Saturday, May 26, 2012
Pop Culture Saturday: A long time ago ...
We have winners from last week!
- Season Finales: Johanna wins a book choice from my convention stash.
- Diamond Jubilee Celebration Hop: CBails wins a book from my convention stash.
A long time ago ... thirty five years this weekend ... in a theater far away ... Miami's Dadeland ... I joined my friends for an afternoon movie. I had no idea the theater was only showing a new Sci-Fi movie, STAR WARS. I went in kicking and I came out cheering.
I remember the words floating in space, introducing us to the rebellion. I remember the music changing tempo. I remember it was more than space fights and alien creatures ... it was freedom fighting and human compassion in an alternate universe.
STAR WARS changed our perception of science fiction, deep space, and special effects. What is your favorite sci-fi story? One randomly selected commenter wins a book choice from my convention stash. This giveaway is open to all readers. Comments are open through Friday, June 1, 10 pm in Hawaii. I'll post the winner on Saturday, June 2.
Kim in Hawaii
Another film with heart, soul, and aliens is BATTLESHIP . The aliens are more akin to Star Wars than most other alien invasion films. Check out my review at this link.