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American Science Fiction Film and Television
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Lincoln Geraghty
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-01 - Publisher: Berg

American Science Fiction Film and Television presents a critical history of late 20th Century SF together with an analysis of the cultural and thematic concerns of this popular genre. Science fiction film and television were initially inspired by the classic literature of HG Wells and Jules Verne. The potential and
Alternate Americas
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: M. Keith Booker
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Science fiction films have been among the most important and successful products of American cinema over the past fifty years.
British Science Fiction Film and Television
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Tobias Hochscherf, James Leggott, Donald E. Palumbo
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-10 - Publisher: McFarland

Written by international experts from a range of disciplines, these essays examine the uniquely British contribution to science fiction film and television. Viewing British SF as a cultural phenomenon that challenges straightforward definitions of genre, nationhood, authorship and media, the editors provide a conceptual introduction placing the essays within their
Science Fiction Film, Television, and Adaptation
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Jay Telotte, Gerald Duchovnay
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-05 - Publisher: Routledge

While film and television seem to be closely allied screen media, our feature films and television series have seldom been successfully adapted across those screens. In fact, rather than functioning as portals, those allied media often seem, quite literally, screens that filter out something that made the source work so
Science Fiction Cinema and 1950s Britain
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Matthew Jones
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

This book is open access and available on It is funded by Knowledge Unlatched. For the last sixty years discussion of 1950s science fiction cinema has been dominated by claims that the genre reflected US paranoia about Soviet brainwashing and the nuclear bomb. However, classic films, such as Invasion