a science fiction film or TV show
Dealing with dryads, gnomes, the Great God Pan (in his gentler aspect), and kind-hearted ape-men rather oftener than with rockets to Venus and such usual props of the science-fictioner, the author has culled, he says, the best of his publishing.
Assuming the flaws will be corrected within the next couple of showings…the science fictioner should make good juvenile viewing.
Arthur Hilton, seeking a swash-buckling science fictioner has been shown ‘The Kingslayer’ by L. Ron Hubbard. For production in England, Hilton is also considering a choice of a screen treatment of Time Wants a Skeleton by Ross Rocklynne and the Ackermans (Forrest & Wendayne), ‘The Dark Other’ by Stanley G. Weinbaum, and The Secret of the Snow Men by Charles Beaumont & John Tomerlin.
The Matrix. Visually stylish science-fictioner with a plot that keeps you guessing.
Pre-publicity for this parallel Earth science-fictioner…suggested that this would be an X-certificate breakaway.
Earliest cite in OED2: 1955; improved to 1953 in OED3.
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