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Apr 22, 2014

Subject: Dark City - Director's Cut (1998)

Observers: John Pavlich, TystoMichael "Dorkman" Scott

Record Date: April 19, 2014, 03:12 PM

Plot Summary: An amnesiac searches for his identity while being pursued by pale, floating figures that can manipulate people and buildings with their minds, in a city with no sunlight.

Note: Celebrating the podcast's eight year anniversary, Michael Scott and Tysto join forces with me to revisit the Director's Cut of Dark City. We compare and contrast both versions of the film, examine the story's origins and shed some light on the myriad of other film noir and science fiction references and inspirations. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before starting the film on your DVD, and please support the podcast by clicking on the "Donate" button at the top of the homepage.

Supplemental Material: Watch Part 1 and Part 2 of a Dark City analysis by SF Debris.

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