Asimov’s Foundation to become an HBO series | Dario Pecarov

I first encountered Asimov’s sprawling romp through the Galaxy (also know as his Foundation stories) back in the late 1980s, when my imagination pined for something as engrossing and stimulating as Frank Herbert’s Dune novels. Asimov fit the bill, and amongst his intergalactic starships, compelling characters, and Byzantine (and Machiavellian) plotlines, I found wonders fabulous to […]

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In Interstellar, what’s the story on that drone..? – Quora

This movie, a 21st Century “2001: A Space Odyssey” if you will, offers much in the way of ideas, concepts, science, emotion, and even love’s transcendent power.

There’s much there to unravel with repeat viewings, a reading or dozen of the screenplay, and pretty much anything else I can get my hands on!

In the meantime, check out this discussion for a sample of the subtlety in this Nolan work…

In Interstellar, there is an early scene with an “Indian surveillance drone.” What’s the story on that drone? Does “India” refer to the country? – Quora.

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Revealed: The Lost Chapter of Interstellar | WIRED

If you have seen Christopher Nolan’s film, Interstellar, you might find this to be of interest.

 

During the course of the story, we’re told about previous deep-space missions, referred to as the ‘Lazarus missions.’

 

Well, this link will take you to a comic book version of the story, specifically to Dr. Mann’s bit in the play…

Revealed: The Lost Chapter of Interstellar | WIRED.

 

Enjoy!

 

(I saw this while reading a back-issue of Wired magazine, so if you want a hardcopy to put your hands on, you can find it there, too.)

 

 

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StarBeast — Prologue: Alien, Dan O’Bannon’s Cosmic Horror

Originally posted on Monster Legacy:
Dan O’Bannon’s original Alien sketch. During the pre-production of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Dune, screenwriter Dan O’Bannon witnessed the concept art work of Swiss surrealist Hans Ruedi Giger — who had been hired to visualize Giedi Prime’s architecture and barren landscapes, as well as Arrakis’ Sandworms. Whilst the film was short-lived, the airbrush paintings…

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