Criterion Close-Up 40: The Science Fiction Episode

Mark and Aaron explore the popular genre that is science fiction. At the core of our discussion is a science fiction project that Aaron has been working on, but we also explore the genre on Criterion, and delve further into Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s World on a Wire.

Episode Links & Notes

0:00 – Welcome and Intro 3:00 – The War Room, Thanks Keith 4:30 – Mark’s Decision 8:30 – Short Takes (Frau im Mond, The Fits, Captain America: Civil War, Robinson Crusoe on Mars, Mysterious Island, Stalker) 29:00 – The Sci-Fi List Project 50:30 – Sci-Fi Criterion Titles 57:00 – World on a Wire

CCU39: The War Room Wonders in the Dark

CCU12: The Brood & Early Cronenberg

Musical Notation: Metropolis

Great Criterion Sci-Fi (Corby D.)

Criterion Science Fiction (kafkaesque)

Taste of Cinema: 15 Great Scientific Movies in the Criterion Collection

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