TV show creators worth knowing about, part 3

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This list continues from part 2. Adam Horowitz & Edward Kitsis Horowitz and Kitsis have been writing partners for years. They created the show Once Upon a Time and, along with a couple of other people, its spinoff Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. They wrote a bunch of episodes for those shows as well […]

TV show creators worth knowing about, part 2

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The creators on this part of the list are not as well known as the ones in part 1. I might not follow them everywhere, but I will try to keep an eye on what they’re doing. Brannon Braga Braga started as an intern on Star Trek: The Next Generation. He wrote episodes of TNG, […]

TV show creators worth knowing about, part 1

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These are people who created brilliant science fiction and fantasy TV shows. I’ll mention all their SF & F TV shows, as well as some of their other projects. These are people I’m most likely to follow wherever they go — TV shows, comics, books, movies. Many of them also had some interesting-sounding projects that didn’t end […]

Comments on Sci-Fi Lists: SF movies

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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 […]

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 […]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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{4.5/5} “There were a lot of explosions for two people blending in.” Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, released in 2016 Jyn Erso has fallen into the Rebel Alliance, who say that her father is building a terrible weapon for the Empire. She, Cassian, and K-250 attempt to find her father — one of them […]

Comments on Sci-Fi Lists: SF TV shows

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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 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 […]