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Film Review: Blade Runner (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: “In a cyberpunk vision of the future, man has developed the technology to create replicants, human clones used to serve in the colonies outside Earth but with fixed lifespans. In Los Angeles, 2019, Deckard is a Blade Runner, a cop who specializes in terminating replicants. Originally in retirement, he is forced to re-enter the force when four replicants escape ...

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Film Review: Impostor (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: A top-secret government weapons designer is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by a hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth. REVIEW: “Impostor” was the first of two films based on the work of Philip K. Dick that were released relatively close to each other (The other being Spielberg’s “Minority Report”). ...

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Film Review: The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: The affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart. REVIEW: Inspired by the short story “Adjustment Team” by Philip K. Dick which was first published in Orbit Science Fiction, Sept-Oct 1954, “The Adjustment Bureau” is a definite story of freewill, inspiration and that notion that there is some kind of secret ...

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Film Review: Screamers (1995)

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SYNOPSIS: “Sirius 6B – year 2078. On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as Screamers designed for one purpose only – to hunt down and destroy all enemy life forms. But man’s greatest weapon has continued to evolve without any human guidance, ...

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