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  • 1. By Paula Duru And Cerise Clarke
  • 2. Define – Sci Fi
    • Science fiction  is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginary but more or less plausible (or at least non-supernatural) content such as future settings, futuristic science and technology,space travel, aliens, and paranormal abilities.
    • Exploring the consequences of scientific innovations is one purpose of science fiction
    Sub Genre’s or Sci Fi Comic science fiction Science fiction opera  Science fiction Western Science fantasy Gothic science fiction
  • 3. Sci-Fi Movies
    • Film - Men In Black II
    • Director – Barry Sonnenfeld
    • Distributing Company – Columbia Pictures
    • When released - July 5, 2002
    • Plot - When a renegade Kylothian monster disguised as a lingerie model (Lara Flynn Boyle) threatens the survival of the human race, the boys of the MIB get the call to step up and get busy. Agent Jay (Will Smith) and Agent Kay (Tommy Lee Jones) enlist the help of Frank the Pug to help them kick some seriously sexy alien butt!
  • 4. How does ( Men In Black ) meet the Conventions? Shows suspension of disbelief Abnormal things Ability of supernaturalism Aliens Space High tech Machines
  • 5. How does (Men in Black) meet Conventions? Unusual Activity Suspension of disbelief Hi Tech weapons Aliens Abnormal Person
  • 6.
    • Film – Hulk
    • Director – Ang Lee
    • Distributing Company – Universal Pictures
    • When released – June 20th 2003
    • Plot - "The Incredible Hulk,“ the research scientist Dr. Bruce Banner's failed experiments cause him to mutate into a monstrously powerful and savage green-skinned behemoth whenever he loses control of his emotions. When the situation comes to an end, it's up to his love interest is Betty Ross to save him.
    Sci-Fi Movies
  • 7. Angles and Shots of (The Hulk) Wide shot Medium Wide shot Crane shot
  • 8. How does ( The Hulk ) meet the Conventions? Humanoid Mutants Experimenting Technology (teleportation machines) Fantasy Scientific Labs (usually appear)
  • 9.
    • Film : X-Men The Last Stand
    • Director – Brett Ratner
    • Distributing Company – 20 th Century Fox
    • When released – May 26 th 2006
    • Plot - After a more mutant-friendly president is elected, things look like they're getting easier for the mutants. The one exception being Scott Summers AKA Cyclops, who is still falling apart because of the recent passing of his girlfriend, Jean Grey.
    Sci-Fi Movies
  • 10. Screenshots of X-Men Supernatural elements (Wings on a human being) Character with super strength Mid Shot Superhero characters
  • 11. How does ( X-Men ) meet the Conventions? Imaginative Heroes Futuristic Technology Strong forces Unusual type monsters Destruction of human kind Unknowable forces
  • 12.
    • Film – Predator (Old Sci-Fi Film)
    • Director – John McTiernan
    • Distributing Company – 20th Century Fox
    • When Released – June 12 th 1987
    • Plot - Dutch (Arnold) is sent on a mission to destroy a rebel base in Vietnam and rescue POWs. Once they get there he discovers his friend lied and all the POWs were dead but one. They take her and suddenly the marines begin getting killed.
    Sci-Fi Movies Starring - Arnold Schwarzenegger Predator ( effective scene)
  • 13. How does ( Predator ) meet the Conventions of Sci-Fi? Quasi scientific Investigations Heroes Strong force or power Dark Shadowy conditions Bizarre creatures
  • 14. Angle shots and Screenshots Mid Shot Two-Shot Wide – Shot Full - Shot
  • 15.
    • Film – Jurassic Park 3
    • Director – Joe Johnston
    • Distributing Company – Universal Pictures
    • When released – July 18 th 2001
    • Plot – Eight years after the Jurassic Park incident on Isla Nublar, Dr. Alan Grant struggles to keep up the pace with modern times and is in need of research funding.
    • The island was evacuated and is now restricted for people to go there the four and three other passengers fly to the island.
    • Soon after landing, they are attacked by a spinosaurus, which trashes the airplane.
    • Then the survivors struggle to find the boy and escape the island 
    Sci-Fi Movies
  • 16. Trailer (Jurassic Park ) http:// =VnMMM9-p-Sc&feature= player_embedded
  • 17. How does ( Jurassic Park 3 ) meet the Conventions of Sci-Fi? Special Effects Intense Music Visionary Impossible quests Futuristic Technology Extraordinary creatures Improbable settings
  • 18. Screenshots and Angles of (Jurassic Park)
  • 19. What I Learnt about these (Sci – Fi) Films are…..
    • Science fiction often expresses the potential of technology.
    • Sci – Fi films also easily overlap with horror films.
    • Sci – Fi films are very visionary and imaginative.
    • Sci – Fi movies have a lot of similarities between fantasy and horror movies.
    • More conventions
    • spaceships, aliens, timetravel, space, robots
  • 20. How did the films inspire me?
    • Broadens my imagination
    • Gives me a insight into fantasy
    • Very good special features
    • Wide use of technology
    • Scientific settings
    • Fascinating Scenes