22nd Mar2018

‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams 1×10: Kill All Others’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

This week’s episode of Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams appears to have come at a perfect time. With the shady practices of prying into our privacy to understand us, even if we agree to it or not, the Governments of the world have shown the ability to shape how we think. In an extreme version […]

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15th Mar2018

‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams 1×09: Safe & Sound’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Terrorism, whether it be a threat or whether it be real is a tool to create both fear and paranoia. Put into a show like Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams and you end up with an episode like Safe and Sound where the insidious nature of technology is shown as a very real and relatable […]

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08th Mar2018

‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams 1×08: Autofac’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

One of the things that makes Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams stand out as a show is that it raises questions about today’s society. Autofac looks at our reliance on the production line, churning out everything the consumer ever needs. Most importantly it is also about the fears we have of the automation of the […]

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02nd Mar2018

‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams 1×07: The Father Thing’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Being a child sucks, especially during puberty. To face the possible divorce of your parents too is something that just makes matters worse, but what if on top of that aliens are replacing people, including your father? That is the subject of this episode of Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams. When Charlie Cotrell (Jack Gore) […]

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30th Oct2017

‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams 1×06: Human Is’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Just what is it that makes us human? That is the question that is asked in this episode of Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams. With Bryan Cranston starring in this episode, a lot of expectation had built up around it. Does it live up to the hype that the Breaking Bad actor brings? When Silas Herrick […]

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16th Oct2017

‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams 1×05: Real Life’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

When will Virtual Reality go too far, becoming a little too comfortable for us to want to leave it? That is the question raised in Real Life, the latest installment in Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams. Sarah (Anna Paquin) is a policewoman who shares so-called “headspace” with George (Terrence Howard) a brilliant game designer. Both […]

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09th Oct2017

‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams 1×04: Crazy Diamond’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams are a set of weird stories that ask you to look deeper into what each episode is telling you. This week Crazy Diamond is an episode that really does feel like a dream, or to be more exact, a world where dreams are not meant to be, and everything is […]

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03rd Oct2017

‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams 1×03: The Commuter’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

With the episodes of Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams we’ve seen so far there is a certain message being given to the audience, and they have to interpret it and understand what they are seeing. This week’s episode The Commuter makes an interesting of seemingly being set in modern-day times, but of course with a […]

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25th Sep2017

‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams 1×02: Impossible Planet’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

After last week’s episode of Electric Dreams hooked us, the job of this week’s episode is to show it wasn’t a fluke. This week’s Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams is Impossible Planet, which will test how much of a hopeless romantic you are. When Brian and Ed (Jack Reynor and Benedict Wong), two space tourism […]

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19th Sep2017

‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams 1×01: The Hood Maker’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

When the ads for Electric Dreams started to appear on television, the similarities with Black Mirror caught my attention straight away. Then it was revealed that the show was Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, and that made it a must watch. Now the first episode, The Hood Maker has launched, does the show live up […]

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