Ballard, Brian Aldiss
, John Sladek, and Charles Platt).
23) Cuenta Brian Aldiss
que, cuando trabajaba en la elaboracion del guion, "Kubrick queria que el nino, David, fuese rechazado y arrojado a lo que llamabamos la Ciudad de Hojalata; era una especie de Cuesta Abajo para viejos robots y androides.
With contributions by well-known and new authors ranging from Brian Aldiss
to Tony Ballantyne the collection presents a range of visions from military science fiction to dark fantasy and humor.
Space opera contains, according to science-fiction editor and author Brian Aldiss
, "the menace of many kinds of galactic awfulness" along with "the gorgeous princesses, the desperate quests, doomed worlds, sundry exotic creatures, deadly weapons, and the snicker of sword-blades.
, one of the most respected stars of the genre, dismissed Wyndham's major works as nothing more than "cosy catastrophes".
4) Stephen Arata uses the term 'reverse colonization' to describe this sort of story in which the centre of empire is besieged by fantastic creatures from its margins; as Brian Aldiss
puts it, 'Wells is saying, in effect, to his fellow English, "Look, this is how it feels to be a primitive tribe, and to have a Western nation arriving to civilize you with Maxim guns
The appendix includes an article from a science fiction fan magazine that transcribes a conversation between Lewis, Kingsley Amis and Brian Aldiss
Arthur C Clarke, Steve Jones, Brian Aldiss
and Doris Lessing offer their views.
The bizarre story, taken from a novel by Brian Aldiss
, is set during the mid-Seventies and follows brothers Tom and Barry Howe (Harry and Luke Treadaway) as they're plucked from obscurity to become punk rock legends.
Based on a 1977 illustrated novel by the late Brian Aldiss
, it uses "archive" documentary footage, contemporary interviews (with different actors playing the characters' older selves), and even spot on clips from a supposed uncompleted Ken Russell biopic (featuring Jonathan Pryce, John Simm and Jane Hor-rocks) to unfold the story of Tom and Barry Howe (played with raw intensity by identical twins Harry and Luke Treadaway).
Screenplay, Tony Grisoni, from the novel by Brian Aldiss
Fellow Radio 2 presenter Jonathan Ross received an OBE, alongside science fiction writer Brian Aldiss
and musicians John Mayall, and Midge Ure.