Documentaries

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Here is an update to this list. Best of the best The Battle Over Citizen Kane Bowling for Columbine Capitalism: A Love Story The Corporation Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner Fahrenheit 9/11 Fahrenheit 11/9 The Fog of War Guns, Germs and Steel An Inconvenient Truth Jane Lost in La Mancha Planet Earth Planet Earth II […]

Tie-in books

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Here’s an update to this list. Novels Best of the best ENT: Rise of the Federation — Live by the Code by Christopher L. Bennett B5: The Passing of the Techno-Mages #1 — Casting Shadows by Jeanne Cavelos B5: The Passing of the Techno-Mages #2 — Summoning Light by Jeanne Cavelos B5: The Passing of […]

SF & fantasy collections & anthologies

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Here’s an update to this list. Collections Best of the best I, Robot – Isaac Asimov Nightfall – Isaac Asimov Virtual Unrealities – Alfred Bester The Golden Apples of the Sun – Ray Bradbury Keeper of Dreams – Orson Scott Card Maps in a Mirror – Orson Scott Card Exhalation – Ted Chiang Stories of […]

Science fiction novels

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Here’s an update to this list. It still only includes books I reviewed on my blog (ie. ones I’ve read in the last 9 years). Best of the best Second Foundation by Isaac Asimov The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks Navigator by Stephen Baxter The Time Ships by Stephen Baxter Existence by David […]

Nonfiction books

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best Last Chance to See… – Douglas Adams & Mark Carwardine How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big – Scott Adams The Roving Mind – Isaac Asimov (%) 1984: Spring – A Choice of Futures – Arthur C. Clarke The Ancestor’s Tale – […]

Fiction books

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown Shogun – James Clavell Tai-pan – James Clavell Gai-jin – James Clavell Noble House – James Clavell Whirlwind – James Clavell Generation X – Douglas Coupland Aztec – Gary Jennings Too Many […]

Fantasy novels

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Here’s an update to this list. It still only includes books I reviewed on my blog (ie. ones I’ve read in the last 9 years). Best of the best Dragon and Phoenix by Joanne Bertin Replay by Ken Grimwood How to Stop Time by Matt Haig Sailing to Sarantium by Guy Gavriel Kay Lord of […]

Comic books & graphic novels

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Frank Miller Battlestar Galactica: Complete Omnibus V.1 – Greg Pak Serenity: No Power in the ‘Verse – Chris Roberson Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 3 – Greg Rucka The Amazing Spider-man (starting with Coming Home) – J. Michael […]

Best fantasy & science fiction movies by year

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Here’s an update to this list. 2020 was a bad year for many things, including the number of fantasy and science fiction movies released. Hopefully we’ll see more this year, if they can be made safely. Year Winner Runner Ups 2020 Palm Springs Bill & Ted Face the Music     The Willoughbys 2019 Avengers: […]

Best tie-in novels by year

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Here’s an update to this list.   Winner Runner Ups Year Author Title Author Title 2020 Una McCormack PICARD: The Last Best Hope     2019 David Mack TNG: Collateral Damage Greg Cox TOS: The Antares Maelstrom       Dave Galanter DISCO: Dead Endless       Una McCormack DISCO: The Way to the […]