Science Fiction Filmmaking in the 1980s: Interviews with Actors, Directors, Producers and Writers

Aliens, Blade Runner, Dune, Mad Max, Return of the Jedi, the Star Trek series, Blue Thunder, Cocoon, Enemy Mine, Robocop, 2010, War Games… these are all movies that defined science fiction films in the 1980s. But what was it like making these movies? This collection of in-depth interviews with the actors, writers, producers and directors takes you behind the scenes with the people who made these movies happen, including David Lynch, Kyle MacLachlin, Raffaella De Laurentiis, Mel Gibson, Harve Bennett, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Roy Scheider, Keir Dullea, Richard Marquand, John Badham, Ridley Scott, and Gale Ann Hurd.

The interviews, many of which were originally published in Starlog Magazine, were conducted by Lee Goldberg, Randy Lofficier, Jean-Marc Lofficier, and William Rabkin, all writer who went on to great acclaim in various corners of the entertainment industry, including publishing, screenwriting and TV production.