M. Keith Booker has selected fifteen of the most successful and innovative science fiction films of all time, and examined each of them at length- from cultural, technical and cinematic perspectives- to see where they came from and what they meant for the future of cinema and for America at large.
The focus on a fairly small number of Forbidden Planet, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Planet of the Apes, Star Wars, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Alien, E.T. the Extra- Terrestrial, Blade Runner, The Terminator, Robocop, The Abyss, Independence Day, and The Matrix.
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Table of Contents
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
2001: A Space Odyssey
Planet of the Apes
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial