How might Hollywood’s increased production of science fiction films such as Forbidden Planet

How might Hollywood’s increased production of science fiction films such as Forbidden Planet

(Wilcox, USA 1956) during the 1950s illustrate postwar developments in the American film industry and/or contemporary social and political contexts?

8 references SAY IN THR INTRODUCTION YOUR ARGUMENT sources: INCLUDE PAGE NUMBERS 1- Assigned Reading: Thompson and Bordwell, Chapter 15, pp. 291-315 [1st edition = pp. 371-405; 2nd edition = pp. 325-352] Langford, Barry (2005) Film Genre: Hollywood and Beyond. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 182-206 [Chapter 8: The Science-Fiction Film] available https://ebookcentral-proquest-

com.ezproxy01.rhul.ac.uk/lib/rhul/detail.action?docID=6141759 2- Langford, Barry (2010) Post-classical Hollywood: Film Industry, Style and Ideology Since 1945. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 45-72 [chapter 2, ‘The Communication of Ideas’] REFRNCE MORE THAN 2 FILMS: explore how sci-fi films represented invasion and being invaded very differently, so comparing Forbidden Planet to War of the Worlds (1953) [UPSELL_BEGIN] digital_copies_of_sources_used = 0 plagiarism = 1 pref_writer = 0