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Projecting tomorrow : science fiction and popular cinema

Author: James Chapman; Nicholas John Cull
Publisher: London [England] ; New York, New York : I.B. Tauris, New York, New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. [date of distribution not identified]
Series: Cinema and society.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cinema and science fiction were made for each other. The science fiction genre has produced some of the most extraordinary films ever made, yet science fiction cinema is about more than just special  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Chapman; Nicholas John Cull
ISBN: 9780857721846 0857721844
OCLC Number: 933282361
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 14 déc. 2015).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (254 p.).
Contents: Acknowledgements List of Illustrations Introduction 1. Dry Future: Just Imagine (1930) 2. The Prophet and the Showman: Things to Come (1936) 3. Screening Wells for Cold War America: The War of the Worlds (1953) 4. The British Invasions: The Quatermass Experiment (1955), Quatermass 2 (1957) and Quatermass and the Pit (1967) 5. Sex and the Single Robot: Forbidden Planet (1956) 6. The Watershed: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) 7. Monkey Business: Planet of the Apes (1968) 8. Stretching the Genre: The Hellstrom Chronicle (1971) 9. Future Imperfect: Logan's Run (1976) 10. No Time for Sorrows: Star Wars (1977) 11. Rustbelt Messiah: RoboCop (1987) 12. The Image as Hero: Avatar (2009) Afterword Filmography Index
Series Title: Cinema and society.
Responsibility: James Chapman & Nicholas J. Cull.

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