“Human Is” might be the best adaptation of a Philip K Dick short story in Electric Dreams thus far. Primarily so, as it is the most faithful adaptation and it adheres strongly to a common theme of the famed scifi author.
Chances are if you are expecting Electric Dreams to be on the level of Black Mirror, then you will be upset and disappointed.
Oh we truly believe that the producers cheated with this episode of Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams.
As we have mentioned before, the problem with Electric Dreams is that it has issues adapting the original Philip K Dick short stories.
The whole point of an adaptation is, not to slavishly follow the source material, but to utilise the changed medium to say something different but remaining true to the core of the original.
2015 is the 50th anniversary of many critical events – as we are often reminded. However, as a fan of mind-bending science fiction, I would also like to point out that 1965 was the year Philip K Dick’s novel, The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch was published. Along with other Continue Reading
Directed by David Semel. Starring Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Luke Kleintank. Now, this was unexpected. A TV adaptation of Philip K Dick’s classic scifi novel of the same name, The Man in the High Castle has been produced (by Ridley Scott!) with its pilot just been released (FREE) and is definitely worth watching! Continue Reading