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2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968) epitomised the 1960s view of futuristic space shuttle chic. Image: Warner Bros. Ent.

Building Brave New Worlds: the architecture of sci-fi movies

The British Film Institute is showing a season of films and TV programmes celebrating sci-fi. Rakesh Ramchurn explores how the genre’s set design has anticipated the future and subverted the familiar

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