Altered Carbon s1: something old, something new and something blue

Altered Carbon is a series with lots of themes, story lines, eye-candy and action. It all begins with one question: who killed Laurens Bancroft? A question asked by ultra rich Bancroft himself, because he didn’t stay dead for long. In this time and place there is a form of immortality. People are stored on little… Read More Altered Carbon s1: something old, something new and something blue

The Cloverfield Paradox (2018), a failed clash of dimensions

The third Cloverfield, again a completely different take on the same event. However, it is the first Cloverfield movie I would recommend to skip. The Cloverfield Paradox is set in a space station, where the Shepard – a particle accelerator – is tested. The Shepard should theoretically be able to supply earth with abundant energy,… Read More The Cloverfield Paradox (2018), a failed clash of dimensions

Dieter

I was talking to Ana in a crowded coffee place when someone who seemed way too big for the little tables joined us. ‘Hi!’ Ana said. ‘This is Dieter.’ I smiled to him, he said hi, and he threw his phone between Ana and me. Ana picked it up and scrolled through his messages, obviously… Read More Dieter

Mindreading, Memories and Intimacy, ‘The Hood Maker’ vs. ‘Crocodile’

The Hood Maker is the first episode of Electric Dreams, an anthology series based on short stories of Philip K. Dick. It starts with a mob protesting against the telepaths (called teeps, mutants who can read minds). The people want to secure their privacy and they fear that the teeps will take over. The teep’s… Read More Mindreading, Memories and Intimacy, ‘The Hood Maker’ vs. ‘Crocodile’