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Screen Guides

100 Science Fiction Films

Authors: Grant, Barry Keith

  • Perfect for Science Fiction fans who will love reading the classics and discovering new favourites
  • Science Fiction is a hugely popular genre in the UK in 2008 a survey found that 32% of the top 50 top grossing films of all time were Science Fiction
  • Widespread marketing campaign with features and reviews on the top Scifi blogs and websites UK and internationally
  • An accessible guide for Scifi fans but with the academic rigour of previous BFI Screen Guides with relevance to multiple disciplines as well as for pleasure
  • Beautifully illustrated throughout with images from the films
  • Aptly timed for the release of Star Trek: Into the Darkness (May 201 and M. Night Shyamalan's new thriller After the Earth (June 201
  • Following in the steps of the success of 100 Cult Films which has sold 3,500 copies; 100 Science Fiction Films has the potential to be even bigger
  • A book with longevity the BFI will be running a SciFi season in 2014 
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About this book

A comprehensive guide to science fiction films, which analyzes and contextualizes the most important examples of the genre, from Un voyage dans la lune (1902), to The Road (2009).

About the authors

Barry Keith Grant is Professor of Popular Culture and Film at Brock University, Ontario, Canada. He is an Elected Fellow at the Royal Society of Canada and recipient of the annual Pedagogy Award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. He is the author of the BFI Film Classic on Invasion of the Body Snatchers (2010), Film Genre: From Inconography to Ideology (2007), and co-author with Jim Hillier of 100 Documentary Films (2009).

Buy this book

eBook $19.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-349-92604-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $29.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-84457-457-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
100 Science Fiction Films
Authors
Series Title
Screen Guides
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave BFI
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-92604-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-349-92604-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-84457-457-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
224
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