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Eldridge, Roger

(1944-2007) UK journalist, scriptwriter, editor, photo agency executive and author whose first sf book, for Young Adult readers, was The Shadow of the Gloom-World (1977), set in a Pocket Universe located Underground in a Post-Holocaust future, and featuring a winningly rebellious young protagonist. His second, The Fishers of Darksea ...

Lost Continent, The

Film (1968). Hammer/Twentieth Century Fox. Directed by Michael Carreras. Written by Michael Nash, based on Uncharted Seas (1938) by Dennis Wheatley. Cast includes Hildegard Knef, Suzanna Leigh, Eric Porter and Darryl Read. 98 minutes. Colour. / A ramshackle freighter wanders into the Sargasso Sea and becomes trapped in a "lost continent" (see Lost Worlds) of seaweed. ...


Film (2011). Zentropa Entertainments. Written and directed by Lars von Trier. Cast includes Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, John Hurt, Charlotte Rampling, Alexander Skarsgård, Stellan Skarsgård and Kiefer Sutherland. 136 minutes. Colour. / On a Swedish island estate, a depressive bride (Dunst) blows off her lavish wedding and awaits the End of the World with her sister (Gainsbourg) as the newly-discovered giant planet Melancholia ...

Alice in Borderland

Japanese Anime OVA series and live action Netflix Television series based on the Manga Alice in Borderland by Haro Aso, whose original title was Imawa no Kuni no Alice. / 1. Japanese Original Video Animation (2014-2015). Silver Link, Connect. Directed by Hideki Tachibana. Written by Ryōsuke Nakamura. Voice cast includes Yoshimasa Hosoya, Maaya ...

Baker, Gordon

(?   -    ) UK author of None So Blind (1946), a Near Future tale set in 1970s Germany, where Neo-Nazis armed with new Weapons threaten democracy. [JC]

Langford, David

(1953-    ) UK author, critic, editor, publisher and sf fan, in the latter capacity recipient of 21 Hugo awards for fan writing – some of the best of his several hundred pieces are assembled as Let's Hear It for the Deaf Man (coll 1992 chap US; much exp vt The Silence of the Langford 1996; exp 2015 ebook) as Dave Langford, edited by Ben Yalow – plus five Best Fanzine Hugos ...

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