Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Time Out’s ‘100 Best Sci-Fi Films’

This week the UK London listings and entertainment guide Time Out published part of an on-going series of genre by genre features on the 100 Best Films. The current one is ‘The 100 best sci-fi movies’. Gary Dalkin takes a look…

A young Philip K Dick

No. 20 – Philip K Dick – “Where’s My Head?”

Angst is a modern condition that few of us can escape. How many people, I wonder, wake up each day and ask themselves: “How did I get into this situation?  How can I fix my life? What can I do to straighten out my life?”  Philip K Dick had other questions: “Am I mad? Why […]

Ten Science Fiction Movies that are Really Fantasy

Without belaboring the concept, let’s do it. 1. Star Wars.  The force is magic, as are most other elements.  Just because something has robots, spaceships, ray guns doesn’t make it science fiction. 2. Inception.  Entering different levels of dreams to change minds as in this interesting but speculative movie isn’t based on realistic science. 3. […]