Stanisław Lem. Czego o nim nie wiesz? -
Gazeta WyborczaStanisław Lem. Czego o nim nie wiesz? - Gazeta WyborczaGazeta WyborczaPisząc biografię Stanisława Lema, zastanawiałem się, jak wyglądałby świat, w którym zabrakłoby jego książek. Bo odkryłem, że to mogło się zdarzyć.and more »
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 2:59 pm
Jaroslav Kalfař: Putting Czech literature
Radio PragueJaroslav Kalfař: Putting Czech literature back on the international radar with Spaceman of BohemiaRadio PragueI grew up reading Stanislaw Lem, Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke – the classics. “As far as movies, there are a lot of classics that I love, like 2001: A Space Odyssey. “But really I have to pay homage to sci-fi B movies. My father had a big collection ...
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 2:10 am
Ghostly Parades in Lost Cities: Babel's
lareviewofbooksGhostly Parades in Lost Cities: Babel's Odessa and Wittlin's L'vivlareviewofbooksFestivals across the country today celebrate Polish and Jewish writers, from Stanisław Lem in L'viv to Bruno Schulz in Drohobych to Paul Celan in Chernivtsi (Czernowitz). Since 2011, Babel has had a monument in Odessa. And yet Babel doesn't exist in ...
Posted on 18 June 2017 | 12:08 pm
10 Underrated Space Movies - Popular
Popular Mechanics10 Underrated Space MoviesPopular MechanicsThe Russian movie captures the spirit of the Stanislaw Lem novel, and capturing the spirit of a Stanislaw Lem novel is rather ... difficult. Lem himself wrote science fiction as a stand-in for philosophy, writing a few movies about why humans may fail ...
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 10:04 am
First 'Exodus: Proxima Centauri' Gameplay
Touch ArcadeFirst 'Exodus: Proxima Centauri' Gameplay Video Looks GoodTouch ArcadeThe video looks quite promising, and you can see how the developers are adding 3D spaceship battle scenes that should bring the action to life. If you don't know much about Exodus: Proxima Centauri, the game is inspire by Stanislaw Lem's The Magellanic ...
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 3:31 pm
Watch: Video Essay Details How Andrei
Surely, Tarkovsky adapted Stanislaw Lem’s novel for a number of different reasons, but the video essay below demonstrates the many ways “Solaris” acts as almost a conscious reaction against the Kubrick film.
Posted on 11 August 2015 | 8:25 am
Explore space and humanity with a video
And so Tarkovsky adapted Stanislaw Lem’s book Solaris about a sentient planet that communicates with cosmonauts on a space station to the screen. There are many recurring themes and elements that run throughout the film, and now they are examined in an ...
Posted on 10 August 2015 | 3:23 am
The Best Science Fiction Books, According To
We've all seen lists of the worst science fiction books and movies ... SETI's Seth Shostak names Stanislaw Lem's story "Golem XIV," which is "my go-to reference when anyone asks me, 'What will the aliens be like?' No, they're not short, hairless, gray ...
Posted on 15 August 2014 | 3:05 pm
eBook Deal: Stanislaw Lem’s ‘Solaris’
Part of today’s Kindle ebook daily deal over at Amazon today is Stanislaw Lem‘s popular science fiction novel Solaris for only $.99 (that’s 92% off the regular price of $13). If you’d like to purchase a physical copy of Solaris, the book is also ...
Posted on 9 April 2014 | 12:35 am
26 Books that have Been Adapted into Movies
The story is a loose adaptation of Stanislaw Lem's "The Futurological Congress," a 1971 black humour science fiction detailing the exploits of the hero of a number of his books, Ijon Tichy, as he visits the Eighth World Futurological Congress at the Costa ...
Posted on 3 January 2013 | 1:36 am