Moon and Avatar

Adam Roberts has this theory (Adam forgive me if I misrepresent you in précis) – SF has become a genre whose meaning is conveyed most powerfully in its imagery. By which, for the sake of this piece, and for better or worse, we mean cinema (and yes I know TV gave us Battlestar Galactica, X-Files, Next Generation etc etc). SF has become one of the most dominant forces, or at least references, in mainstream cinema during the last 30 years or so. Anyone could arrive at a list of 10 massive, ostensibly SFnal (those qualifications entirely meant) films from that…

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