Creating the Worlds of Star Wars: 365 Days

HardCover. Pub Date :2012-08-01 Pages: 744 Language: English Publisher: Harry N. Abrams John Knoll was 14 years old when the first Star Wars film (Episode IV) came out in 1977. and it changed his life By. the time the first prequel. The Phantom Menace. was released in 1999. he was its visual effects supervisor –…

Envisioning American Utopias: Fictions of Science and Politics in Literatur…

The volume discusses utopian representations of American society, and reflections of American political thought and vision in literature, film, and television. The articles address topics of ecology, urbanism, politics, society, and heroism. Specifically, the volume addresses texts by Paul Auster, Ernest Callenbach, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Bernard-Henri Levy, Herman Melville, Edgar Allen Poe, Sam Shepard, Alexis de…

Ships of the Line (Star Trek)

They dared to risk it all in a skiff of reeds or leather, on a ship of wood or steel, knowing the only thing between them and certain death was their ship. To explore, to seek out what lay beyond the close and comfortable, every explorer had to embrace danger. And as they did so,…