Kat C.

“Dinosaurs Eat Man—Woman Inherits the Earth”: How Jurassic Park Subverts Male Power Fantasies

When the chief engineer John Arnold fails to return to the safety of the bunker in the 1993 film Jurassic Park, the character Ellie Sattler volunteers to retrieve him. The power is out and the dinosaurs are running freely through the park, causing destruction and chaos in their wake. John Hammond, the venture capitalist who [...]

By |2021-03-30T10:51:02-05:00March 30th, 2021|Essay 3, Kat C.|0 Comments

Alien Infinitum

On May 25th, 1979, the science fiction horror film Alien premiered. Nowadays, it is regarded as both a science fiction and horror film classic, but it premiered to mixed reviews. It was called everything from “deeply dislikable” to “…a horrid film, skillful and studied in its nastiness…” to the quite stinging denouncement of “..an overblown [...]

By |2021-03-16T14:35:06-05:00March 16th, 2021|Kat C., Proposal|0 Comments

Into the Unknown

I believe that science fiction and fantasy are two different languages explaining the same kind of concepts. A simplistic overview posits that science fiction deals with the future, while fantasy deals with the past. J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth is his own imagining of the history of England while Robert Heinlein enjoyed exploring different militaristic societies [...]

By |2021-02-08T22:44:36-05:00February 8th, 2021|Kat C., What is SF|0 Comments
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