Automata Is Less Than Meets the Eye

Automata Is Less Than Meets the Eye

Automata, a bit of Spanish-Bulgarian science fiction from 2014, begins in familiar territory. A post-apocalyptic world. A monolithic city with the remains of humanity huddled inside. A vast, radioactive wasteland. And, naturally, sentient robots. Many films have made these components work. But despite some talented actors, dramatic scenery, and the

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Blade Runner Universe Expanding in Books

Blade Runner Universe Expanding in Books

Alcon Media Group and Titan Publishing are collaborating on expanding the Blade Runner universe on the printed page. The companies will produce comics and graphic novels that explore the in-canon world of the Blade Runner films, as well as non-fiction publications that describe the technical, behind-the-scenes process. Titan Publishing is

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Blade Runner 2049 Teaser Trailer Released

Blade Runner 2049 Teaser Trailer Released

After years of rumor and anticipation, Warner Brothers has finally released the first teaser trailer for the sequel to Blade Runner–and it looks to be as bleak and gritty as the first. Blade Runner 2049 is set thirty years after the iconic original, and brings back Harrison Ford as the

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Read This: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Read This: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

It is assumed that the androids of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’s dwindling Earth have their own desires and motivations, and are all but impossible to tell from natural humans without highly specialized empathy tests. In this world, it is not the androids’ ability to be self-aware that defines the difference, but their inability to feel for anyone but themselves. Or so the humans believe.

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