Science Fiction and the Mono-Myth

Salon‘s highly analytical article by John Higgs explores the changes that the Star Wars saga and the Mono-myth story structure had in Hollywood and in Storytelling.

In today’s film world, Science Fiction is considered exciting, inventive and highly profitable. But that wasn’t always the case. Director Alejandro Jodorowsky, for example, struggled through years to create his outer space journey, due to the disbelief major studios had in Pre-Star Wars science fiction.

Read more about the history of Science Fiction.

Source

From Salon on November 7, 2015
Attributed to John Higgs