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Man with My Face

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 6 Recap: Man with My Face

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode six – Man with My Face. . . . . . The episode starts with Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman) flying through the city with a dying Ortega (Martha Higareda) in the back. She was attacked by the ghost walker. They are able to save her original sleeve, but […]

Wrong Man

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 5 Recap: The Wrong Man

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode five, 'The Wrong Man'. This episode starts off a little strange as we see Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman) interrogating a guy about Mary Lou Henchy, but we quickly discover that this is actually Elias Riker doing the interrogating and Henchy was his friend growing up. He doesn't believe […]

Force of Evil

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 4 Recap: Force of Evil

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode 4 – Force of Evil. . . . . . Having recently read the novel, I was anticipating this episode and how it might be very uncomfortable to watch. Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman) is captured and taking to a clinic where they do virtual torture. He is then […]

In a Lonely Place

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 3 Recap: In a Lonely Place

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode four – In a Lonely Place. . . . . . The third episode of Altered Carbon starts with a story about a patchwork man, a monster created to scare children. Its a story book that young Takeshi reads with his sister. We also see the abusive […]

Fallen Angel

Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 2 Recap: Fallen Angel

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode 2 – Fallen Angel. . . . . . The episode starts with a dead woman falling out of the sky and into the water, this is Mary Lou Henchy (Lisa Chandler) and someone tries very hard to make this body go missing. She's a Catholic, which […]

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Altered Carbon Season 1, Episode 1 Recap: Out of the Past

This article contains spoilers for Altered Carbon episode one – Out of the Past. . . . . . Netflix has rolled out their new science fiction/thriller series Altered Carbon based on the novels by Richard K. Morgan. I've recently finished the first novel in the series and am excited to watch the adaptation. I'm […]

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Altered Carbon Season 1: Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Immortality

Netflix has released a new viral video for their upcoming science-fiction thriller, Altered Carbon. The video is a history of immortality that asks the questions: What will become of the human species? Can we prolong human life? Is death avoidable? It has Steve Aoki, Richard K. Morgan and more answer these questions in a documentary […]

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Book Review: Altered Carbon is Cyberpunk Meets Film Noir

In less than a week, Netflix will debut its new sci-fi/action series Altered Carbon. Writing up articles about the show got my interest piqued, so I decided to go to the source material, the original novel by Richard K. Morgan, and listen to it. The narration was done by Todd McLaren. The overall premise of […]

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Altered Carbon Season 1: a Look Inside the Fights in the New Sci-Fi Series

I just finished Richard K. Morgan novel Altered Carbon and I'm really looking forward to the Netflix series debuting next weekend. Another one of our folks here has already seen it the premiere, but I'm holding out to binge watch the series at once. It's a sci-fi / mystery in the style of Blade Runner […]

Altered Carbon: The Netflix Sci-Fi Adaptation We Needed

We've been talking a lot this year already about the incredible slate of science fiction television coming our way, making 2018 the Chrome Age of television. One of the leaders of this pack hasn't even aired yet, and we can't stop thinking about it. Altered Carbon is a Netflix drama series adapted from the series […]


All the Glorious Science Fiction TV You Can (and Should) Watch This Year

When we keep saying it's going to be a strong year for science fiction television, there are some obvious reasons why. Sure, I'm going to include some not 'hard' sci-fi shows (like the superhero ones), it's a seriously impressive lineup of watchable offerings in 2018. I'm going to start with the series that just hit […]

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Altered Carbon Season 1: The First Official Trailer Ups the Action

Netflix has released the official full trailer for their upcoming new series, Altered Carbon. The series is based on the novels of Richard K. Morgan where people have stacks with their essence/life on them that can be transferred to new bodies — like putting a backup of your computer on a USB drive. The series focuses on Laurens […]

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Altered Carbon Season 1: New Featurette Explains Body Swapping

Netflix has released a new featurette for their upcoming sci-fi series Altered Carbon. The piece gives fans not familiar with the novels of Richard K. Morgan a good idea of the universe. People have stacks with their essence/life on them that can be transferred to new bodies — like putting a backup of your computer […]

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Altered Carbon Season 1: New Teaser Says "No Body Lives Forever"

Netflix has released a new teaser for their upcoming adaptation of the Richard K. Morgan novel Altered Carbon. The first trailer focused on the world, where humans has a cortical stack recording all of their thoughts, experiences, and essence of who they are so it can be transferred to a new body upon death. This […]

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First Trailer for Netflix's Blade Runner-esque Series Altered Carbon

  We'd heard that Netflix had been working on a series adaptation of Richard K. Morgan's Altered Carbon, and now Christmas has come early with their release of a first-look trailer. Set in a very Blade Runner-eque future, every human has a "cortical stack" which records all of their thoughts, experiences, and the essence of […]

Author Richard K. Morgan Brings 'Altered Carbon' To Dynamite

Author Richard K. Morgan will bring Altered Carbon — the novel published by Gollancz in the UK and soon to be adapted as a Netflix television series — to Dynamite Entertainment with all-new, in-continuity stories, exclusively available in the comic book and graphic novel formats. The story's official description reads: "Altered Carbon takes place four hundred years from […]