sci-fi film anthologies

J. R. Molloy (
Tue, 3 Aug 1999 12:21:54 -0700

Metropolis to Independence Day: 70 Years of SciFi- Through the Eyes of Time:
Anthology of Time magazine reviews of American science fiction films. Covers the decades of the 1920s to the '90s.

Exploration of artificial intelligence--and computers generally--in film. Investigates such issues as how films represent and make distinctions between human and machine intelligence, how films respond to and create cultural fears of computers, and whether technology serves humans or is its master. Includes galleries of sounds and annotated images from relevant films and a decade-by-decade survey of computers in film.