Albans, HertfordshireEnglandAmerican motion-picture director and writer whose films are characterized by his dramatic visual style, meticulous attention to detail, and a detached, often ironic or pessimistic perspective. An expatriate, Kubrick was nearly as well known for his reclusive lifestyle in the English countryside as for his painstaking approach to researching, writing, photographing, and editing his infrequent but always much-debated films.
The first of his masterpieces. Ballentine, ; revised first hardcover edition, New York: Crown, ] in later had a sequel, "The Shores of Another Sea.
Other terms for this popular genre include: Trevelyan published a nominally nonfictional article about what might have happened if Napoleon had won at Waterloo. Alfred Toynbee, in his "A Study of History" tried the same sort of academic experiments in allohistory. Some other splendid examples are: It is one of the most enthralling science-fiction books ever written.
At once a fantasy adventure, an exceptional mystery, it is a new concept that touches the very framework of reality. The fantastic events that follow from its deceptively simple opening are the sort of stuff from which Charles Fort wove his world-shaking books and A.
Merritt wrought fabulous novels. Lapses into Imaginary History", edited by J. A Drama of the Reconstruction Period", by Arthur Goodman"Ancestral Voices", by Nat Schachnerflawed time-travel change-the-past story, in which the accidental consequence is the passage into never-beingness of tens of thousands of descendants of one killed ancestor "Sideways in Time", by Murray Leinstergives a four-dimensional view of alternate timelines, and a protagonist who switches from one to another, some in which humans never evolved.
The breakthrough into explicitly science-fictional allohistory. DickGermany and Japan conquer and split the U. Alternate Histories Are True SF" Fairly thorough search results, including anthologies, references, and listings by author may be found in: Schmunk also check out: Berkeley There is a scientific basis for such speculations, namely the "Many Worlds" interpretation of Quantum Mechanics.
The notion is that each time a subatomic particle can one of several things, it actually does all them, splitting the universe into multiple copies which differ only in that one micro-event.
The universe splits, splits again, and ramifies into an astonishing tree of alternative realities, a quintillion times a second. This theory was developed by Hugh Everett inbut he had philosophical predecessors.
Giordano Bruno was burnt at the stake A. What really got him in trouble was his specific example that there must be a world identical to ours, except that the Mass was spoken in the vernacular instead of in Latin.This shopping feature will continue to load items.
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A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian crime film adapted, produced, and directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on Anthony Burgess's novel of the same attheheels.com employs disturbing, violent images to comment on psychiatry, juvenile delinquency, youth gangs, and other social, political, and economic subjects in a dystopian near-future Britain..
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Leading science experts, writers and filmmakers help us decide the best sci-fi films ever made. “A Clockwork Orange” () Few films could be less like “The Breakfast Club” if they tried. In fact, for the whole of the ’80s, it was legally impossible to see the film in parts of the.
Stanely Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange" is one of the first movies that proved that cinema can be the most enlightening and amazing art form around.
Movies have always been a true love for me, but it wasn't until this film challenged me that I fell deeply in love. The first viewing left me speechless.