It seems Ian Sales and I are playing a list challenge game, and this list is sure to disappoint him this round. Why? Because I'm pretty sure two of the options on my list don't actually qualify except in my head. But we do what we can, no?
This time around, I was challenged to come up with a list of 5 lesser known Cold War films that fit roughly in the sf/f genre. The rules were as follows:
- The film must be sf/f-ish (duh)
- The film must be set in the historical period called the Cold War OR
- The film must directly engage with the Cold War via alternate or future history (metaphors and obscure allegories do not count)
- The film must be "lesser known" based on my interpretation of that phrase
Now for the list: