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Science Fiction Film Reader

ISBN-10: 0879109947
ISBN-13: 9780879109943
Edition: 2003
Authors: Gregg Rickman
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Description: An illustrated collection of essays by masters such as H.G. Wells, Luis Bunuel, Jorge Luis Borges, Arthur C. Clarke, Anthony Burgess, Joseph Campbell, Pauline Kael, George F. Will, Robin Wood, and Susan Sontag.

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Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 7/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

An illustrated collection of essays by masters such as H.G. Wells, Luis Bunuel, Jorge Luis Borges, Arthur C. Clarke, Anthony Burgess, Joseph Campbell, Pauline Kael, George F. Will, Robin Wood, and Susan Sontag.

Introduction
Foundations
Trick Effects (1907)
Mr. Wells Reviews a Current Film (1927)
Metropolis (1927)
Wells the Visionary (1936)
Adventures in Outer Space
Frau im Mond (The Woman in the Moon) (1929)
Destination Moon: Real Science Fiction and the Real World (2004)
Moon Pilot (2004)
Starship Troopers (1998)
The 1950s
The Day the Earth Stood Still: Interview with Robert Wise (1988)
"This Means Something!" Invaders from Mars (2004)
U-I Sci-Fi: Studio Aesthetics and 1950s Metaphysics (2004)
Imagining Disaster
The Imagination of Disaster (1965)
D is for Doomsday: Five (2004)
Don Siegel on the Pod Society (1976)
Nearer My Pod to Thee (1994)
The 1960s
The Damned (2004)
Intonation Please: The Creation of the Humanoids (2004)
Signifying Monkeys: Politics and Story-Telling in The Planet of the Apes Series (2004)
Kubrick and Others
The Myth of 2001 (1969)
Alien Encounters: Science Fiction and the Mysterium in 2001, Solaris, and Contact (2004)
Juice from A Clockwork Orange (1972)
The Best of Both Worlds: A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Star Wars
"The Man Understands the Metaphor": Joseph Campbell on Star Wars (1990)
Not So Long Ago and Far Away: Star Wars, Republics and Empires of Tomorrow (2004)
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Steven Spielberg on E.T. (2004)
The Pure and the Impure (1982)
Well, I Don't Love You, E.T. (1982)
The Films of Philip K. Dick
"They Did Sight Stimulation on My Brain": Philip K. Dick on Blade Runner (1984, 1991)
Blade Runner (1986)
"I Think, Therefore I Am"--Cartesian Motifs in the Filmed Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick (2004)
Cyborg Cinema
Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
Bodies Without Organs: Cyborg Cinema of the 1980s (1995/2004)
Reproducing Ripley (2001/2004)
Travels in Time and Place
Modernity and Mise-en-Scene: Terry Gilliam and Brazil (1998)
Time Travel and Spectatorship in 12 Monkeys and Strange Days (2001)
The Philosophy of Time Travel: Back to the Future Again, or The Last Temptation of Donnie Darko (2004)
Gods and Aliens
Joe Dante's American Apocalypse (1999)
Discourse on Sovereignity: The Truman Show (2001)
Real Men Wear Black: The Men in Black Films (2004)
Signs of Spiritual Life (or Why You Are the Alien Species) (2004)
The Matrix, or the Two Sides of Perversion (2002)
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