"Science fiction is what scientists would do if they could - if they had enough grant money, enough time, and enough brains to do the wonderful things they would like to do."
In the film, a remarkable technology makes it possible for Tom Cruise's character to interact with his home movies.
Compare to dimensino from Time is the Simplest Thing (1961) and the immersive rifle range from Way Station (1963) by Clifford Simak. See also Ray Bradbury's parlor wall from Fahrenheit 451 and peeper from Simak’s 1957 story Shadow World and the Perky Pat layout from The Days of Perky Pat (1963) by Philip K. Dick.
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