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Science Fiction Films of The 20th Century: 1950-1954
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Collections of essays by the author about films which were important to pop culture and the genre. Each essay includes a complete plot synopsis, additional analyses and notes, anecdotal information and data, where possible; since some films have been lost. Each…
The Sound of Things to Come: An Audible History of the Science Fiction Film
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A groundbreaking approach to sound in sci-fi films offers new ways of construing both sonic innovation and science fiction cinema   Including original readings of classics like The Day the Earth Stood Still , 2001: A Space Odyssey , Star Wars , and Blade…
Invasions Usa: The Essential Science Fiction Films Of The 1950s

Invasions Usa: The Essential Science Fiction Films Of The 1950s

by Michael Bliss

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|July 30, 2014

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Of the twenty or so science fiction films produced in America during the 1950s, there is a fascinating subset of nine films that do more than portray an invasion. These films use the invasions as metaphors for assaults against the integrity of various things such…
Science Fiction Film: Predicting The Impossible In The Age Of Neoliberalism
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Soviet Science Fiction Cinema and the Space Age: Memorable Futures
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Animating the Science Fiction Film

Animating the Science Fiction Film

by J. P. Telotte

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|November 7, 2017

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Long before flying saucers, robot monsters, and alien menaces invaded our movie screens in the 1950s, there was already a significant but overlooked body of cinematic science fiction. Through analyses of early twentieth-century animations, comic strips, and…
Robot Ecology And The Science Fiction Film

Robot Ecology And The Science Fiction Film

by J. P. Telotte

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|March 1, 2016

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This book offers the first specific application in film studies of what is generally known as ecology theory, shifting attention from history to the (in this case media) environment. It takes the robot as its subject because it has attained a status that…
Writing The Science Fiction Film

Writing The Science Fiction Film

by Robert Grant

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|April 1, 2013

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Writing the Science Fiction Film describes the kinds of stories that work best as science fiction, explores the parameters of the science fiction genre, and shows what science fiction can offer to writers that other genres cannot.
Science Fiction Cinema in the Twenty-First Century: Transnational Futures, Cosmopolitan Concerns
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Science Fiction Cinema in the Twenty-First Century: Transnational Futures, Cosmopolitan Concerns
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The Sci-Fi Channel Encyclopedia of TV Science Fiction: Of Tv Science Fiction
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This guide features virtually every science fiction series in the past five decades, from Captain Video to Babylon 5, from One Step Beyond to The X-Files, My Favorite Martian, and 3rd Rock from the Sun. With every hit from Dr. Who to Star Trek: Voyager; every…
Screening Space: The American Science Fiction Film

Screening Space: The American Science Fiction Film

by Vivian Sobchack

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|September 1, 1997

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This text attempts to shape definitions of the American science fiction film, studying the connection between the films and social preconceptions. It covers many classic films and discusses their import, seeking to rescue the genre from the neglect of film…
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