Archive for July, 2012

A page from the 1982 Marvel adaptation of Blade Runner. Wouldn’t there be a sort of poetic consistency if the same novel – Henri Rider Haggard’s She – which served as inspiration and respectively source for  some of Merian Cooper’s films would have also inspired Blade Runner? I don’t know if this is a fact, […]

In 1981 one of the films I most eagerly anticipated was Blade Runner. The movie magazine which first brought  my attention to the movie contained  some of Syd Mead’s beautiful concept drawings of Blade Runner’s futuristic city. Around the same time Philip K. Dick author of the source novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep […]