While The Rise Of Skywalker proved that the popularity of the Star Wars franchise isn’t quite what it was, there's still no denying that the sci-fi space opera is beloved by hundreds of millions.
The latest Star Wars movie is another stellar reference point for the space opera motif. One of the first design elements you notice is right away is the clutter or busyness in the composition. In spite of this, you can make the case that a sort of asymmetrical balance does occur, as about half of the frame is blue while the other half is red.
Space Opera is a sub-genre of space fantasy SF. Space Opera uses the trappings and props of SF but doesn't follow science fiction SF's adherence to hard science and the scientific perspective; instead, these trappings and props provide the backdrop for powerful emotions and high adventure on a cosmic stage. Examples of Space Opera include the Star Wars saga, the Classic Star Trek and Babylon 5.Based on the screenplay of the final film in George Lucas’s epic saga, bestselling Star Wars author Matthew Stover’s novel crackles with action, captures the iconic characters in all their complexity, and brings a space opera masterpiece full circle in stunning style.Star Wars is an epic science fiction, fantasy, space opera and fictional universe created by George Lucas.The Star Wars story is comprised of numerous archetypal motifs common to science fiction, political climax and classical mythology. Music, including musical motifs, played a large part in the telling of the story, according to Lucas and Star Wars composer John Williams.
It's very space opera just like Star Wars. The storyline is kind of similar too - the main hero, Gene Starwind, gets involved in something way over his head, like Luke, but becomes stronger for it. Basically he and his super-intelligent kid partner Jim have a business where they'll do anything for money but when they take a job for a mysterious woman named Rachel Sweet they suddenly find.Read More
Science fiction, and space opera, suddenly became hot properties. The popularity of space opera continued through the release of The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and The Return of the Jedi (1983). Then, with the exception of the Star Trek franchise, interest in space opera as a film genre quickly begins to wane. Oh, there was the odd one here or.Read More
It’s part Star Wars space opera, part brilliant Star Trek episode, and one of the best sci-fi games on PC. It doesn’t have the freedom of Elite and is largely a linear experience, but it takes.Read More
Star Wars is one of the largest film franchises ever. The galaxy far, far away shows no signs of slowing down any time soon, with new instalments, re-writes and retcons adding to the franchise.Read More
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Wild Space audiobook, by Karen Miller. The Clone Wars have exploded across the galaxy as Republic forces and Separatists struggle to gain the upper hand. But while the Jedi generals work tirelessly to defeat Count Dooku and his rebels, Supreme Chancellor Palpatine is hatching his own dark plans.The Separatists have launched a sneak.Read More
Space opera is adventure science fiction in outer space or on distant planets. Action is more important than the science or characters. There is usually a strong hero and a very big conflict. The action often moves to many different places. The best-selling science fiction book of all time is a space opera. It is Dune by Frank Herbert. Some people have a negative opinion of Space opera. They.Read More
Five Great Space Opera Movies Not Named Star Wars or Star Trek Tom 2 years ago It seems like the galaxies within the movies have been kind of dominated by Star Wars and Star Trek haven’t they?Read More
A space Opera is a work set in a far future space faring civilization, where the technology is ubiquitous and entirely secondary to the story. It has an epic character to it: The universe is big, there are lots of sprawling civilizations and empires, there are political conflicts and intrigues galore. Frequently it takes place in the Standard Sci Fi Setting. In perspective, it is a development.Read More
For the record: Both Star Trek and Star Wars qualify as space opera since they both have vast galactic empires, impossibly advanced sciences, diverse alien civilizations and have had individuals alter the fabric of their entire cultures, i.e. Captain James T. Kirk, Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Captain Catherine Janeway, and Captain Benjamin Sisko for the Star Trek Universe, and Anakin Skywalker.Read More
Works like Star Wars, Star Trek—and even going as far back as Buck Rogers—“take up the gun” and continue in much the same tradition as the Western. Joss Whedon’s contribution was not so much that he created a post-Western Space Opera but that he exposed the inherent traditional Western symbols in Space Opera that we often ignore because we’re distracted by the aliens and rockets.Read More