where is he?

zeph’s pop culture quiz #22
Where is he?
Strange landscape, isn’t it? Where is the lonely wanderer?
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UPDATE and solution (02 April 2012):
That one obviously was way too easy for Mr Rabitsch, our resident connaisseur. Yes, Todd (Kurt Russell) is on Arcadia 234, a planet used for waste disposal on which most of the plot of the 1998 movie ‘Soldier’ takes place. It was directed by Paul W. S. ‘Resident Evil’ Anderson and written by David Peoples. The latter, together with Hampton Fancher, made Philip K. Dick’s novel ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’ (1968) into the script of ‘Blade Runner’ (Scott 1982). In fact ‘Soldier’ is set in the same universe as ‘Blade Runner’ and a lot of allusions try to establish this. But, and that’s my opinion, the story falls flat and is in no way on par with ‘Blade Runner.’ On the other hand parts of the movie’s visuals succeed in establishing a cyberpunkish ambience—like the magnificent vista with the dumped aircraft carrier above.

ANDERSON, PAUL WILLIAM SCOTT. 1998. Soldier (aka Star force soldier) [motion picture]. Burbank: Warner Bros.
DICK, PHILIP KINDRED. 1968. Do androids dream of electric sheep? New York: Doubleday.
SCOTT, RIDLEY. 1982. Blade runner [motion picture]. Burbank: Warner Brothers.
  • Alexander Rabitsch Monday, 2nd April 2012 at 08:42

    Todd (Kurt Russell) is on Arcadia – a garbage planet (nice idea xD). The movie´s called >>Star Force Soldier<>Soldier<< … from 1998 …

  • Alexander Rabitsch Monday, 2nd April 2012 at 08:44

    Russell had to speak only one hundred words and got 20 million bucks …. :D

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