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    20 MAR 2018

     Star Wars Nostalgia VS Star Trek Futurism

    Also, Star Wars is set in a fantasy past that can look like anything, while Trek is supposed to be a projection of what we imagine our own future to look like. And Star Wars has always been an exercise in nostalgia from the start — nostalgia for ’30s movie serials and comic strips, for ’40s war movies, for ’50s hot rods and samurai movies, etc. It’s always, always been based on the past and set in the past. Star Trek looks to the future, and our idea of the future is always changing.
    Folksonomies: futurism science fiction
    Folksonomies: futurism science fiction
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