The Science Fiction Film

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This is a chapter in the Science Fiction Handbook that the author has co-edited. The chapter introduces readers to major themes and generic tropes of science fiction in cinema and provides a brief analysis of classic SF films: Metropolis; The Day the Earth Stood Still; 2001: A Space Odyssey; Star Wars; Alien; Blade Runner; The Matrix
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Science Fiction Handbook
EditorsAris Mousoutzanis, Nick Hubble
Place of PublicationNew York
Number of pages27
ISBN (Electronic)9781472538963, 9781472528970
ISBN (Print)9781441170965
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Science Fiction
  • film

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    Mousoutzanis, A. (2013). The Science Fiction Film. In A. Mousoutzanis, & N. Hubble (Eds.), The Science Fiction Handbook (pp. 143-170). Bloomsbury.