Reply to post: Re: Films - meh

Are meta, self-referential or recursive science-fiction films doomed?

Daniel 18

Re: Films - meh

Star Wars may have started looking like science fiction, but it clearly descended into unconstrained fantasy as it went from film to film.

In contrast 'Alien' started with a few reasonable SF premises, and remained rigorously consistent and logical.

That may be why Star Wars makes more money while Alien is much better as science fiction.

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