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Science fiction/horror

Author: Kim Newman
Publisher: London : BFI Pub., 2002.
Series: Sight and sound reader.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What in contemporary cinema is a horror film and what is a science fiction movie? This book offers an overview of trends that have shaped sci-fi/horror. It explores how films like "The Fight Club"  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Science fiction/horror.
London : BFI Pub., 2002
(OCoLC)606682015
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Newman
ISBN: 085170896X 9780851708966 0851708978 9780851708973
OCLC Number: 47677112
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 325 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Section 1 Themes --
'When Dr No Met Dr Strangelove' (December 1993) / J. Hoberman 3 --
'An Eye for an Eye' (April 1994) / Linda Ruth Williams 13 --
'Paranoia and the Pods' (May 1994) / J. Hoberman 17 --
'London: Necropolis of Fretful Ghosts' (June 1994) / Iain Sinclair 23 --
'Bloody Tales' (January 1995) / Amy Taubin 28 --
'Eduardo Paolozzi's Machine Dreams' (Art into Film Supplement, July 1994) / Christopher Frayling, Eduardo Paolozzi 33 --
'A Summer Place, On the Beach, Beyond the Sea' (New) / Howard Waldrop 38 --
Section 2 Films --
'Blade Runner: Telling the Difference' (December 1992) / Philip Strick 47 --
'I Am a Believer' (July 1992) / Michael Eaton 51 --
Review: 'The Rapture' (July 1992) / Lizzie Francke 57 --
'Sitting Inside' (April 1995) / Jenny Diski 59 --
'Dying for Art' (December 1994) / Peter Wollen 62 --
'Homeopathic Horror' (April 1995) / Iain Sinclair 68 --
'Learning to Scream' (December 1994) / Linda Williams 72 --
'Desperation and Desire' (January 1997) / Leslie Dick 78 --
'Voodoo Road' (August 1997) / Marina Warner 84 --
'It's a Wonderful Life: The Dark End of the Street' (LFF Supplement, November 1997) / Jonathan Romney 89 --
'A Child's Demon' (April 1999) / David Thomson 95 --
'Bring Back the Cat' (November 1999) / Kim Newman 100 --
'So Good It Hurts' (November 1999) / Amy Taubin 103 --
Review: 'Fight Club' (December 1999) / Charles Whitehouse 108 --
'Vanishing Americans' (June 2000) / Michael Eaton 110 --
'Red Planet (February 2001) / Philip Strick 113 --
'Audition' (March 2001) / Richard Falcon 115 --
'Ed Gein' (August 2001) / Mark Kermode 117 --
Section 3 People and Stories --
'Beauty & the Beasts' (October 1992) / Marina Warner 123 --
Review: 'Beauty and the Beast' (October 1992) / Jonathan Romney 132 --
'Hammer's Cosy Violence' (August 1996) / Jonathan Coe 134 --
'Gojira Mon Amour' (July 1998) / Ken Hollings 138 --
Review: 'Godzilla' (August 1998) / Andy Medhurst 146 --
'Fritz Lang: The Illusion of Mastery' (January 2000) / Thomas Elsaesser 147 --
'The Cage of Reason' (January 2000) / Kim Newman 155 --
Review: 'Sleepy Hollow' (February 2000) / Andrew O'Hehir 159 --
'Lunatics on the Pitch' (June 2000) / Kevin Jackson 161 --
'Six Degrees Of Nosferatu' (February 2001) / Thomas Elsaesser 165 --
Review: 'Shadow of the Vampire' (February 2001) / Philip Kemp 174 --
'The Riddler Has His Day' (April 2001) / David Thomson 176 --
Review: 'Hannibal' (April 2001) / Kim Newman 181 --
'Gorilla Warfare' (September 2001) / Andrew O'Hehir 183 --
Section 4 Case Study --
Teenage Postmodern Horror --
'Blood Sisters' (June 2001) / Linda Ruth Williams 193 --
'The Craft' (November 1996) / Chris Savage King 195 --
'Scream' (May 1997) / Kim Newman 197 --
'I Know What You Did Last Summer' (January 1998) / Kim Newman 199 --
'Scream 2' (May 1998) / Kim Newman 200 --
'Halloween H20: Twenty Years Later' (November 1998) / Kim Newman 202 --
'The Faculty' (April 1999) / Peter Matthews 204 --
'I Still Know What You Did Last Summer' (May 1999) / Kim Newman 206 --
'Disturbing Behaviour' (October 1999) / Danny Leigh 208 --
'Scream 3' (May 2000) / Kim Newman 209 --
'Idle Hands' (June 2000) / Kim Newman 210 --
'Teaching Mrs Tingle' (Original) / Kim Newman 211 --
'Scary Movie' (October 2000) / Kim Newman 213 --
'The Hole' (May 2001) / Kim Newman 215 --
Section 5 Case Study --
Gameworlds and Rubber Reality --
'Bubble Boy' (August 1998) / Charles Whitehouse 221 --
'Game Boy' (April 1999) / Chris Rodley 223 --
'Time Machines' (April 1999) / Kim Newman 227 --
'Rubber Reality' (June 1999) / Kim Newman 229 --
'Riddle of the Sands' (September 2001) / Philip Strick 231 --
'The Dreamlife of Androids' (September 2001) / J. Hoberman 236 --
'A.I. Artificial Intelligence' (October 2001) / Philip Strick 241 --
'Groundhog Day' (May 1993) / Ben Thompson 243 --
'Mortal Kombat' (November 1995) / Leslie Felperin 245 --
'Strange Days' (January 1996) / Philip Strick 246 --
'Dark City' (June 1998) / Kim Newman 249 --
'The Truman Show' (October 1998) / Leslie Felperin 251 --
'Cube' (November 1998) / Philip Strick 253 --
'eXistenZ' (May 1999) / Kevin Jackson 255 --
'The Sixth Sense' (November 1999) / Philip Strick 257 --
'Run Lola Run' (November 1999) / Richard Falcon 258 --
'EDtv' (December 1999) / Leslie Felperin 260 --
'Timecode' (September 2000) / Xan Brooks 261 --
'The Cell' (November 2000) / Ken Hollings 264 --
'Memento' (November 2000) / Chris Darke 265 --
'Battle Royale' (September 2001) / Kim Newman 268 --
'Final Fantasy The Spirits Within' (September 2001) / Dan Mayers 271 --
Section 6 Case Study --
Stanley Kubrick --
'2001: A Cold Descent' (January 1994) / Mark Crispin Miller 277 --
Review: '2001: A Space Odyssey' (Summer 1968) / Philip Strick 290 --
'Real Horrorshow' (September 1999) / Kevin Jackson 293 --
'The Overlook Hotel' (Winter 1980/81) / Paul Mayersberg 300 --
'Resident Phantoms' (September 1999) / Jonathan Romney 306.
Series Title: Sight and sound reader.
Responsibility: edited by Kim Newman.

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