America, A Prophecy

Greg Johnson and John Morgan join Richard to discuss Ridley Scott’s 1982 masterpiece, Blade Runner, and in particular its disturbing depiction of an overpopulated, inhuman, and multicultural future as well as the questions the film raises about human identity and dignity.

NOTES: Blade Runner (1982)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968)
The original “Happy Ending
Future Noire
William Blake, “America a Prophecy” (1793)
A Scanner Darkly) (2006)
Battlestar Galactica) (2004-2009)
Oblivion) (2013)