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Science Fiction, setting trumps all?

When I was taking a film studies course from George Toles he at one time polled the class to discuss what defines science fiction as science fiction instead of fantasy, because he said he didn’t really get it. I think … Continue reading

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Science fiction and explanation

I’m going to touch again on my earlier post about Science Fiction’s enticing of present-tense curiosity. I made passing reference to the opening scroll as something that is so often forced upon science fiction film, to its detriment. Science fiction … Continue reading

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Art Film + Science Fiction film

First, from a post on the Groovy Age of Horror blog. I was struck by this quote from Aspects of the Novel by E. M. Forster: We are all like Scheherazade’s husband, in that we want to know what happens … Continue reading

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