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James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

Randall Frakes Brooks Peck Sidney Perkowitz Matt Singer

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Insight Editions
01 June 2018
Film theory & criticism; Film & movie: styles & genres; Dance & Performing arts; Literature: history & criticism; Reference works; Media Reference; Other Film, TV & Media; Sci-Fi Reference; Essays
The perfect companion to AMC’s six-part television series James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction, this unique book explores the history and evolution of the genre with contributions from the filmmakers who have helped bring it to life

For the show, James Cameron personally interviewed six of the biggest names in science fiction filmmaking - Guillermo del Toro, George Lucas, Christopher Nolan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ridley Scott, and Steven Spielberg - to get their perspectives on the importance and impact of the genre. This book reproduces the interviews in full as the greatest minds in the genre discuss key topics including alien life, time travel, outer space, dark futures, monsters, and intelligent machines.

An in-depth interview with Cameron is also featured, plus essays by experts in the science fiction field on the main themes covered in the show. Illustrated with rare and previously unseen concept art from Cameron's personal archives, plus imagery from iconic sci-fi movies, TV shows, and books, James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction offers a sweeping examination of a genre that continues to ask questions, push limits, and thrill audiences around the world.
By:   Randall Frakes, Brooks Peck, Sidney Perkowitz, Matt Singer, Lisa Yaszek
Imprint:   Insight Editions
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 241mm,  Width: 191mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   1.068kg
ISBN:   9781683834977
ISBN 10:   1683834976
Pages:   250
Publication Date:   01 June 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

James Cameron is an Oscar(R)-winning film director, celebrated explorer, and the visionary behind record-setting blockbuster movies such as Titanic, Avatar, and Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Cameron's passion for diving and exploration has led him to embark on a number of trailblazing deep-sea expeditions, including more than thirty dives to Titanic. Cameron made history when he undertook the first-ever solo dive to the Mariana Trench in 2012. Brooks Peck is a curator at the Museum of Pop Culture. There he has curated exhibitions on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, Battlestar Galactica, and Star Trek, among others. He also cowrote two creature features for the Syfy Channel, Rage of the Yeti and Zombie Apocalypse. He lives in Seattle. Randall Frakes Randall Frakes has been an author and screenwriter for thirty-five years. Frakes wrote novelizations of The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day and edited Titanic: James Cameron's Illustrated Screenplay. He lives in Los Angeles.

Reviews for James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

This is a terrific companion book, not just for sci-fi fans, but it's a great study for burgeoning filmmakers at what influences a writer or director, and what they put into their creations. It's a phenomenally inspiring and enlightening series of interviews and a must-have for movie buffs of all ages. * Edge Media Network *


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