This page shows you the list charts. By default, the movies are ordered by how many times they have been marked as a favorite. However, you can also sort by other information, such as the total number of times it has been marked as a dislike.
All movies from the Films Cited section in the book [url=http://www.amazon.com/Science-Fiction-Cinema-Between-Fantasy/dp/0813541735?tag=viglink20340-20]Science Fiction Cinema: Between Fantasy and Reality[/url], written by Christine Cornea.
"From E.T. the Extraterrestrial and Back to the Future to Blade Runner and Alien, science fiction films have been achieving blockbuster status for decades. Moreover, some major studio releases, such as Star Wars, The Matrix, and 2001: A Space Odyssey, as well as many low-budget films have become etched in film history as international cult classics.
Offering a broad historical and theoretical reassessment of this popular genre, Christine Cornea explores the development of science fiction in cinema from its very beginnings to the present day. Each chapter offers analyses of particular films, situating them within a wider historical/cultural context while also highlighting a specific key thematic issue. Cornea provides vital and unique perspectives on the genre, including discussions of the relevance of psychedelic imagery, race, the "new woman of science," generic performance, and the prevalence of "techno-orientalism" in recent films. Enriching the book are new interviews with some of the main practitioners in the field, such as Roland Emmerich, Paul Verhoeven, Ken Russell, Stan Winston, William Gibson, Brian Aldiss, Joe Morton, Dean Norris, and Billy Gray. While American films are Cornea's main focus, she also engages with a range of pertinent examples from other countries and explains why science fiction lends itself well to transnational reception."
Based on the book by Rob Hill, it seeks to catalog the best of the worst films of all time. It's comprised of four sections:
#1 - #25: Action
#26 - #51: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
#52 - #76: Horror
#77 - #102: The Rest
The YouTube web series www.FreakyFuckinFriday.com counts down the Top Horror / Mystery Anthology Episodes Ever! .
....but because anthology shows usually feature episodes in diverse sub-genres - this list will also include episodes based on; fantasy, science-fiction, comedy, drama, war, crime, etc.
The only requirement is the episode must have been featured on an anthology show.
The episodes listed are all based on at least 1 of 3 things; historical importance, creepiness/creativity, and just being a straight up enjoyable watch. The list will change as new episodes of shows are released and older shows are rediscovered/re-examined.
The list is in descending order from best to least best.
Feel free to comment! Every piece of input will be carefully examined.
TV SHOWS INCLUDED
-Black Mirror (2011-2013 / Channel 4)
-Stephen King's Nightmare and Dreamscapes (2006 / TNT)
-Tales From The Crypt (1989-1996 / HBO)
-Tales From The Darkside (1983-1988 / Laurel - syndication)
SHOWS NOT FULLY EXAMINED
-13 Demon Street
-A Twist in the Tale
-Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955)
-Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985)
-Alfred Hitchcock Hour
-Are You Afraid of The Dark?
-Dead Man's Gun
-Ghost Story (1972)
-Ghost Stories (1997)
-Great Ghost Tales
-Hammer House of Horror
-Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense
-Hands of Murder
-Journey to the Unknown
-Lee Martin's The Midnight Hour
-Masters of Horror
-Masters of Science Fiction
-Mystery and Imagination
-One Step Beyond
-Out of the Unknown
-Perversions of Science
-Ray Bradbury Theatre
-R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour
-Scene of the Crime
-Science Fiction Theatre
-Tales of Tomorrow
-Tales of the Unexpected
-The Nightmare Room
-The Outer Limits (1963)
-The Outer Limits (1995)
-The Twilight Zone (1959)
-The Twilight Zone (1985)
-The Twilight Zone (2002)