Fantastic Planets, Forbidden Zones, and Lost Continents: The 100 Greatest Science-Fiction Films

Fantastic Planets, Forbidden Zones, and Lost Continents: The 100 Greatest Science-Fiction Films


Whether you pass judgement on by way of field workplace receipts, awards, or severe accolades, technology fiction movies are the most well-liked videos now being produced and allotted around the globe. neither is this phenomenon new. Sci-fi filmmakers and audiences were exploring tremendous planets, forbidden zones, and misplaced continents ever because George Méliès’ 1902 movie A journey to the Moon. during this hugely unique and an expert booklet, movie historian and pa tradition specialist Douglas Brode choices the single hundred maximum sci-fi movies of all time.

Brode’s record levels from today’s blockbusters to forgotten gem stones, with surprises for even the main proficient fanatics and students. He provides the flicks in chronological order, which successfully makes this ebook a concise background of the sci-fi movie style. A impressive (and in lots of instances infrequent) picture accompanies each one access, for which Brode offers a numerical score, key credit and forged contributors, short plot precis, historical past at the film’s construction, components of the moviemaking method, research of the main theme(s), and minutiae. He additionally comprises enjoyable outtakes, together with his best ten lists of Fifties sci-fi videos, cult sci-fi, least worthy motion picture remakes, and “so undesirable they’re nice” classics—as good because the ten worst sci-fi video clips (“those hugely formidable movies that promised a lot and introduced nil”). So climb aboard spaceship Brode and trip to unusual new worlds from Metropolis (1927) to Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).

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