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Alternate Americas : science fiction film and American culture

Author: M Keith Booker
Publisher: Westport (Conn.) ; London : Praeger, cop. 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Keith Booker
ISBN: 0275983951 9780275983956
OCLC Number: 494623504
Description: 1 vol. (viii-274 p.-[14] p. de pl.) : ill., couv. ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction 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 Conclusion Notes Index
Responsibility: M. Keith Booker.

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