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Star Trek: Enterprise

US tv series (2001-2005), titled simply Enterprise in seasons 1-2. Created by Rick Berman and Brannon Braga, based on Star Trek (1966-1969) created by Gene Roddenberry. Producers include Berman, Braga, Merri D Howard and Peter Lauritson. Directors include David Livingston, Allan Kroeker, Michael Vejar, Roxann Dawson, David Straiton, LeVar Burton, and Robert Duncan McNeill. ...

Sender, The

Film (1982). Kingsmere Properties/Paramount. Directed by Roger Christian. Written by Thomas Baum. Cast includes Paul Freeman, Kathryn Harrold, Zeljko Ivanek and Shirley Knight. 91 minutes. Colour. / This modest melodrama, on the borderline between sf and Horror, tells of a hospitalized young man (Ivanek) whose Psi Powers of telepathic projection and Telekinesis cause major disruption. As ...

Bartter, Martha A

(1932-2013) US critic, editor and author, a lifetime member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, now most well known for her scholarship and teaching. / As M A Bartter, she published a handful of early short stories beginning with "The Eggs of Eden" (December 1974 Galaxy) and also including "Be Ye Perfect" (January 1975 Galaxy) and "The Wallad Blond" (March 1977 Galaxy), ...

Tremblay, Paul

(1971-    ) US author mostly of horror and fantasy who began to publish work of genre interest with "The King Bee" (in The Dead Inn, anth 2001, edited by Shane Ryan Staley), which was assembled in In the Mean Time (coll 2010), some of the stories being sf (see Horror in SF; Fantastika). His PI Mark Genevich sequence, featuring a private eye with narcolepsy, is nonfantastic. Of ...

Himitsu Sentai Gorenger

Japanese live-action tv series (1975-1977; vt Five Rangers; vt Star Rangers; vt Secret Battleteam Five-Ranger). Created by Shotaro Ishinomori. Toei Company. Directors include Katsuhiko Taguchi, Koichi Takemoto and Minoru Yamada. Writers include Hirohisa Soda, Susumu Takaku and Shozo Uehara. Voice cast includes Mitsuo Andō, Baku Hatakeyama, Hiroshi Miyauchi, Yukio Itō, Lisa Komaki, Naoya Makoto ...

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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