles! “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams”Science fiction writer Philip K. Dick’s work is getting the transatlantic series treatment with a U.S. Show More Summary
Airing on Channel 4 in the UK later this year and Amazon Prime in the US, anthology series “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams” will tell 10 different sci-stories across 10 total episodes. The stories are based on shorts written by the award-winning novelist, and we’ve just learned that Juno Temple (Killer Joe) and Janelle Monae (Moonlight) […]