Total Recall and Philip Dick’s Nature of Reality

Total Recall was based off of the prolific science fiction writer Philip K. Dick’s (1928-1982) short story, ‘We Can Remember It for You Wholesale’ from 1966. It is a story that questions reality and memories and runs into a concept of cycles of time and repeating events. The original Total Recall film featured a storyline that had the protagonist Douglas Quaid interested in visiting the pyramids of Mars and the alien...

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Total Recall 2012 Official Trailer

“Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid (Colin Farrell), even though he’s got a beautiful wife (Kate Beckinsale) whom he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life – real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man....

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Total Recall Film Teaser Trailer

I had my doubts about trying to remake a classic Arnold film, but this teaser (for the trailer which drops in a week) looks pretty decent. Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel.

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