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The rough guide to sci-fi movies

Author: John Scalzi
Publisher: London : Rough Guides, 2005.
Series: Music rough guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This guide explores cinema's fascination with space exploration, time travel, and fantastical worlds and tells the stories behind the movies that have been expanding our universe since film began.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scalzi, John, 1969-
Rough guide to sci-fi movies.
London : Rough Guides, 2005
(OCoLC)655182680
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Scalzi
ISBN: 1843535203 9781843535201 1843534649 9781843534648
OCLC Number: 60668341
Description: x, 325 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 18 cm.
Contents: The origins : science fiction literature --
The history : a warp-speed tour of sci-fi film --
The canon : 50 sci-fi classics --
The icons : faces of sci-fi film --
Crossovers : blurring sci-fi --
The science : theories that fuel sci-fi --
The locations : star tours --
Global : sci-fi film around the world --
Information : the wider picture.
Series Title: Music rough guide.
Other Titles: Sci-fi movies
Responsibility: by John Scalzi.

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This guide explores cinema's fascination with space exploration, time travel, and fantastical worlds and tells the stories behind the movies that have been expanding our universe since film began.

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