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Time Travelers

Made-for-tv film (1976). 20th Century Fox/Irwin Allen Productions for ABC-TV. Produced by Irwin Allen. Directed by Alexander Singer. Written by Jackson Gillis from a story by Rod Serling and Allen. Cast includes Richard Basehart, Booth Colman, Sam Groom and Tom Hallick. 78 minutes. Colour. / In 1976 a deadly Pandemic erupts, caused by an unknown virus whose treatment baffles Dr Clinton Earnshaw (Groom). A US government agent, Jeff Adams (Hallick) arrives and helps point out that the illness ...

Lam, Laura

(1988-    ) US-born author, resident for some time in Scotland, much of whose early work has been fantasy, with explorations of Sex and gender couched cogently into adventure narratives; she also writes some nonfantastic work as by Laura Ambrose. Her first series, the Young Adult Micah Grey sequence beginning with Pantomime (2013), emplaces its intersex protagonist in a unspecifically Steampunk world, where she endures travails, joins a circus, engages in Magic, and moves ...

Chetwynd-Hayes, R

(1919-2001) Working name of UK author and anthologist Ronald Henry Glynn Chetwynd-Hayes, who also published stories as by Angus Campbell and Henry Glynn; though he wrote some sf, most of his more than 200 tales, beginning with "The Orator" for The Lady in 1953, are fantasy or horror. The Clavering Grange tales, a series which includes two novels and variously released shorter works, are set in a twelfth-century mansion in Kent, where hauntings are numerous; some of the tales are set in the Near ...

Palm Springs

Film (2020). Limelight Productions in association with The Lonely Island, Sun Entertainment. Directed by Max Barbakow. Written by Andy Siara. Cast includes Cristin Milioti, Andy Samberg and J K Simmons. 90 minutes. Colour. / In Palm Springs, California, Sarah (Milioti) attends her sister's wedding. Her flirtation with a sardonic, Hawaiian-shirted guest named Nyles (Samberg) is disrupted when a masked assailant (Simmons) shoots Nyles with a bow. In the resulting chaos, Sarah follows the ...

Remember Me

Videogame (2013). DONTNOD Entertainment. Designed by Jean-Maxime Moris. Platforms: PS3, Win, XB360. / Remember Me is an action Adventure, scripted by Stéphane Beauverger and set in a near future "Neo-Paris" where the technological manipulation of human memories is commonplace (see Memory Edit). As in many earlier works dealing with the same theme, the ability to remove painful memories and transfer more desirable recollections to others is here presented as an unmitigated curse. The ...

Nicholls, Peter

(1939-2018) Australian editor and author, primarily a critic and historian of sf through his creation and editing of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction [see below]; resident in the UK 1970-1988, in Australia from 1988; worked as an academic in English literature (1962-1968, 1971-1977), scripted television documentaries, was a Harkness Fellow in Film-making (1968-1970) in the USA, worked as a publisher's editor (1982-1983), often broadcast film and book reviews on BBC Radio from 1974 and ...



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