3 edition of Science fiction in the cinema found in the catalog.
Science fiction in the cinema
|Statement||by John Baxter.|
|Series||The "International film guide" series|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||240|
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Science Fiction in the Cinema Paperback – June 1, by John Baxter (Author)Cited by: Since it was published init doesn't include the more recent science-fiction films. That's OK since there were great sci-fi films produced in the 50's and 60's. Some of these older films are now classics and are still very enjoyable.
Science fiction fans and film buffs won't be disappointed/5(4). Part of the International Film Guide Series, John Baxter's book is a wide-ranging history and analysis of science fiction film and television.
Given that it was published init goes up to but stops shy of Star Wars and the resulting renaissance in science fiction and related adventure series movies/5. Science fiction in the cinema book Offering a broad historical and theoretical reassessment of science fiction, Christine Cornea explores the development of this popular genre in cinema from its very beginnings to the present day.
Each chapter offers analyses of particular films, situating them within a wider historical/cultural context while also highlighting a specific key thematic by: This book charts the dimensions of one of the most popular genres in the cinema.
From lurid comic-book blockbusters to dark dystopian visions, science fiction is seen as both a powerful cultural barometer of our times and the product of particular industrial and commercial by: Science fiction in the cinema.
[John Baxter] Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: # Science fiction films--History and criticism\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. This book charts the dimensions of one of the most popular genres in the cinema.
From lurid comic-book blockbusters to dark dystopian visions, science fiction is seen as both a powerful cultural barometer of our times and the product of particular industrial and commercial frameworks. The book explores the development of science fiction in cinema from its beginnings in early film through to recent examples of the genre.
Each chapter sets analyses of chosen films within a wider historical/cultural context, while concentrating on a specific thematic issue.
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