Saturday, December 11, 2010

The 100 Best Science Fiction Films Of All Time

Seems I watch most of the same movies as the pollsters and pundits...

For the record I've seen 96 of Total Sci-Fi Online's The 100 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies,

97 of the Rotten Tomatoes' 100 Best-Reviewed Sci-Fi Movies [As of December 2014 the list has I have seen on 92 of 100]

99 of Digital Dream Door's 100 Greatest Sci-Fi Films,

and all of Sci-Fi Lists Top 100 Sci-Fi Films.

Between those they recommend I have yet to watch:

Delicatessen (1991) is in my Netflix Watch Instantly queue. [A wry treat. Check it out!]

Open Your Eyes (originally titled Abre los Ojos when released in 1997) is in my Netflix queue.  Yes, it's the inspiration for the so-so American remake Vanilla Sky, which starred Tom Cruise. [Check this one off my list.  Nicely done!  This was a much better movie than the Tom Cruise version.]

Quatermass 2 Enemy from Space: (1957) [On 26 December 2014 I watched the (1955) BBC television version presented in six 30 minute segments. Still need to watch the Hammer adaptation.]

Stalker (1979) is in my Netflix Watch Instantly queue. [Check! Tarkovsky is not always my mug of chai, but this one ranks with his adaptation of Stanislaw Lem's Solaris.]

Save The Green Planet! (2005) is in my Netflix queue. [This is one very strange and mostly unpleasant movie.  It couldn't decide whether to be a sci-fi thriller, a black comedy, a surreal portrayal of a man descending into paranoid schizophrenia, or a long nasty example of serial killer torture porn.  Icky.]

Seconds (1966) is in my Netflix Saved queue.

WALL-E (2008)  I tried to watch this but couldn't keep my eyes open.  I'll have to try again some day. It's in my Netflix queue, but way down towards the bottom.

I'll get back to you...