Steven Spielberg has been honoured by the SCIENCE FICTION HALL OF FAME for
his contribution to the cinematic world of fact, fiction and fantasy.
The OSCAR-winning film-maker, whose movies include CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE
THIRD KIND and Jurassic Park, joins author PHILIP K DICK as a luminary for the
group which held its induction ceremony on Friday (6MAY05) - the first for the
Spielberg says, "It (science fiction) really is the only genre that lets
you use your imagination without limitations."
The late Dick, whose writing inspired sci-fi films Blade Runner, TOTAL
RECALL and Minority Report, joins other Science Fiction Hall of Fame authors
ISAAC ASIMOV and JULES VERNE.