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Brown, Eric

(1960-2023) UK author who began publishing sf – after a children's play, Noel's Ark (1982 chap) – with "Krash-Bangg Joe and the Pineal-Zen Equation" for Interzone in Autumn 1987; like several further tales assembled in The Time-Lapsed Man and Other Stories (coll 1990), it is set in a future world dominated by the effects of bio-engineering and dense with information. This marriage of Cordwainer ...

Matas, Carol

(1949-    ) Canadian author, most of her work being directed to Young Adult readers, with a strong interest in the dramatizing of Jewish/Israeli issues. A considerable portion of her work is of sf interest, starting with her first novel, The DNA Dimension (1982), whose young cast is suddenly transmitted into a heavily regimented Dystopian ...

Meyer, Nicholas

(1945-    ) US screenwriter and sometime director, known especially for Time After Time (1979), for his work on the original-series phase of the Star Trek film cycle, and latterly for his screen adaptations of non-sf works by Philip Roth. Beginning as a publicist, in which capacity he wrote a making-of book for Love Story (1971), he made an amusing debut ...


Japanese Anime tv series (2021-2022; vt 86 EIGHTY-SIX). A-1 Pictures. Based on the Light Novel by Asato Asato. Directed by Toshimasa Ishii. Written by Toshiya Ōno. Voice cast includes Shōya Chiba, Ikumi Hasegawa, Misaki Kuno and Yūya Uchida. 23 24-minute episodes (plus four recap episodes). Colour. / In 2139 the Empire of Giad declared War on the Republic ...

12 to the Moon

Film (1960). Luna. Directed by David Bradley. Written by DeWitt Bodeen, based on a story by Fred Gebhardt. Cast includes Anna-Lisa, Philip Baird, Tema Bey, Ken Clark, Tom Conway, Cory Devlin, Anthony Dexter, Michi Kobi, Robert Montgomery Jr, Roger Til, Richard Weber and John Wengraf. 74 minutes. Black and white. / An international crew of twelve astronauts embarks upon a flight to the Moon, which is uneventful except for a threatening encounter with "meteor ...

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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