Monday, May 27, 2013
Reader Top Ten Science Fiction Films: Terri Wilson
My good friend Terri Wilson, the writer at the great blog In The Comfy Chair, contributes our second reader's choice, top ten list of sci fi films. However, Terri hedges just a little and gives us an eleventh choice too.
"I couldn't do it! I had to pick eleven!
My choices aren't necessarily favorites. In fact, I've never even liked "2001." But they are what I consider to be game-changers. Be it in special effects, pushing the genre in a new direction, or simply becoming icons to their generations. In chronological order:
The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
Forbidden Planet (1956)
The Time Machine (1960)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Star Wars (1977)
Blade Runner (1982)
The Terminator (1984)
Men In Black (1997)
The Matrix (1999)"
One of the most oft-requested reviews on this blog, -- before my original post back in the day -- was Star Trek V: The Final Frontier ...