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Love on Altered Carbon: The Ramification of Stacks and Sleeves!

Altered Carbon – Detective Kristin Ortega (Martha Higareda), Takeshi Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman) – Photo courtesy of Netflix.

Love has many components – physical attraction, pheromones, appreciation of similarities and differences, and so on.

In Netflix’s Altered Carbon, where bodies (sleeves) can be replaced/exchanged by simply moving one’s digitally recorded soul (stacks) into a new sleeve, how does love even work?

In a new video, the series creator and stars take a look at love on Altered Carbon.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Altered Carbon Is Addictive B-Movie-Style Fun!

Altered Carbon – Takeshi Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman), Laurens Bancroft (James Purefoy) – Photo courtesy of Netflix.

You can see elements of other science fiction classics in Altered Carbon – protagonist wakes up after hundreds of year (Samurai Jack); those who can afford it can live forever via imprinting their souls on ‘stacks,’ which then be inserted into the body (called a sleeve) of one’s choosing (Ghost in the Shell) and a setting very similar to Blade Runner – but even when a series wears its influences on its (ahem) sleeves, it can still be something bigger, smaller or equal to those influences.

Altered Carbon is mostly equal – and a lot of fun.

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You Always Have To Get Up: Behind the Fight Sequences of Altered Carbon!

Altered Carbon – Takeshi Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman) – Photo courtesy of Netflix.

Altered Carbon director Laeta Kalogridis and her cast take us behind the scenes for a look at the series’ unique fight sequences.

Netflix’s Altered Carbon premieres on February 2nd.

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How Long Have I Been Down Trailer: Altered Carbon!

After 250 years, a detective (Joel Kinnaman) is revived – in a new body – and asked to solve the murder of the man who hires him (James Purefoy).

In a world where human consciousness can be uploaded to an unlimited number of bodies, this will not be as easy as it sounds.

Altered Carbon premieres its first season on Netflix on Friday, February 2nd.

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The Danger of Living Too Many Lives Trailer: Altered Carbon!

Altered Carbon – Photo courtesy of Netflix.

Based on the classic cyberpunk noir novel by Richard K. Morgan, Altered Carbon is an intriguing story of murder, love, sex, and betrayal, set more than 300 years in the future – when a wealthy, lived man hires a soldier – who’s been ‘on ice’ for a long time – to investigate his murder.

Altered Carbon premieres on Netflix on February 2, 2018.

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