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Last Mimzy, The

Film (2007). New Line Cinema. Directed by Bob Shaye. Written by Bruce Joel Rubin and Toby Emmerich; story by James V Hart & Carol Skilken, based on "Mimsy were the Borogoves" (February 1943 Astounding) by Lewis Padgett (Henry Kuttner and C L Moore). Cast includes Michael Clarke Duncan, Kathryn Hahn, Timothy Hutton, Chris O'Neil, Joely Richardson, Rainn Wilson and Rhiannon Leigh Wryn. 90 minutes. ...

Rocky Jones, Space Ranger

American tv series (1954). Syndicated. Produced by Roland D Reed, directed by Hollingsworth Morse. Written by Fritz Blocki, Carl K Hittleman, Arthur Hoerl, Marianne Mosner, and Warren Wilson. Cast includes Scotty Beckett, Maurice Cass, Richard Crane, Robert Lyden, Jimmy Lydon, Sally Mansfield, Charles Meredith, Patsy Parsons and Reginald Sheffield. 39 30-minute episodes. Black and white. / Rocky Jones (Crane), commander of the Spaceship the ...


UK film (2017; vt Carnage: Swallowing the Past). BBC iPlayer. Directed and written by Simon Amstell. Cast includes Eileen Atkins, Linda Bassett, Lindsay Duncan, Vanessa Feltz, Martin Freeman, Gemma Jones, Joanna Lumley, Lorraine Kelly, Racheal Ofori, Mawaan Rizwan, Miles Sembi, Kirsty Wark and Robert Wilde. 65 minutes. Colour. / A documentary in the year 2067 attempts to come to terms with humanity's past, explaining to horror-struck viewers of the future that there was once a ...

Lazor Wulf

US animated tv series (2016; 2019-current). Based on the web Comic by Henry Bonsu. Bento Box Entertainment (season one), 6 Point Harness (season two), Williams Street. Developed by Henry Bonsu and Daniel Weidenfeld. Directed by Henry Bonsu. Writers include Sarah Bellardini, Henry Bonsu and Carl Jones. Voice cast includes Quinta Brunson, D.R.A.M., Ettore "Big E" Ewen, Andre Pascoe, Vince Staples, Reginald VelJohnson and J D Witherspoon. Twenty ...

Reynolds, Anthony

(?   -    ) Australian author who has worked for Games Workshop, which owns the Warhammer 40,000 universe, and who has written Ties for that universe, beginning with Warhammer: Mark of Chaos (2006). Of more sf interest are his contributions to the Warhammer 40,000 subseries, beginning with Warhammer 40,000: Dark Apostle (2007); his tales revel duly in the bleak and ...

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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