James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction
The perfect companion to AMC’s six-part television series James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction, this unique book explores the history and evolution of the genre with contributions from the filmmakers who have helped bring it to life.
For the show, James Cameron personally interviewed six of the biggest names in science fiction filmmaking—Guillermo del Toro, George Lucas, Christopher Nolan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ridley Scott, and Steven Spielberg—to get their perspectives on the importance and impact of the genre. This book reproduces the interviews in full as the greatest minds in the genre discuss key topics including alien life, time travel, outer space, dark futures, monsters, and intelligent machines.
An in-depth interview with Cameron is also featured, plus essays by experts in the science fiction field on the main themes covered in the show. Illustrated with rare and previously unseen concept art from Cameron’s personal archives, plus imagery from iconic sci-fi movies, TV shows, and books, James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction offers a sweeping examination of a genre that continues to ask questions, push limits, and thrill audiences around the world.
What people are saying - Write a review
actually adventure alien android Arnold Schwarzenegger artificial intelligence artist audience Avatar become Blade Runner character Christopher Nolan Close Encounters concept create creature director dream dystopian Earth emotional everything explore fantasy fear feel film’s filmmaker Frankenstein genre George Lucas Godzilla grandfather paradox Guillermo del Toro happen Heinlein horror human idea imagine inspired Interstellar James Cameron James Cameron’s Story kill kind living look machine Mars Martian midi-chlorians monster movies Moon never novel nuclear OPPOSITE Theatrical poster planet play pretty Ridley Scott robots Roy Batty scene Schwarzenegger sci-fi science fiction film science fiction movie scientists script Skynet Space Odyssey spaceship Stanley Star Trek Star Wars Steven Spielberg Story of Science stuff talking tell Terminator Terminator films there’s things time-travel trying understand vampires what’s writers xenomorph Yeah you’re