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The Black Hole

The Black Hole is a 1979 American science fiction film directed by Gary Nelson and produced by Walt Disney Productions. [1]

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Academy Award for Best Cinematography

The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work in one particular motion picture.

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Academy Award for Best Visual Effects

The Academy Award for Visual Effects is an Academy Award given for the best achievement in visual effects.

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards or The Oscars is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry.

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Alan Dean Foster

Alan Dean Foster (born November 18, 1946) is an American writer of fantasy and science fiction, a prolific creator of and contributor to book series as well as the author of more than 20 standalone novels.

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Alien (franchise)

Alien is a science-fiction horror film franchise centered on a film series that depicts Warrant Officer Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) and her battles with an extraterrestrial lifeform, commonly referred to as "the Alien".

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Anthony Perkins

Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) was an American actor and singer.

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Black hole

A black hole is a geometrically defined region of spacetime exhibiting such strong gravitational effects that nothing—including particles and electromagnetic radiation such as light—can escape from inside it.

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Carl Fallberg

Carl Robert Fallberg (September 11, 1915 – May 9, 1996) was a writer/cartoonist for animated feature films and T.V. cartoons for Disney Studios, Hanna-Barbera, and Warner Brothers.

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Disney Channel

Disney Channel (originally The Disney Channel from 1983 to 1997) is an American basic cable and satellite television network that serves as the flagship property of owner Disney Channels Worldwide, a unit of the Disney–ABC Television Group, itself a unit of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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Docking and berthing of spacecraft

The docking and berthing of spacecraft roughly refers to the joining of two vehicles.

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Ernest Borgnine

Ermes Effron Borgnino, known as Ernest Borgnine (January 24, 1917 – July 8, 2012) was an American film and television actor whose career spanned more than six decades.

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Extrasensory perception

Extrasensory perception or ESP, also called sixth sense, includes reception of information not gained through the recognized physical senses but sensed with the mind.

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Gary Nelson (director)

Gary Nelson (born January 1934 in Los Angeles, California) is an American television and film director.

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Gerry Day

Gerry Day (January 27, 1922 – February 13, 2013) was an American screenwriter.

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Heaven

Heaven, the heavens or seven heavens, is a common religious, cosmological, or transcendent place where heavenly beings such as gods, angels, jinn, saints, or venerated ancestors are said to originate, be enthroned, or live.

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Hell

In many mythological, folklore and religious traditions, hell is a place of torment and punishment in an afterlife.

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Hollywood Pictures

Hollywood Pictures was an American film production label of the The Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Company.

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Industrial Light & Magic

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) is an American Academy Award-winning motion picture visual effects company that was founded in May 1975 by George Lucas.

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Intrada Records

Intrada Records is an American record company based in Oakland, California, owned and managed by Douglass Fake and Roger Feigelson.

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ITunes

iTunes is a media player, media library, online radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc.

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Jack Kirby

Jack Kirby (August 28, 1917 – February 6, 1994), born Jacob Kurtzberg, was an American comic book artist, writer, and editor widely regarded as one of the medium's major innovators and one of its most prolific and influential creators.

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John Barry (composer)

John Barry Prendergast, (3 November 1933 – 30 January 2011) was an English composer and conductor of film music.

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John Clute

John Frederick Clute (born 1940) is a Canadian-born author and critic specializing in science fiction (also SF, sf) and fantasy literature who has lived in both England and the United States since 1969.

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John Kenneth Muir

John Kenneth Muir (born 1969) is an American literary critic.

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Jon Spaihts

Jon Spaihts is an American screenwriter and author.

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Joseph Bottoms

Joseph Bottoms (born April 22, 1954) is an American actor who won the 1975 Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year - Actor for his role in The Dove.

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Joseph Kosinski

Joseph Kosinski (born May 3, 1974) is an American television commercial and feature film director best known for his computer graphics and computer generated imagery work.

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Little Golden Books

Little Golden Books is a popular series of children's books.

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Lobotomy

Lobotomy (λοβός lobos "lobe (of brain)"; τομή tomē "cut, slice") is a neurosurgical procedure, a form of psychosurgery, also known as a leukotomy or leucotomy (from the Greek λευκός leukos "clear, white" and tome).

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Maximilian Schell

Maximilian Schell (8 December 1930 – 1 February 2014) was an Austrian and Swiss film and stage actor, who also wrote, directed and produced some of his own films.

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Mego Corporation

The Mego Corporation was a toy company founded in 1954.

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Metaphysics

Metaphysics is a traditional branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the fundamental nature of being and the world that encompasses it,Geisler, Norman L. "Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics" page 446.

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Meteor shower

A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors are observed to radiate, or originate, from one point in the night sky.

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Miramax

Miramax (formerly Miramax Films) is an American entertainment company known for distributing independent and foreign films.

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Motion control photography

Motion control photography is a technique used in still and motion photography that enables precise control of, and optionally also allows repetition of, camera movements.

