The Works of Philip K. Dick

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Articles, Thoughts, and Musings

"The Minority Report"

  • Minority Report (2002)
    • Tom Cruise headlines this adapatation that is heavy on CGI but light on anything interesting.

"We Can Remember it For You Wholesale"

  • Total Recall (1990)
    • Directed by Paul Verhoeven, this loose adaptation is the perfect merging on sci-fi and glorious 1990s action.
  • Total Recall 2070
    • Meant to launch a TV spin-off of the 1990 film, this pilot movie instead fizzled with audiences and never went anywhere.
  • Total Recall (2012)
    • A remake in name only, this film is all gloss and no substance with almost no connection to the original film.

Other Adaptations

  • The Adjustment Bureau
    • Are people free to live their own lives or is there a guiding hand controlling us all?
  • Paycheck
    • When an engineer loses two years of his life he has to figure out what happened with just a loose bag of clues given to him by his past self.