Comments on Sci-Fi Lists: SF movies

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here are my comments on this list. If there‚Äôs a (+) after the rating that means I did or would have rated it higher the first time I saw it. Their ranking Title My rating My comments 1 Blade Runner 4.5 (+) Deckard is a blade runner — he hunts down rogue androids, but he’s […]

DC Extended Universe

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In the past DC has given us various Superman and Batman movies but they’ve never tried to combine their characters into one universe before — until Marvel did it, and then they thought it was a good idea. Here are the movies in what’s known as the DC Extended Universe — 3 so far and […]

Star Wars

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Here are my ratings for all the Star Wars movies, the last time I watched them. If there’s a (+) after the rating that means I did or would have rated it higher the first time I saw it. Now that Disney owns Lucasfilm they will be making Star Wars movies until they stop making […]

Comments on Sci-Fi Lists: Fantasy TV shows

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

My original post was 5 years ago so it’s time for an update. If there’s a * in the “My rating” column then I have some interest in watching the show. If there’s nothing there then I have no particular interest in watching it. Here is the list I’m commenting on — of course it’s changed a […]

Comments on Sci-Fi Lists: SF TV shows

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an updated version of this list. If there’s a * in the “My rating” column then I have some interest in watching the show. If there’s nothing there then I have no particular interest in watching it. Here is the list I’m commenting on. Their ranking Title My rating My comments 1 Star Trek – The […]

Best soundtracks by year

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Here’s an updated version of this list, including soundtracks I discovered in 2016. The big winner for 2016 so far is Michael Giacchino for Star Trek Beyond (who also composed the previous year’s Tomorrowland). My list doesn’t go this far back, but I also discovered John Barry’s theme for Zulu (1964) — it’s astonishing. These are […]

Best fantasy novels by year

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Here’s an updated list, including books I read in the last 2 years.   Winner Runner Ups Year Author Title Author Title 2014 Claire North The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August     2013 Julie E. Czerneda A Turn of Light     2012 Will McIntosh Hitchers Joanne Bertin Bard’s Oath 2011 Erin Morgenstern […]

Best science fiction novels by year

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Here’s an updated version of this list, including novels I read in the last 2 years.   Winner Runner Ups Year Author Title Author Title 2015 John Scalzi The End of All Things Thunderbird Jack McDevitt       Will McIntosh Defenders 2014 Emily St. John Mandel Station Eleven Stephen Baxter Ultima       […]

Best tie-in novels by year

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Here’s an updated list, including novels I read in the last 2 years. Legend: B5 Babylon 5 BSG Battlestar Galactica DS9 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine ST Star Trek crossover TITAN Star Trek: Titan TNG Star Trek: The Next Generation TOS Star Trek: The Original Series VOY Star Trek: Voyager     Winner Runner Ups […]

Best fantasy & science fiction movies by year

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Here’s an updated version of this list, including movies I watched in 2016. Year Winner Runner Ups 2016 Arrival Captain America: Civil War   Kubo and the Two Strings Deadpool     Equals     Finding Dory     Star Trek Beyond     X-Men: Apocalypse     Zootopia  2015 Inside Out Advantageous   Mad […]