resembling or reminiscent of science fiction n.
I don’t like the cover. First, it is not sufficiently science-fictionish.
Name a present day, professional publication that boasts of a solid, green-blooded, truly science-fictionish name as does Planet Stories.
It has always been difficult to draw a sharply defined line between the spy novel and science fiction. There is often something science-fictionish about The Plans at stake—which is a direct reflection of reality; there is often something science-fictionish about the secrets for which real-life agents contend.
It occurred to me that there is nothing so dramatic for a science-fictionish person such as myself as the Martian canals.
My robots, too, had ‘brains’ that made them work, and I never spoke of them as computers, either. I had to make them science-fictionish, of course, so I called them ‘positronic brains.’ Positrons had been detected for the first time only four years before my first robot story had been written.
Her skill manifests itself in a totally different way in ‘Bacurau’ this year, a crazily fantastical (and violent) science-fictionish allegory of Brazil in crisis that departs from the realism of Mendonça’s other films without abandoning their political passion or their humanism.
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