The Imagination of Disaster
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
- "Sontag sees the essence of sci-fi films as the vivid representation of catastrophe precipitated directly or indirectly by the misuse of science and technology. The perils of science are magnified by the spectre of the Bomb. Almost every aspect of “futuristic” calamity might be seen as a metaphor for the bomb or evil parties involved (alien invaders)." 
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