Philip K. Dick at the Movies

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Saturday, August 04, 2012

What is reality? What does it mean to be authentically human? These are questions raised in the work of science fiction author Philip K. Dick. "Blade Runner," "Minority Report" and "Total Recall" are a few of the many films based on Dick's imaginative, provocative stories. Filmmakers continue to try to capture Dick's unique blend of surrealism, naturalism, dark humor, empathy, and visionary strangeness, and music for these films touches on those qualities.

A version of this show aired in March 2011, but host David Garland has updated the program with music from the brand new "Total Recall."

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Comments [2]

David Garland

Here's the playlist, showing Composer - Movie - Piece - Record Label. (@TheLastHorcrux7, I included an excerpt from the "Paycheck" track "Future Tense.")

Thomas Newman - The Adjustment Bureau - Square-One Reset, The Ripples Must Be Endless (End Title) - iTunes

Graham Reynolds - A Scanner Darkly - A Farm Near The Mountains, A Scanner Darkly - Lakeshore

John Powell - Paycheck - Future Tense (excerpt) - Varese Sarabande

Vangelis - Blade Runner Trilogy - Longing, Deckard And Roy's Duel - Universal

Mark Isham - Next - Carlotti Defines, A Few Minutes Of Your Time - Lakeshore

Jerry Goldsmith - Total Recall - The Mutant, The Hollowgram - Varese Sarabande

Harry Gregson-Williams - Total Recall - Up Top Flight, It's Hard to Believe Isn't It - iTunes

John Williams - Minority Report - Spyders - DreamWorks

Aug. 06 2012 12:32 PM

I checked the score for Paycheck and can't seem to find the selection from this program. Does anyone know the title?

Aug. 05 2012 04:19 PM

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