March 4, 2017

American Science Fiction Film and Television by Lincoln Geraghty

By Lincoln Geraghty

American technological know-how Fiction movie and tv provides a severe heritage of past due twentieth Century SF including an research of the cultural and thematic issues of this well known style.

Science fiction movie and tv have been before everything encouraged by way of the vintage literature of HG Wells and Jules Verne. the aptitude and fears born with the Atomic age fuelled the recognition of the style, upping the stakes for either know-how and apocalypse. From the chilly warfare via to America's present conflict on Terror, technology fiction has proved a refined motor vehicle for the hopes, fears and preoccupations of a kingdom at war.

The definitive creation to American technological know-how fiction, this can be additionally the 1st research to examine SF throughout either movie and television. all through, the dialogue is illustrated with serious case reviews of key movies and tv sequence, together with The Day the Earth Stood nonetheless, Planet of the Apes, famous person Trek: the following iteration, The X-Files, and Battlestar Galactica.

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