Best fantasy novels by year

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Here’s an update to this list.   Winner   Runner Ups   Year Author Title Author Title 2017 James Alan Gardner All Those Explosions Were Someone Else’s Fault     2016 Claire North The Sudden Appearance of Hope     2015 Claire North Touch     2014 Claire North The First Fifteen Lives of Harry […]

Best fantasy & science fiction movies by year

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Here’s an update to this list. 2017 was another astonishing year for science fiction and fantasy movies. And 2016 was even better than I knew last year at this time — I later watched more 2016 movies that I hadn’t previously seen. Year Winner Runner Ups 2017 Thor: Ragnarok Blade Runner 2049   Wonder Woman […]

TV movies, miniseries & straight-to-DVD

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best Anne of Green Gables (1985) Ascension Babylon 5: In the Beginning Battlestar Galactica (2003) Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog Political Animals Shackleton Runner ups Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel Babylon 5: A Call to Arms Babylon 5: Thirdspace Battlestar Galactica: Razor The Bourne Identity (1988) […]

SF & fantasy TV shows

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Here’s an update to this list. 5/5 Agents of SHIELD 4.5 4.5 5 5             4.75 Angel 5 5 5 5 5           5 Babylon 5 4.5 5 5 5 4.5           4.8 Battlestar Galactica 5 5 5 5       […]

TV shows

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Here is an update to this list. Comedy Best of the best Arrested Development The Big Bang Theory The IT Crowd (the first 2 seasons) Modern Family Mr. Bean New Girl (the first 2 seasons) Parks and Recreation Raising Hope (the first 3 seasons) Scrubs Runner ups Awkward. (the first season) Frasier Friends iCarly (the […]

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 The Fog of War Guns, Germs and Steel An Inconvenient Truth Lost in La Mancha Roger & Me Walking with Cavemen Walking with […]

Best movies of the 2010s

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best 50/50 About Time The Adjustment Bureau American Hustle Arrival Barney’s Version The Boxtrolls Brooklyn The Call Captain Fantastic Collateral Beauty Crazy, Stupid, Love. Deadpool The Descendants Despicable Me Detachment Edge of Tomorrow Ex Machina Gone Girl Gravity Guardians of the Galaxy Her Hidden Hidden Figures […]

Best movies of the 2000s

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best 50 First Dates About a Boy About Schmidt Adaptation. Amelie American Splendor Atonement The Aviator Babel Batman Begins A Beautiful Mind Big Fish The Bourne Identity The Bourne Supremacy The Bourne Ultimatum Bridget Jones’s Diary Casino Royale Catch Me If You Can Changeling Chicken Run […]

Best movies of the 1990s

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best American Beauty The American President Apollo 13 As Good as It Gets Awakenings Babe Backdraft Being John Malkovich The Big Lebowski Bowfinger Bulworth Chaplin The City of Lost Children Clerks Con Air Dances with Wolves Dark City Dave Dead Again Delicatessen Fargo The Fisher King […]

Best movies of the 1980s

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Here is an update to this list. Best of the best Amadeus Possibly not historically accurate, but lots of fun. Mozart is a genius composer but he’s not very good at holding onto his money — jealous rival Salieri takes advantage of both. Blade Runner Redefined the look of a SF movie, and full of […]