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I found some of this interesting, some of it a set up for Cameron's Avatar sequels. They concentrate on movies & TV shows from the last 40 years and very little on the literature that bore science-fiction as a genre. This is the tip of the iceberg and showing older movies with effects that the younger generation can't take cause it "looks bad" are out except for some quick clips. Some nice philosophical discussions with directors, writers and actors.
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