From Alien to the Matrix : Reading Science Fiction Film Paperback
by Roz Kaveney
Written by a world expert in Science Fiction, From Alien to The Matrix is a hugely entertaining and enlightening read and a new critical approach to SF films that considers them as autonomous creations and contributions to the genre and to the broader culture.
Kaveney looks at the movies of alien invasion and movie franchises, and offers a celebration of Galaxy Quest; deep readings of the Alien quartet, of Dark City, Starship Troopers and Strange Days; extended consideration of the Star Wars series and the Terminator films, and much more.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages, 24halftones
- Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/01/2005
- Category: Film theory & criticism
- ISBN: 9781850438069
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Review by chaosmogony
Interesting look at common themes and recurring story elements in modern science fiction films.