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The 1982 science fiction film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan used " Amazing Grace " amid a context of Christian symbolism, to memorialize the death of Mr. Spock but more practically, because the song has become " instantly recognizable to many in the audience as music that sounds appropriate for a funeral " according to a Star Trek scholar.
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1982 and science
Douglas Adams's 1982 science fiction comedy novel Life, the Universe and Everything – the third part of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy series – features the urn containing the Ashes, as a significant element of its plot.
The word " cyberspace " ( from cybernetics and space ) was coined by science fiction novelist and seminal cyberpunk author William Gibson in his 1982 story " Burning Chrome " and popularized by his 1984 novel Neuromancer.
His novels were recognized as the best in science fiction in Poland in 1982 ( Limes inferior and in 1984 ( Paradyzja ).
* Ralph C. Merkle, Secrecy, authentication, and public key systems ( Computer science ), UMI Research Press, 1982, ISBN 0-8357-1384-9.
They write that " Interest in science fiction may affect the way people think about or relate to science .... one study found a strong relationship between preference for science fiction novels and support for the space program ... The same study also found that students who read science fiction are much more likely than other students to believe that contacting extraterrestrial civilizations is both possible and desirable ( Bainbridge 1982 ).
By then, a neo-Campbellian revival of hard science fiction after 1982 at the hands of David Brin, Gregory Benford, Greg Bear and others had emerged.
In 1982, Vangelis collaborated with director Ridley Scott, to write the score for the science fiction film Blade Runner.
The following year, he appeared in arguably his most famous and acclaimed role as the eccentric, violent, yet sympathetic anti-hero replicant Roy Batty in Ridley Scott's 1982 science fiction thriller, Blade Runner — in which role Hauer improvised the oft-quoted tears in rain soliloquy.
One of his better known roles was in the 1982 science fiction cult classic Tron, in which he played Kevin Flynn, a video game programmer ( a role he reprised in late 2010 with the sequel Tron: Legacy ).
Foundation's Edge ( 1982 ) is a science fiction novel by Isaac Asimov, the fourth book in the Foundation Series.
In 1981, after the series had long been considered one of the most important works of modern science fiction, Asimov was persuaded by his publishers to write a fourth book, which became Foundation's Edge ( 1982 ).
) is a 1982 American science fiction film co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Melissa Mathison and starring Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore, and Peter Coyote.
* Perdide — A planet that serves for much of the setting of the 1982 French animated science fiction movie Les Maîtres du Temps ( Time Masters ), by René Laloux.
He was the son of Lord Ritchie Calder ( 1906 – 1982 ), a noted science writer, Humanist and pacifist.
Moebius contributed storyboards and concept designs to numerous science fiction and fantasy films, including Alien, Willow, Tron ( 1982 ), and The Fifth Element.
In 1982 he collaborated with director René Laloux to create the science fiction feature-length animated movie Les Maîtres du temps ( released in English as Time Masters ) based on a novel by Stefan Wul.
From 1982 through 1987 he hosted the Emmy Award PBS science program Newton's Apple, which originated at KTCA in St. Paul, Minnesota.
1982 and fiction
Charlie Ahearn's independently released fiction film Wild Style ( Wild Style, 1983 ), the early PBS documentary Style Wars ( 1983 ), hit songs such as " The Message " and " Planet Rock " and their accompanying music videos ( both 1982 ) contributed to a growing interest outside New York in all aspects of hip hop.
The themes he developed in this early short fiction, the Sprawl setting of " Burning Chrome " ( 1982 ), and the character of Molly Millions from " Johnny Mnemonic " ( 1981 ) laid the foundations for the novel.
Science fiction scholar James Gunn writes in 1982, " The Asimov robot stories as a whole may respond best to an analysis on this basis: the ambiguity in the Three Laws and the ways in which Asimov played twenty-nine variations upon a theme ".
Different Seasons ( 1982 ) is a collection of four Stephen King novellas with a more serious bent than the horror fiction for which King is famous:
His later novels, including the Book of Bebb series and Godric, received hearty praise ; in his 1980 review of Godric, Benjamin DeMott summed up a host of positive reviews, saying “ All on his own, Mr. Buechner has managed to reinvent projects of self-purification and of faith as piquant matter for contemporary fiction, producing in a single decade a quintet of books each of which is individual in concerns and knowledge, and notable for literary finish .” In 1982, author Reynolds Price greeted Buechner ’ s The Sacred Journey as “ a rich new vein for Buechner – a kind of detective autobiography ” and “ he result is a short but fascinating and, in its own terms, beautifully successful experiment .”
Ellery Queen is both a fictional character and a pseudonym used by two American cousins from Brooklyn, New York-Daniel Nathan, alias Frederic Dannay ( October 20, 1905 – September 3, 1982 ) and Manford ( Emanuel ) Lepofsky, alias Manfred Bennington Lee ( January 11, 1905 – April 3, 1971 )-to write, edit, and anthologize detective fiction.
1982 and film
* In the 1982 film Blade Runner by Ridley Scott, the main offices of the fictional Tyrell Corporation ( a Megacorp ) resemble a hyperstructure.
It is the sequel to Blade Runner 2: The Edge of Human, which was a sequel to Ridley Scott's 1982 film Blade Runner, and the book on which the film was based, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep ?.
The film Blade Runner ( 1982 ), adapted from Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep ?, is set in 2019 in a dystopian future in which manufactured beings called replicants are slaves used on space colonies and are legal prey on Earth to various bounty hunters who " retire " ( kill ) them.
The film Wrong is Right ( 1982 ) starring Sean Connery was loosely based on his novel, The Better Angels.
From this trip, Marker first published the photo-essay Le Dépays in 1982, as well as using the experience for his next film Sans Soleil, released in 1982.
The 1982 film Blade Runner featured creatures called replicants, bio-engineered or bio-robotic beings.
Parton continued to make inroads on the pop charts as well with a re-recorded version of " I Will Always Love You " from the feature film The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas ( 1982 ) scraping the Top 50 that year and her duet with Kenny Rogers, " Islands in the Stream " ( written by the Bee Gees and produced by Barry Gibb ), spent two weeks at number one in 1983.
In March 1982, the month before Paul Schrader's film Cat People came out, Bowie's title song, " Cat People ( Putting Out Fire )", was released as a single, becoming a minor US hit and entering the UK top 30.
A notable film to have emerged during this period was Ryszard Bugajski's 1982 film Interrogation ( Przesluchanie ), which depicts the story of an unfortunate woman ( played by Krystyna Janda ) who is arrested and tortured by the secret police into confessing a crime she knows nothing about.
( 1982 ) as the highest-grossing film in Japan – and Princess Mononoke ( 1997 ), which also claimed the top box office spot until Titanic ( 1997 ).
The first Foonly machine, the F-1, was the computational engine used to create some of the graphics in the 1982 film Tron.
The 1982 Steve Martin comedy Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid was shot in black-and-white as a parody of a 1940s film noir and included footage of actors from the film-noir era such as Humphrey Bogart, Burt Lancaster, and others spliced in with the modern actors.
He was also nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for his role in the controversial film Missing in 1982, and for his roles in Some Like It Hot ( 1959 ), The Apartment ( 1960 ), Days of Wine and Roses ( 1962 ), The China Syndrome ( 1979 ), and Tribute ( 1980 ).
The film was released in 1982, along with his television adaptation of the acclaimed play The Rainmaker.
In 1982, Otomo made his anime debut, working as character designer for the animated film Harmagedon.