"The Mummy" (1999) is an adventure remake of the 1932 Boris Karloff film. The film goes back to ancient Egypt, where High Priest Imhotep is embalmed alive for his affair with the Pharaoh's mistress. The action then moves to 1920's and a group of archaeologists. This book discusses the films making.
Pat Cadigan (born 1953) is an American-born science fiction author, who emigrated to England in 1996. Her work is described as part of the cyberpunk movement. Her novels and stories all share a common theme, exploring the relationship between the human mind and technology.
Pat Cadigan's first novel, Mindplayers (1987), introduces what becomes the common theme to all her works. Her stories blur the line between reality and perception by making the human mind a real and explorable place. Her second novel, Synners (1991), expands upon the same theme, and both feature a future where direct access to the mind via technology is possible. While her stories include many of the gritty, unvarnished characteristics of the cyberpunk ... (more)