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A Reader's History of Science Fiction

Jan 17, 2022

In the 1980s and '90s, blockbuster films became a staple of Hollywood and of science fiction, and their rise went hand in hand with the development of CGI technology. In this episode, we explore the ways CGI has contributed to sci-fi over the years.

Movie recommendation: Jurassic Park

Sheldon Hall on the origin of the term "blockbuster."
Documentary on the making of Independence Day.

Other movies discussed:
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Independence Day