Altered Carbon s1 (2018): 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 (2018): Something Old, Something New and something blue

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams ‘The Hood Maker’ (2017) vs. Black Mirror’s ‘Crocodile’ (2017), Differences in Mind Reading, Memories and Intimacy

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 Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams ‘The Hood Maker’ (2017) vs. Black Mirror’s ‘Crocodile’ (2017), Differences in Mind Reading, Memories and Intimacy