Sachiko Kanenobu left her native Japan just as her debut album was being released. Now, nearly 50 years later, the classic album Misora is getting a new life. So is Kanenobu with a little help from guitarist Steve Gunn and the spirit of Philip K. Dick.
It's tough playing a Nazi with a conscience, but veteran actor Carsten Norgaard not only lives up to the challenge presented in Amazon's The Man in the High Castle, but stretches beyond what's expected of him.
26 Jan 2016
There could not be a better time for Amazon to debut Frank Spotnitz’s serialized vision of The Man in the High Castle.
20 Nov 2015
Friday, Amazon Studios releases the latest adaptation, the 10-part television series The Man in the High Castle.
18 Nov 2015
Amazon has made its fortune offering consumers a safe way to spend their money. When it comes to television production, though, the company is making a name for itself by taking on some of the riskiest projects coming out of Hollywood.
16 Oct 2014
Like the book that inspired it, Radio Free Albemuth works as a vindicating love letter to spiritual seekers who feel that humanity is capable of more than the Orwellian rat race.
19 Aug 2014
Shpongle stands out from the crowded EDM scene by remembering the organic rock roots of psychedelic music.
27 Mar 2014
Dufty could take most tech writers to school with his lucid prose that maintains an even tone while reducing hopelessly intricate subjects to their core concepts.
05 Aug 2013
Thirty years after the release of Blade Runner, with a remake of Total Recall on the horizon, the work of Philip K. Dick continues to find its way into our cinemas and minds. How did the visions of a paranoid loner become the most relevant science fiction of our time?
26 Jul 2012
The critique of transcription, adaptation, and commercialism in Philip K Dick's work is set beside that of technologies, morality and society. Rather like Blade Runner.
19 Mar 2012
There's a cognitive dissonance between Parker's adaptation of Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep and Ridley Scott's BladeRunner, because Parker's adaptation is a direct adaptation of each word in Dick's original text.
02 Jun 2011
By using the previous genocide of the native residents of North America as a futuristic rallying cry for his characters, Dick delivers an interesting epic without a great deal of technical wizardry or speculative mumbo jumbo.
30 Nov 2005
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