Tag: Story Analysis

ELECTRIC DREAMS – EPISODE 5ELECTRIC DREAMS – EPISODE 5

Electric Dreams - Episode 5

Philip K Dick Electric Dreams – Episode 5 is the fifth instalment in the scifi anthology series based on the short stories of the iconoclastic scifi writer. As we have mentioned before, the problem with Electric Dreams is that it has issues adapting the original Philip K Dick short stories. Chances are if you are expecting Electric Dreams to be on the level of Black Mirror, then you will be upset and disappointed.

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ELECTRIC DREAMS – EPISODE 4ELECTRIC DREAMS – EPISODE 4

Philip K Dick Electric Dreams – Episode 4 is the fourth instalment in the scifi anthology series based on the short stories of the iconoclastic scifi writer. As we have mentioned before, the problem with Electric Dreams is that it has issues adapting the original Philip K Dick short stories. Oh we truly believe that the producers cheated with this episode of Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams.

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ELECTRIC DREAMS – EPISODE 2ELECTRIC DREAMS – EPISODE 2

Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams – Episode 2 is the second instalment in the scifi anthology series based on the short stories of the iconoclastic scifi writer.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.

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WONDER WOMAN: A WONDER TO BEHOLD!WONDER WOMAN: A WONDER TO BEHOLD!

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is a 2017 superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name. Produced by Warner Bros. Pictures, DC Films, Atlas Entertainment and Cruel and Unusual Films, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, it is the fourth installment of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), the first film of the Wonder Woman trilogy within the shared universe, and a prequel/spin-off to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016).

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ALIEN: COVENANT – DIGGING (PLOT) HOLESALIEN: COVENANT – DIGGING (PLOT) HOLES

Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant is a 2017 science fiction action horror film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by John Logan and Dante Harper, from a story by Michael Green and Jack Paglen. A joint American and British production, the film is a sequel to Prometheus (2012), the second entry in the Alien prequel series, and the sixth installment in the Alien franchise overall, three of which have been directed by Scott. (Wikipedia)

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CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR (ANALYSIS)CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR (ANALYSIS)

Civil War poster

Please note that this Captain America : Civil War analysis contains spoilers!

If the critics are to be believed, Captan America: Civil War is the best superhero movie ever made and Batman V Superman is the worst. But what is really at issue here? One is a Marvel movie and the other isn’t. It’s really as simple as that. Simply put, every criticism of BVS can also be validly levelled at Civil War but the latter gets a free pass, every single time. This bias is not unusual for Marvel fans – its comic fans were famously labelled as ‘Marvel Zombies’ back in the 80s for supporting Marvel no matter how awful the stories and characters were.

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DAREDEVIL SEASON 2 – REVIEWDAREDEVIL SEASON 2 – REVIEW

Daredevil Season 2

Daredevil Season 2 is the second season of an American superhero television series created by Drew Goddard for the streaming service Netflix, based on the Marvel Comics character Daredevil. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), acknowledging the continuity of the franchise’s films, and was the first Marvel Netflix series leading to the crossover miniseries The Defenders. Daredevil was produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios. (Wikipedia)

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READY PLAYER ONE (BY ERNEST CLINE)READY PLAYER ONE (BY ERNEST CLINE)

Ready Player One

Published in 2011, Ready Player One is Ernest Cline’s story about a teen’s quest to win the ultimate prize in a virtual reality universe has caught the imagination of geeks worldwide, winning an Alex Award from the Young Adult Library Services Association division of the American Library Association and the 2012 Prometheus Award.

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THE THREE STIGMATA OF PALMER ELDRITCHTHE THREE STIGMATA OF PALMER ELDRITCH

The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch

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 Dick classics like Ubik & Time Out of Joint, The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch questions the very nature of reality itself with the story revolving around the use & experience of simulated reality by its key characters.

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THE MARTIAN: SAVING MATT DAMON AGAIN!THE MARTIAN: SAVING MATT DAMON AGAIN!

The_Martian_film_poster

The Martian is a 2015 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon. The film depicts an astronaut’s lone struggle to survive on Mars after being left behind and the efforts of NASA to rescue him and bring him home to Earth. It also stars Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Kristen Wiig, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sean Bean, Michael Peña, Kate Mara, Sebastian Stan, Aksel Hennie, Mackenzie Davis, Donald Glover, and Benedict Wong.

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