Tuesday, July 15, 2008

David Hughes' "The Greatest Sci-fi Movies Never Made": BOOK REVIEW

Sherry L. writes:
David Hughes' The Greatest Sci-fi Movies Never Made is a fascinating glimpse into the world of the motion picture industry. Hughes examines the script to screen (or oblivion as the case may be) process of several well known sci-fi franchises. This book exemplifies how movies are not simply made up of artistry and vision but of bureaucratic red tape, celebrity egos and fanciful whims of studio executives. Find out why so many great ideas were never realized, such as a big screen version of The Six Million Dollar Man or a Ridley Scott directed Planet of the Apes. Was Star Trek IV really intended as an Eddie Murphy vehicle?... READ MORE