AMC Visionaries: James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction (AMC) – Premieres 30th April
Documenting the history of science fiction in popular culture. James Cameron interviews directors where they talk about the how the films they made were inspired, how they created the look, and the influences they incorporated within the making of it.
In between the short clips of the interviews the show then interviews actors, critics and authors. Where they talk about how certain science fiction themes have evolved over time and how the genre takes it influences from current events. Along with the making of the films the directors are talking about, and explaining certain aspects of the plot and its relevance to the time it was set in.
With the mix between showing some of the history of science fiction along with the interviews with the directors, it makes the programme an interesting watch.