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Rolling Stone's Top 20 Sci-Fi Films of the 21st Century.

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teruterubozu

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Under the Skin at number 3?


And Her at #9. lol
An obvious ScarJo fan.
 

Dabanton

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Getting upset over these lists really is silly.

I will say it's good to see Children of Men getting some love. And it's even more relevant now.
 

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I don't want to suggest that the entire list is complete garbage just because it's missing a few movies, but the lack of A.I. on the list suggests that the people who made the list have completely different tastes than I do.

Eternal Sunshine is my favorite movie of the past 20 years, but I can see why that wouldn't be included. It's a fantasy-based romantic comedy, and the science aspects of the movie could have been replaced with magic and it wouldn't really have changed anything. If Joel and Clementine had their memories erased by a witch doctor instead of a computer, it wouldn't have made too much of a difference.

I'd put Eternal Sunshine in the same category as something like Being John Malkovich. You could classify it as sci-fi, but it's something else entirely. See also: every body switch movie ever.

Reign of Fire is about dragons. If that qualifies than I think their bar for what qualifies as sci-fi is pretty low.
 

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This list makes it clear how much modern SciFi sucks major donkey balls. Save for a few exceptions.
 

Fancy Clown

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The list is referring to the 2006 South Korean monster movie The Host, which is quite good, not the shit American movie.
 

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Children of men bored me. I was like please be over soon. good ending but overall I just did not connect with it I guess.

Me too. People died in that movie that I guess I was supposed to care about somehow... but no one grew on me and I couldn't give a single shit about any of the characters.
 
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Cloverfield!!!!!!! B^)

I know a lot of people didn't like the movie but when I saw it in theaters opening night I was shook , movie was really good for the theater but bad on the small screen

Pretty good list
 
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I'd arge that Gravity should be far lower and District 9 and moon should be placed far higher, but in general it's a pretty good list.

Edit: Oh and if we are going to include Cloverfield I'd argue that Pacific Rim is far better. The first 30 minutes of cloverfield are terrible.
 

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I'd arge that Gravity should be far lower and District 9 and moon should be placed far higher, but in general it's a pretty good list.

Edit: Oh and if we are going to include Cloverfield I'd argue that Pacific Rim is far better. The first 30 minutes of cloverfield are terrible.

I'd argue that Gravity, Looper, and District 9 are all over rated on that list.
 

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I actually really like reloaded and would put it on the list. I just didn't like revolutions.

I also LOVE Attack the Block and that would be in my top 5.

Meanwhile I thought World's End wasn't near as good as the previous efforts.

I also didn't really like Her, but I get why it appeals to many.

Oblivion would make my list as would Edge of Tomorrow, but I can't remember if EoT came out before or after Godzilla to actually be counted for this list.

Also I really liked the first Star Trek reboot film. So that would also make my list. Ditto for Wall-E
 
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