Posted: June 22, 2012 by Wildcat in Uncategorized
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The year was 1999, and Steven Spielberg was preparing to turn Philip K. Dick’s short story “The Minority Report” into a $100 million action movie starring Tom Cruise. There was just one problem: The story was set in the undated future, and the director had no idea what that future should look like. He wanted the world of the movie to be different from our own, but he also wanted to avoid the exaggerated and often dystopian speculation that plagued most science fiction. (via Inside Minority Report’s ‘Idea Summit,’ Visionaries Saw the Future | Underwire | Wired.com)

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