Friday, June 30, 2006

Vote! Top 10 Faves

Okay, everyone, here's your chance to vote. List your top 10 all-time favorite scifi films, 1 to 10 (#1 being your favorite). I'll include a list below, but feel free to add your "write-in" votes too. Then I'll tally up everyone's votes -- giving each #1 vote ten points, #2 nine points, etc., and then put together a video of our collective top-10 with movie clips. How does one get the movie clips? Don't ask, don't tell. (Though it wasn't that hard to figure out...) Then I can give everyone a copy of the DVD. Okay, so I probably have too much time on my hands, or need more to do when I'm wide awake at 2 AM. Humor me...

Oh, and hope to see you this Sunday at the library! Sherril & Piers, c'mon down!

Here's some choices (alphabetical):

2001: A Space Odyssey
Blade Runner
A Boy and His Dog
A Clockwork Orange
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Fantastic Planet
The Fly
Forbidden Planet
Logan's Run
Quest for Fire
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Star Wars
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
The Terminator
The Terminaror 2: Judgement Day
Time After Time


At 3:29 PM, Blogger Helge said...

10 favorites? Ummmmm.... Without much critical thought, I've got

1) Serenity
2) Silent Running
4) Alien
5) Blade Runner
3) Metropolis
7) The Sixth Sense
8) 12 Monkeys
6) Terminator
9) Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
10) Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

At 9:01 PM, Blogger Lallia said...

1) Star Wars: Return of The Jedi - embarasing, a bit, but it was the first Star Wars I remeber seeing.

2) Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back

3) Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzai Across the Eighth Dimension

4) 5th Element

5) Sky Captain & The World of Tomorrow

6) Ghost In The Shell

7) Serenity

8) Chronicles of Ricick

9) The Fly

10) Terminator

At 11:43 PM, Blogger bibliojunkie said...

My top 10 list of SF movies
1) 5th element I was blown away by this movie. it was so original it felt like a book.
3)Star Wars: New Hope
4)Star wars: empire Stikes back
7)Flash Gordon
8)Pitch Black

At 3:13 PM, Blogger CaptStrange said...

Brazil! Have you seen the 3-disc Criterion edition? Me either. I'll have to see if it's available from the library. Just seeing it on your list makes me want to watch it again. And of course I knew Flash Gordon would show up on your list! hehehehe...

At 12:27 PM, Blogger CaptStrange said...

Okay, I checked Brazil out of the city library over the weekend, and watched Terry Gilliam's original cut, and it was like I'd never actually seen the movie before. The studio edited version was completely botched! If you haven't seen this Criterion edition, you definately need to rent it and see the movie that Gilliam intended. It's brill!

At 3:48 PM, Blogger Sherril said...

10 favorites? Only 10? Hard to pick.
1)Total Recall
2)Demolition Man
3)5th Element
4)Blade Runner
5)6th Sense
6)A Boy and His Dog
8)12 Monkeys
9)Independence Day (yes, I loved the movie!)
10)Star Wars (all of them)


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