[SFRA-L] Hibernation in SF film and television? (Pawel Frelik)
dillong at pdx.edu
Fri Mar 30 03:12:00 EDT 2012
Oh, and would Moon (2009) by director Duncan Jones count as well? Part of
the deceit is the "hibernation pad" for the journey home after 3 years of
service for the company which tends instead to incinerate the employee.
It was nice to meet you in person, Pawel, at ICFA!
On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 2:38 PM, Phil Nichols <bradburymedia at yahoo.co.uk>wrote:
> This may have been mentioned already, but cryogenic hibernation is exactly
> how Fry ends up in New New York in the first episode of FUTURAMA. Surely
> the best use of the technology yet seen!
> There's also an episode of the TV series of LOGAN'S RUN called "Crypt",
> from an original story by Harlan Ellison, in which (if I recall correctly)
> some people have been in suspended animation. I can't recall whether we
> "glimpse the device", however.
> - Phil
> Phil Nichols
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> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 11:45:18 -0700
> From: Pawel Frelik <pawel.frelik at umcs.edu.pl>
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> Dear Hive Mind,
> so here's a query - can you think of SF films and television shows
> (any country or year) that feature any kind of a hibernation/stasis
> device? Vertical or horizontal, space-faring or bunker-installed - any
> kind is good as long as there's at least a glimpse of the device.
> Some obvious examples include the Aliens franchise, Event Horizon,
> Pitch Black, Avatar, or Pandorum but I am sure there are many more.
> Will you help?
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Grace L. Dillon, PhD
Editor, Walking the Clouds: An Anthology of Indigenous Science Fiction.
Associate Professor & Coordinator, Popular Culture
Indigenous Nations Studies
Affiliated Faculty, English
Portland State University
Portland, OR 97207-0751
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