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Future imperfect : Philip K. Dick at the movies

Author: Jason P Vest
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Philip K. Dick was one of the most incisive, subversive, and entertaining authors of the last half of the twentieth century. The increasing levels of respect and interest his fiction and films have generated since the 1982 release of Blade Runner have made a comprehensive assessment of these films a virtual necessity. Future Imperfect is the only work to examine the cinematic adaptations of Dick's work in their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vest, Jason P., 1972-
Future imperfect.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
(OCoLC)607782211
Named Person: Philip K Dick; Philip K Dick; Philip K Dick; Philip K Dick
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jason P Vest
ISBN: 9780275991715 0275991717
OCLC Number: 123539471
Description: xviii, 223 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The man in the high castle : Philip K. Dick and the movies --
More human than human : Blade runner --
Memory prime : Total recall --
Unburdening the soul : Confessions d'un barjo --
Future war : Screamers --
Identity theft : Imposter --
Future crime : Minority report --
Money in the bank : Paycheck --
Schizophrenia on demand : A scanner darkly --
Roll credits : the films of Philip K. Dick.
Responsibility: Jason P. Vest.
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Philip K Dick was one of the most incisive, subversive, and entertaining authors of the last half of the 20th century, and the increasing respect and interest that his fiction and films have  Read more...

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"Among the films adapted from novels and stories Philip K. Dick are Blade Runner, Confessions d'un Barjo, Minority Report, and most recently Richard Linklatter's A Scanner Darkly. Vest discusses Read more...

 
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