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Motion Picture Association of America film rating system

The Motion Picture Association of America's (MPAA) film-rating system is used in the United States and its territories to rate a film's suitability for certain audiences, based on its content.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson (born October 5, 1958) is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator.

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Odeon Leicester Square

The Odeon Leicester Square is a cinema which occupies the centre of the eastern side of Leicester Square in London, dominating the square with its huge black polished granite facade and high tower displaying its name.

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Phil Hardy (journalist)

Philippe George "Phil" Hardy (7 April 1945 – 8 April 2014) was an English film and music industry journalist.

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Prometheus (2012 film)

Prometheus is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof, and starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, and Charlize Theron.

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RadioShack

Radio Shack (now styled RadioShack) is an American chain of wireless and electronics stores owned by the Standard General affiliate General Wireless.

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Robert Forster

Robert Wallace Forster, Jr. (born July 13, 1941), known professionally as Robert Forster, is an American actor.

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Robot

A robot is a mechanical or virtual artificial agent, usually an electro-mechanical machine that is guided by a computer program or electronic circuitry.

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Roddy McDowall

Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude "Roddy" McDowall (17 September 1928 – 3 October 1998) was an English born American actor, film director, photographer, and voice artist.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic and historian, journalist, screenwriter and author.

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Ron W. Miller

Ronald William "Ron" Miller (born April 17, 1933) is a former professional American football player, the son-in-law of Walt Disney, and a former president and CEO of what is now The Walt Disney Company.

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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is a website launched in 1998 devoted to film reviews and news; it is widely known as a film review aggregator.

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Science fiction film

Science fiction film is a film genre that uses science fiction: speculative, fictional science-based depictions of phenomena that are not fully accepted by mainstream science, such as extraterrestrial life forms, alien worlds, extrasensory perception and time travel, along with futuristic elements such as spacecraft, robots, cyborgs, interstellar space travel or other technologies.

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Sean Bailey

Sean Bailey is a television and film producer who currently serves as president of production at Walt Disney Pictures.

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Slim Pickens

Louis Burton Lindley, Jr. (June 29, 1919December 8, 1983), known by the stage name Slim Pickens, was an American rodeo performer and film and television actor who epitomized the profane, tough, sardonic cowboy, but who is best remembered for his comic roles, notably in Dr. Strangelove and Blazing Saddles.

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Space probe

A space probe is a robotic spacecraft that leaves Earth orbit and explores space.

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Star Wars (film)

Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope)Lucas, George (writer/director).

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Take Down (1979 film)

Take Down is a 1979 sports film released by Buena Vista Distribution Company about an unqualified teacher who finds himself saddled with coaching duties after a small group of high school seniors form a wrestling team in a last-ditch effort to end a 9-year losing streak against a rival school.

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Telepathy

Telepathy (from the Ancient Greek τῆλε, tele meaning "distant" and πάθος, pathos or -patheia meaning "feeling, perception, passion, affliction, experience") is the purported transmission of information from one person to another without using any of our known sensory channels or physical interaction.

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The Aurum Film Encyclopedia

The Aurum Film Encyclopedia is a multi-volume reference work on cinema, published in the UK by Aurum Press and edited by Phil Hardy.

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The Huffington Post

The Huffington Post (sometimes abbreviated Huff Post or HuffPo) is a liberal-oriented American online news aggregator and blog, that has both localised and international editions founded by Arianna Huffington, Kenneth Lerer, Andrew Breitbart, and Jonah Peretti, featuring columnists.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.

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Time (magazine)

Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.

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Tom McLoughlin

Tom McLoughlin (born 1950) is an American screenwriter, film/television director and former mime whose credits include numerous television movies, such as Murder in Greenwich, ''At Risk'', Cyber Seduction: His Secret Life, the feature film Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives and the 2009 Lifetime Movie Network film The Wronged Man.

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Touchstone Pictures

Touchstone Pictures is a distribution label of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Distributon.

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Tron: Legacy

Tron: Legacy is a 2010 American science fiction film produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

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TRS-80 Color Computer

The Radio Shack TRS-80 Color Computer (also marketed as the Tandy Color Computer and affectionately nicknamed CoCo) is a line of home computers based on the Motorola 6809 processor.

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Variety (magazine)

Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine owned by Penske Media Corporation.

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Walt Disney Pictures

Walt Disney Pictures, Inc. is an American film production company and division of The Walt Disney Studios, owned by The Walt Disney Company.

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Walt Disney Records

Walt Disney Records is an American record label of the Disney Music Group, originally founded in 1956 as Disneyland Records.

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Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures is an American motion picture distribution division owned by The Walt Disney Company.

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Walt Disney's Treasury of Classic Tales

Walt Disney's Treasury of Classic Tales is an American Sunday comic strip, which ran in newspapers from 13 July 1952 until 15 February 1987.

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White hole

In general relativity, a white hole is a hypothetical region of spacetime which cannot be entered from the outside, although matter and light can escape from it.

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Yvette Mimieux

Yvette Mimieux (born January 8, 1942) is a retired American movie and television actress.

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1979 in film

The year 1979 in film involved many significant events.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_Hole

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