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101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die

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From the classic, low-budget Flash Gordon Saturday matinee serials of the 1930s and '40s to mammoth blockbusters like " Star Trek " and " 2001: A Space Odyssey, " filmdom's most imaginative contributions to science fiction are vividly recaptured in this compelling book. With intriguing insights from film critics and a wealth of factual details from historians and academics ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Barron's Educational Series (first published January 1st 2009)
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Leila Anani
This is a reasonable list of 101 sci-fi films from 1902 to 2007 - Each movie has a 2 page review and 2 pictures. A good overview of the genre, although perhaps focusing a little too heavily on the older films. Its caused me to discover some absolute gems such as the the 1966 Czech Who Killed Jessie? and Seconds (1966). But there are also some films I never EVER want to watch again such as Sleeper and the ponderous Stalker and The man who fell to earth.

Only going up to 2007 there are some starti
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The selection is unusual but I enjoy the reviews of why these 101 movies made the list.
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Steven Jay Schneider is a film critic, scholar, and producer with M.A. degrees in Philosophy from Harvard University and in Cinema Studies from New York University. He is the author and editor of numerous books on world cinema, most notably in the horror genre. They include Eurohorror, The Cinema of Wes Craven: An Auteur on Elm Street, Designing Fear: An Aesthetics of Cinematic Horror, Killing in ...more
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