Kolumni: Avaruusromu ja tekniikan ihmeet -
Länsi-SavoKolumni: Avaruusromu ja tekniikan ihmeetLänsi-SavoLokakuun 4. päivä vuonna 1957 ihmiskunta kummasteli neuvostoliittolaista teknologiaihmettä. Sanomalehdet ja radio seurasivat lentoa ja raportoivat, missä ja milloin tekokuun saattoi nähdä. Seuraava vuosikymmen oli avaruuden valloitusta. Katselimme ...
Posted on 17 October 2017 | 4:15 am
Dystopian Surrealism for Our Times: Karin
lareviewofbooksDystopian Surrealism for Our Times: Karin Tidbeck's “Amatka”lareviewofbooksIts surrealist and psychological-thriller elements also put it in line with Stanisław Lem's Solaris, especially given that Lem was concerned with communication beyond the bounds of the human or obviously living organisms. There are additional elements ...
Posted on 14 October 2017 | 5:38 am
Echo - Gamereactor UK
Gamereactor UKEchoGamereactor UKThe story itself is quite interesting, and contains well-known elements like space travel, life, death, identity, the clash with ghosts of the past - what's here could've easily been lifted from a Stanislaw Lem or Philip K. Dick novel. On paper, it ...
Posted on 12 October 2017 | 6:56 am
Just because you're paranoid ... Philip K
Irish TimesJust because you're paranoid ... Philip K Dick's troubled lifeIrish TimesIn 1974 he told the FBI that the Polish author Stanislaw Lem was, in fact, the creation of a team of Soviet writers whose job was to spread anti-American propaganda, presumably via abstruse science fiction. The FBI didn't respond to Dick's claim, but ...and more »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 9:06 pm
Game review: Echo pays tribute to Stanley
South China Morning PostGame review: Echo pays tribute to Stanley Kubrick in a game where you kill yourself again and againSouth China Morning PostAnd now here's Echo (for PlayStation 4 and PC), another pared-down indie release with mixed influences. It's a little bit Solaris (both Stanisław Lem's book and Andrei Tarkovsky's 1972 film), a little bit magical realism author Jorge Luis Borges, with ...
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 5:02 am
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