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August 26, 2004
Sixty of the world’s greatest scientists have declared Bladerunner the best science fiction film ever. And then they didn’t even have the decency to list Philip K. Dick as their favorite author? Stupid scientists.
PostedAugust 26, 2004 — 11:14 pm
Rebels and Revels
Oz is #2!
August 27, 2004 — 6:09 am
He came fourth: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,,1290823,00.html
Maybe he is more a writer’s writer than a scientist’s writer – Michael Moorcock opined “Dick quietly wrote serious fiction in a popular form and there can be no higher praise”, and I think it was Brian Aldiss who referred to other authors of the time as now seeming like “navel-gazers in a cul-de-sac”.
August 27, 2004 — 9:53 am
Heh. We’ll have to agree to disagree on the Bladerunner vs. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep thing. 😉
August 27, 2004 — 6:22 pm
Yes, we’ve done that one. 🙂 But why, anyway, did the survey ask for favourite films and authors rather than films+directors or books+authors?
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