Wednesday, August 24, 2011

10 Oscar-worthy sci-fi movie performances

Den of Geek: A genre constantly overlooked at awards ceremonies, sci-fi cinema is full of stunning performances. Here’s a list of 10 that deserved Oscar attention…

6 comments:

  1. Anonymous7:38 AM

    I think not. THE FLY?

    Jeff

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  2. Geena was cruelly robbed of an Oscar for CUTTHROAT ISLAND, too.

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  3. Interesting list. Agree with most of it.

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  4. Will Sheriff Crider suggest Denise Richards for STARSHIP TROOPERS?

    Terence Stamp was riveting in BILLY BUDD but . . .SUPERMAN II? C'mon.

    How about,

    Ralph Richardson in THINGS TO COME
    James Mason, 20,000 LEAGUES
    Brian Donlevy, QUATERMASS
    Kevin McCarthy, BODY SNATCHERS
    Lionel Jeffries, FIRST MEN/MOON
    Edward G. Robinson, SOYLENT GREEN
    David Bowie, MAN WHO FELL/EARTH
    Brad Dourif, DUNE
    Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox, ROBOCOP
    Tommy Lee Jones, MEN IN BLACK II
    Jeffrey Dean Morgan, WATCHMEN

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  5. Great suggestions, Fred, and of course I'll stand up for Denise Richards in DOOGIE HOWSER, S.S., er, I mean STARSHIP TROOPERS.

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  6. Robert Duvall, who singlehandedly makes THX-1138 worthwhile.

    Haven't seen NEVER LET ME GO yet...

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