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Introduction, 1--Foundations: Trick Effects, Georges Méliès (1907), Mr. Wells Reviews a Current Film, H.G. Wells (1927), Metropolis, Luis Buñuel (1927), Wells the Visionary, Jorge Luis Borges (1936), 2--Adventures in Outer Space: Frau im Mond, A. Kraszna-Krausz (1929), Destination Moon: Real Science Fiction and the Real World, Brian Doherty (2003), Moon Pilot, Ken Bowers (2003), Starship Troopers, Michael Lennick (1998), 3--The 1950s: Interview with Robert Wise (The Day the Earth Stood Still), Tom Weaver (1988), "This Means Something!": Invaders from Mars, Vincent di Fate (2003), U-I Sci-Fi: Studio Aesthetics and 1950s Metaphysics, Blake Lucas (2003), 4--Imagining Disaster: The Imagination of Disaster, Susan Sontag (1965), D is for Doomsday: Five, Bob Stephens (2003), Don Siegel on the Pod Society (The Invasion of the Body Snatchers), Stuart M. Kaminsky (1976), Nearer My Pod to Thee, J. Hoberman (1994), 5-- The 1960s: The Damned, Dan Sallitt (2003), Intonation Please: The Creation of the Humanoids, Chris Fujiwara (2003), Signifying Monkeys: Politics and Story-Telling in The Planet of the Apes Series, Richard von Busack (2003), 6- - Kubrick and Others: The Myth of 2001, Arthur C. Clarke (1969), Alien Encounters: Science Fiction and the Mysterium in 2001, Solaris, and Contact, Karl Wessel (2003), Juice from a Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess (1972), The Best of Both Worlds: A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Jonathan Rosenbaum (2001), 7-- Star Wars: "The Man Understands the Metaphor": Joseph Campbell on Star Wars, Stuart L. Brown (1990), Not So Long Ago and Far Away: Star Wars, Republics and Empires of Tomorrow, Doug Williams (2003), 8--E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: Steven Spielberg on E.T., Mike Sragow (2003), The Pure and the Impure, Pauline Kael (1982), Well, I Don't Love You, E.T., George F. Will (1982), 9-- The Films of Philip K. Dick: "They Did Sight Stimulation on My Brain": Philip K. Dick on Blade Runner, Gregg Rickman (1984), Blade Runner, Robin Wood (1986), "I Think, Therefore I Am": Cartesian Motifs in the Filmed Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick, Gregg Rickman (2003), 10-- Cyborg Cinema: Colossus: The Forbin Project, Joe Dante (1970), Bodies Without Organs: Cyborg Cinema of the 1980s, Hassan Melehy (1995/2003), Reproducing Ripley, Carina Dielissen (2001/2003), Alien Menace, James Bowman (1998), 11-- Travels in Time and Place: Modernity and Mise-en-Scene: Terry Gilliam and Brazil, Keith Hamel (1998), Time Travel and Spectatorship in 12 Monkeys and Strange Days, Laura Rascaroli (2001), The Philosophy of Time Travel: Back to the Future Again, or The Last Temptation of Donnie Darko, Gregg Rickman (2003), 12--Gods and Aliens: Joe Dante's American Apocalypse, Bill Krohn (1999), Discourse on Sovereignity: The Truman Show, E. J. Park (2001), Real Men Wear Black: The Men in Black Films, Aneta Chapman (2003), Signs of Spiritual Life (or Why You Are the Alien Species), Read Mercer Schuchardt (2003), The Matrix, or the Two Sides of Perversion, Slavoj Zizek (2002)
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Science fiction films United States History and criticism, Science fiction films History and criticism