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Alternate Americas : science fiction film and American culture

Author: M Keith Booker
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2006.
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Presenting a selection of fifteen successful and innovative science fiction films, this book examines each of them at length, to see where they came from, and what they meant for the future of cinema  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Booker, M. Keith.
Alternate Americas.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2006
(DLC) 2005032303
(OCoLC)62282157
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Keith Booker
ISBN: 9780313025143 0313025142
OCLC Number: 230724900
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 274, [14] pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Day the Earth Stood Still --
Forbidden Planet --
Invasion of the Body Snatchers --
2001: A Space Odyssey --
Planet of the Apes --
Star Wars --
Close Encounters of the Third Kind --
Alien --
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial --
Blade Runner --
The Terminator --
Robocop --
The Abyss --
Independence Day --
The Matrix.
Responsibility: M. Keith Booker.

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