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2001-A SPACE ODYSSEY
Mankind finds a mysterious, artificial artifact buried on the
with the intelligent computer HAL, sets off on a quest.
Open the pod
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2010-THE YEAR WE MAKE CONTACT
Dr. Floyd returns
to Jupiter to see what has happened to HAL
find out what is going on with the millions of monoliths approaching
planet from Europa. “All these worlds are yours. Use them together, use
them in peace.”
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Big eyes aglow, a strange foreign tongue,
Faces that looked at me, the abduction had begun.
there was an angel shining in the light,
But it was really an alien who took me into the night.
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THE ANGRY RED PLANET
Light years ahead
of its time, this slick 1960 sci-fi flick is
and monster movie rolled into one. Battling for their lives, the
make it back to their ship only to discover intelligent life and a
they will never forget.
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THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL
space... a warning and an ultimatum. Klaatu tells
of Earth that we must live peacefully or, if we pose a threat or danger
to other planets, we will be destroyed. The Day The Earth Stood Still,
based on the Harry Bates short story "Farewell to the Master," is as
a human interest story as it is a sci-fi movie classic. Gort, Klattu,
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Muad' Dib, born in
the 57th year of the Padishah Emperor,
on the planet Caladan, moved to the planet Arrakis, also known as Dune,
at the age of 15. Dune, home to the giant sandworms, the Fremen, and
precious spice, is forever his place. May Shai Hulud guide you!
In Fahrenheit 451,
Ray Bradbury's classic, frightening vision
future, firemen don't put out fires, they start them in order to burn
In this futuristic society all books are banned and punishment is meted
out to those who possess them.
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2001: A Space
Odyssey took the world on a mind bending trip to
space, but Fantastic Voyage is the original psychedelic inner space
We stand in the middle of infinity between outer and inner space.
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The story of
Forbidden Planet holds up so well because it is
almost straight from Shakespeare's "The Tempest". Forbidden Planet is
the best science fiction movie of the 1950's as it looked into the
of our own inner demons.
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silent film Metropolis, produced in 1927 in
a picture of a horribly polarized future society in which the workers
like cogs in a machine while the rich live a lavish lifestyle in their
towers high above the overpopulated city. A true sci-fi classic.
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