Science Fiction Films of the Seventies
by Craig W. Anderson (Goodreads Author)
This reference work is filled with wry insight, production anecdotes, guided tours through tortured plots, informed guffaws over actor gaffes, and solid critical information.
Paperback, 271 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by McFarland & Company
(first published October 2001)
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Jul 05, 2008 Mark rated it 4 of 5 stars
Great book about science fiction films from a very fruitful period. It covers the whole gamut from Omega Man to Solaris. Written during a time when science fiction wasn't being taken particularly seriously by major critics. The author weighs the relative merits of each film he covers and offers good film criticism that doesn't praise the quality of the idea while ignoring the quality of the execution and presentation. He takes shots at ambitious failures like Soylent Green, The Black Hole, and T...more
Writer for 25 years on business and agriculture; editor; published author, book "Science Fiction Films of the Seventies" and in national venues such as Asimov's, Starlog, Night Cry, Twilight Zone Magazine; science fiction illustrator and artist; raised in Central Valley, attended San Jose State; partnered with father in a retail business; worked as a business consultant and public speaker; interna...moreMore about Craig W. Anderson...