Review: Alien 3 (Fincher, 1992)

Directed by: David Fincher Written by: David Giler, Walter Hill, Larry Ferguson Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance, Paul McGann, Brian Glover, Ralph Brown, Danny Webb, Christopher John Fields, Holt McCallany, Lance Henriksen,...

Review: Alien (Scott, 1979)

Directed by: Ridley Scott Written by: Dan O’Bannon / Ronald Shusett Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto Released: 1979 / Genre: Science-fiction Horror / Country: USA / IMDB Buy on DVD from...

Top 10 Science Fiction Horror Films

Science-fiction and horror seem to go hand in hand. Sci-fi usually involves futuristic foreboding or fear of the unknown, and this works well with the frightening realisation of the darkest depths of the human mind that define the horror genre. Science-fiction horror is also...

Sam Mendes chooses his Top 10

SAM MENDES’ TOP 10 FILMS 1. Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941) 2. Fanny and Alexander (Bergman, 1982) 3. The Godfather Part II (Coppola, 1974) 4. The Piano (Campion, 1993) 5. The Red Shoes (Powell, Pressburger, 1948) 6. Sunset Blvd (Wilder, 1950) 7. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)...

John Boorman chooses his Top 10

JOHN BOORMAN’S TOP 10 FILMS 1. Seven Samurai (Kurosawa, 1954) 2. The Seventh Seal (Bergman, 1956) 3. 8 1/2 (Fellini, 1963) 4. That Obscure Object of Desire (Buñuel, 1977) 5. Dr Strangelove (Kubrick, 1963) 6. Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941) 7. Sunset Blvd (Wilder, 1950) 8. Solaris...

Director Sidney Lumet’s Top 10 Films

The Independent newspaper in the UK asked several directors what their top 10 favourite movies were. The following are the films chosen by Sidney Lumet. 1. The Best Years Of Our Lives (Wyler, 1946) | Region 2 DVD: The Best Years Of Our Lives [DVD] [1946] | Region 1 DVD Best Years...

Films with a number in their title

Starpulse Entertainment honoured Tim Burton, whose new film 9 recently hit theatres, with a list of the best films featuring a number in their title. The eclectic mix of films included horror, comedy, science-fiction, and romance. While Top10Films.co.uk doesn’t entirely agree...

Science’s View: Scientist’s choose their favourite Sci-Fi

In 2004 The Guardian newspaper in the UK interviewed several prominent scientists to find their take on the greatest science-fiction movies ever made. Their selection makes for interesting viewing – based somewhat on the actuality of the science displayed in the films themselves,...