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Total Recall Remake

Postby Solanavi77 » Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:07 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vO8cAHnVbY

For those who haven't seen the new trailer. It looks promising.
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Re: Total Recall Remake

Postby Alex Kane » Mon Apr 02, 2012 5:27 pm

Yeah, I think it looks great. A lot of talented folks involved, particularly the cast, and the aesthetic looks like it's a nice blend of Blade Runner (the cars), the original Recall (the costumes), and Minority Report (the environment). I'm all over it.
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Re: Total Recall Remake

Postby soulmirror » Tue Apr 03, 2012 3:48 pm

I'll either jump to go see that movie ... or have the memory of having seen it implanted into me and then jump from a levitating cop car with Jessica Biel and fall thirty storeys, yeah! wotf008
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Re: Total Recall Remake

Postby Solanavi77 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:39 pm

The one thing I never understood, and still don't, is that Dick is unclear as to the nature of the memory experience. Are the people JUST given the memory or are they given a memory AND the experience? And by 'experience' I mean something like a vivid hallucinogenic real time story-type-thingy. In the latter case, the person actually experiences the memory, rather than merely remembering it.

Honestly, if it's the former, I can't imagine that being too enjoyable. I'd rather had the experience and the memory, rather than merely a false memory. Who knows how Dick thought of it. As I said, he isn't very clear on this point. Damn you Dick! wotf004
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Re: Total Recall Remake

Postby Alex Kane » Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:55 pm

Solanavi77 wrote:The one thing I never understood, and still don't, is that Dick is unclear as to the nature of the memory experience. Are the people JUST given the memory or are they given a memory AND the experience? And by 'experience' I mean something like a vivid hallucinogenic real time story-type-thingy. In the latter case, the person actually experiences the memory, rather than merely remembering it.

Honestly, if it's the former, I can't imagine that being too enjoyable. I'd rather had the experience and the memory, rather than merely a false memory. Who knows how Dick thought of it. As I said, he isn't very clear on this point. Damn you Dick! wotf004

I think Dick would probably side with the research that argues memories are "experiences" in themselves, like dreams. That each time we recall a memory, we "live" it all over again -- and our brain can't tell the difference.

That certainly accords with his metaphysics. Parallel universes, and all that jazz.
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Re: Total Recall Remake

Postby Bard Constantine » Sat Apr 28, 2012 4:38 pm

Still not quite sold on this one. I saw a lot of action, but very little evidence of brains. But hey... it looks cool. If I have time to kill, I might pull the trigger on this. And the Ahnuld version is seriously dated when you watch it now. Those bulging eyes are straight out a bad cartoon...


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