Serenity beats Star Wars
The BBC is reporting that Joss Whedon’s film Serenity topped a poll by SFX magazine as the best science fiction film of all time. The magazine polled 3,000 fans.
Star Wars came in second, and Blade Runner was third. Other films that made the list include Planet of the Apes, The Matrix, Alien, Forbidden Planet, 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Terminator and Back to the Future.
SFX editor Dave Bradley said it was a "massive surprise" to see Serenity beating Star Wars. "The TV show may have been cancelled, yet the Serenity universe clearly struck a chord with fans, thanks to its likeable characters, witty dialogue and amazing special effects."