An instant cult classic, Michel Gondry's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind was both a critical and commercial success. Andrew M. Butler delves into the film's central themes and production processes, including the intertwined careers of Gondry and Kaufman, the film's various genres, its psychoanalytic aspects, and its debt to Philip K. Dick.
Presents a pocket-sized introduction to Philip K. Dick, known for "Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?" - the novel which inspired Blade Runner . This book contains an introductory essay, reviews and analyses of Philip K Dick's novels and short stories, and gives a listing of the many other books and articles which have grappled with his genius.
A collection of essays on some of the most significant figures who have shaped and defined science fiction, charting the varied landscape of the genre. It presents the diverse groups within the science fiction community, from novelists and film makers to comic book and television writers.
With this book in your pocket you can gasp as directors break the 30 rule, marvel as Oedipus complexes are resolved, shudder as you become aware of your own voyeurism and discover how to tell your metteur en scene from your mise en scene. Going to the cinema may never be the same again...