Dans movies offers very popular science fiction films. One is Dans une galaxie près de chez-vous. It was released in 2004. It is produced in Quebec – Canada. It became highly popular among all age groups. The film is a parody of big budget science fiction film like Star Trek.
The English meaning of the film title is ‘galaxy near you’. Earth has been rendered unsuitable for human living. A starship from Canada leaves earth for galaxy to find a living place for the people of the earth. A humoristic parody makes the film very enjoyable. The success of the film has prompted for the second galaxy film to be released in 2008.
Second film is Le Voyage dans la lune. The English meaning of the film is ‘A trip to the moon’. It is a black and white science fiction cinema released in 1902. Based on two popular novels of that time: ‘From the Earth to the Moon’ by Jules Verne and ‘The First Men in the Moon’ by H. G. Wells. It was written and directed by Georges Méliès.
A trip to the moon was technologically much ahead of its time. Animation and special effects made this film highly popular in its time. It was 14 minutes long. It is enjoyed even today as a classic science fiction movie. Two music videos have been made in recent years with similar filming like this movie. You can now judge the popularity of the original film.
Two of the David Bowie movies are also fantasy and science fiction films. First is ‘The man who fell to earth’. David Bowie plays the role of an alien from an outer planet. He has come to earth to find water. He gets lost in the power resulting from many of his inventions. This film has won him critical acclaims.
He plays the role of ‘Jareth, the king of goblins’ in fantasy and science fiction film ‘Labyrinth’. He is a mysterious but very powerful creature in the film. The film has been coined as a cult classic movie. David Bowie has enjoyed great film success along with tremendous success as a singer.
Kenny Rogers movies have also gained great success. He is an all time hit country music and pop singer. His films like ‘Long Shot’ and ‘Six Pack’ have been highly successful. He has starred in many films made exclusively for television.
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