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The Great Science Fiction Films

Richard Meyers

The Great Science Fiction Films

From Rollerball to Return of the Jedi (Film Books)

by Richard Meyers

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Published by Citadel Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Films, cinema,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Science Fiction Films,
  • Cinema/Film: Book

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7941435M
    ISBN 100806510846
    ISBN 109780806510842

      Many of the greatest science-fiction films aren’t really about technological advancements or the great unknown, but rather about how mankind interacts and utilises it. Disaster movie fans were living their best lives in , specifically the two-month span of Read more Although the mission to stop the comet failed, it was OK because there was a back-up.

      Stanley Kubrick’s groundbreaking film based on is widely regarded as one of the greatest science-fiction movies ever made, so it’s no surprise that the final chapter of the series Author: Rick Marshall.   From falling in love with an operating system to a dystopian train society to a computer controlled virtual reality existence—these are the best sci-fi movies to watch on Netflix that'll change.

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