Forget it, Kinbote, it’s Chinatown: A Blade Runner 2049 reference guide

Didn’t get the reference? The A.V. Club is here to help, picking apart the network of literary references and allusions that make up the ambitious alternate-future reality of Blade Runner 2049. The cyberpunk novelist William Gibson once praised the original Blade Runner’s intoxicating mix of quotations and designs as…

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Martin Freeman to adapt Paradise Lost into “surprisingly modern” TV series

According to Variety, Martin Freeman is set to executive produce a TV adaptation of Paradise Lost, John Milton’s 17th-century epic poem about the fall of man and Satan’s failed rebellion against God. The TV version doesn’t have a writer or any networks attached yet, but discussions for both are reportedly underway…