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Description - Outer Limits by Howard Hughes

HOWARD HUGHES'S NEW FILMGOERS' GUIDE TO SCIENCE-FICTION FILMS DELVES DEEP INTO THE LANDMARK MOVIES OF THIS EVERPOPULAR GENRE, FROM METROPOLIS TO AVATAR AND BEYOND, AND COVERS OVER 250 MORE Outer Limits explores science-fiction cinema through 26 great films, from the silent classic Metropolis to today. It reviews the galaxy of stars and directors who have created some of the most popular films of all time, including George Lucas's 'Star Wars' films, Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Minority Report, James Cameron's 'Terminator' films and Ridley Scott's milestones Alien and Blade Runner. It also discusses everything from A-listers 2001: A Space Odyssey and Planet of the Apes, to Japanese monster movies, 1950s B-movies, creature features and cult favourites, depicting time travel, distant planets or alien invasions. Films featured include The War of the Worlds, Independence Day, Tarantula, Godzilla, The Thing, Forbidden Planet, Barbarella, Galaxy Quest, Mad Max 2, Back to the Future, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Star Trek, Apollo 13, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Matrix, and many, many more.
Illustrated with original posters, Outer Limits is an informative, entertaining tour of the sci-fi universe.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781780761664
ISBN-10: 178076166X
Format: Paperback / softback
(244mm x 172mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2014
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Howard Hughes

Film writer and historian Howard Hughes is the author of Aim for the Heart: The Films of Clint Eastwood (I.B. Tauris) and of the Filmgoers' Guide series, When Eagles Dared, Crime Wave, Once Upon a Time in the Italian West and Stagecoach to Tombstone (all from I.B. Tauris). He is contributor to 'The James Bond Archives', the official fiftieth anniversary celebration of 007, and writes regularly for film magazine 'Cinema Retro'

Books By Howard Hughes

When Eagles Dared by Howard Hughes
Hardback, January 2012
$40.49 $44.99
Cinema Italiano by Howard Hughes
Paperback / softback, April 2011
$34.59 $38.43
Stagecoach to Tombstone by Howard Hughes
Hardback, October 2007
$119.70 $133.00
Outer Limits by Howard Hughes
Hardback, April 2014