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Brydges, Harold

Working name of UK author James Howard Bridge (1856-1939), in USA from early manhood, whose A Fortnight in Heaven: An Unconventional Romance (1886) conflates sf and the occult in a manner common to much late nineteenth-century work. Able to send his spirit through Time and space, Captain Grizzle visits the planet Jupiter a century hence, finding the civilization there to be an expanded version of life on Earth, with ...

Gibbons, Stella

(1902-1989) UK journalist and author whose best-known novel, Cold Comfort Farm (1932), is set in a moderately explicit Near Future, sometime after the 1946 Anglo-Nicaraguan War, when videophones and private airplanes are common. The story itself, a savagely comic Parody of epiphany-choked rural novels as written by D H Lawrence (1885-1930) and in particular Mary Webb (1881-1927) with Precious Bane (1924), ...

McIntyre, Angus

(?   -    ) UK author, now in USA, who began to publish work of genre interest with "Someone to Watch Over Me" in Black Candles: Surveillance for 2015. His first novel, The Warrior Within (2018), is a Planetary Romance set in an indefinite but perhaps rather distant future, on a long-inhabited world, where a colourful, complex but constrained culture seems to flourish, under the sway of an ornate but ...

Adam Project, The

US film (2022). Skydance Media, Maximum Effort, 21 Laps Entertainment. Directed by Shawn Levy. Written by Jonathan Tropper, T S Nowlin, Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin. Cast includes Jennifer Garner, Catherine Keener, Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana and Walker Scobell. 106 minutes. Colour. / Adam Reed (Reynolds) crashlands in the year 2022, his attempt at Time Travel thrown off-course by injury en route. He enlists the help of his ...

Kong

US letter-size saddle-stapled Cinema magazine printed on newsprint. One undated issue published 1976. Countrywide Communications. No editor named. / One of several one-issue magazines issued to capitalize on the interest in King Kong (1976), this consisted largely of photographs from the original King Kong (1933) along with some short articles. It was subtitled "the most famous monster of ...

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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