Blade Runner (1982)

One of the most seminal works of science-fiction, Blade Runner played to the strengths of nearly everyone involved, Ridley Scott developing atmosphere and visual storytelling over a plot-light screenplay, Phillip K. Dick’s original novel being smoothed and distilled into a cinematic vehicle working off the same themes and worldbuilding, Harrison Ford given a character that…

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) by Philip K. Dick

“Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” exhibits nearly all of Phillip K. Dick’s pet themes (existential terror in the wake of doubting the validity of reality, a society of oppressive government and over-reaching corporations where people are dehumanised, bizarre techno-spiritual elements touching on altered levels of consciousness and reality, etc.). It does so certainly in…