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“Starship Troopers”: from militaristic fable to anti-fascist fantasy

Heinlein’s book and Verhoeven’s film have distinct messages

Different incarnations of “Starship Troopers”: as a cheap paperback in 1960 and as a blockbuster in 1997

On April 5, 1958, a pacifist group called National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy published full-page ads in several newspapers across the country demanding that US President Dwight Eisenhower to stop testing nuclear weapons. When famous sci-fi…

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Felipe M. Guerra

Felipe M. Guerra

Journalist, independent filmmaker and a sick person. I write about cinema at https://filmesparadoidos.blogspot.com, and in here about films, books and comics.