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Themes in Science Fiction Films
A look at various themes used in science fiction films.
# 132895 | 1,750 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Literature (General) , Film (General)

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This paper examines and analyzes some recurring themes used in science fiction films. In particular, it discusses the invader theme, in which the invader comes from a foreign galaxy or it is a biologically foreign body that invades a human.

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"In science fiction, invaders get into our lives by various means. In film, these invaders have many different allures and some deep commonalities. They come from empires, which are either a galactic fascist technocracies (The Empire Strikes Back), or, in a baser biochemical form, a hive (Starship Troopers). Even less sentient yet effective (though less common) are interplanetary spores that float to a planet and attempt to subsume it (Invasion of the Body Snatchers). In any case, when the threat is not a Kafka-esque demonstration of..."

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