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The Sci-Fi Movie Guide: The Universe of Film from Alien to Zardoz


Once upon a time, science fiction was only in the future. It was the stuff of drive-ins and cheap double-bills. Then, with the ever-increasing rush of new, society-altering technologies, science fiction pushed its way to the present, and it busted out of the genre ghetto of science fiction and barged its way into the mainstream. What used to be mere fantasy (trips to the moon? Wristwatch radios? Supercomputers capable of learning?) are now everyday reality.

Whether nostalgic for the future or…

The Sci Fi Movie Guide

Pub Date : 2014-09-22 | Author : Chris Barsanti | Publisher : Visible Ink Press

ISBN 10 : 9781578595341
ISBN 13 : 1578595347

Once upon a time, science fiction was only in the future. It was the stuff of drive-ins and cheap double-bills. Then, with the ever-increasing rush of new, society-altering technol..


Eyes Wide Open 2015

Pub Date : 2016-01-14 | Author : Chris Barsanti | Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN 10 : 1523408758
ISBN 13 : 9781523408757

Who has the time to waste on a bad movie? Hundreds of new movies opened in 2015. Nobody has time to see them all. To help you maximize your movie-going opportunities, critic Chris ..


Filmology

Pub Date : 2010-11-18 | Author : Chris Barsanti | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781440510366
ISBN 13 : 1440510369

Sure, everybody loves the movies. But how much do these movie enthusiasts really know about them? In this groundbreaking book, noted film critic Chris Barsanti gives you the most e..


100 Science Fiction Films

Pub Date : 2013-07-12 | Author : Barry Keith Grant | Publisher : British Film Institute

ISBN 10 : 1844574571
ISBN 13 : 9781844574575

Since its explosion in the 1950s, science fiction has become one of the most popular film genres, with numerous dedicated fan conventions, academic conferences, websites, magazines..



Fantastic Voyages

Pub Date : 1994 | Author : Leroy W. Dubeck | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 1563961954
ISBN 13 : 9781563961953

In this work the author uses scenes from science fiction films to illustrate fundamental concepts of physics, astronomy and biology. These scenes - from some of the finest films in..


Luke Skywalker Can T Read

Pub Date : 2015-11-24 | Author : Ryan Britt | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780698406728
ISBN 13 : 0698406729

“Ryan Britt is . . . the Virgil you want to guide you through the inferno of geekery.” —Lev Grossman, author of the bestselling Magician's trilogy Pop Culture and sci-fi guru..


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