Phillip K. Dick writes cool stories that are sometimes turned into cool movies (Blade Runner, Minority Report), sometimes turned into crappy movies (Imposter, Paycheck -- at least I've heard they're crappy, I haven't seen either), and sometimes into Schwarzenegger movies (Total Recall). He also wrote the brilliant quote you'll see if you scroll all the way to the bottom of this page. Anyway, the next story to get the cinematic treatment is A Scanner Darkly. It's being directed by Richard Linklater of Waking Life fame, and is getting the same animation-over-live-action treatment, only better. So beautiful one almost doesn't care if it sucks.