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Join Sam, Alex & Chris as they rank every science fiction film EVER. Every week we dissect a new film before adding it to a giant and highly scientific ranked list. We review a film a week until we run out of films.

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  • 0010: Star Wars I - The Phantom Menace, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Prometheus

    May 15th, 2017  |  1 hr 10 mins

    When you've run out of plot with your super big film series but want some more money, what should you do? Make a prequel, of course! In "celebration" of Alien: Covenant's release this week three examples of this often most egregious of concepts are...

  • 0009: Prequels Week Preview Show

    May 8th, 2017  |  33 mins 38 secs

    Change is in the air as the Science Fiction Rating System show goes weekly!   In week 1 we reveal the films, watch the trailers and go over the synopses. Then we all go away and watch the films and come back next week to see where they end up in...

  • 0008: Starship Troopers, District 9, The Fly

    May 1st, 2017  |  1 hr 25 mins

    We celebrate the 26th Annual Bug Week with three films about, er, bugs. From the satirical space war of Starship Troopers, to the body horror of the Fly, via the South African hijinx of District 9, a strong collection of films gets ranked and added to...

  • 0007: Guardians of the Galaxy, Dredd, Flash Gordon

    April 18th, 2017  |  1 hr 16 mins

    It's comic book week! Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is out this week, so we look back at three other comic books that have made the jump to the silver screen. After last week's fireworks things are more settled as everyone sort of agrees about...

  • 0006: A Scanner Darkly, Paprika, Ghost in the Shell

    April 3rd, 2017  |  1 hr 28 mins

    Our first collection of animated films join the list!  From discussions of gaze theory and dualism, to all out war erupting over whether these films should even be allowed in the list, this bumper episode is hopefully worth being a bit late!...

  • 0005: Edge of Tomorrow, Predator 2, Aliens

    March 14th, 2017  |  1 hr 25 mins

    There's an upswing in quality as we add three more films to the list, celebrating the work of Bil...

  • 0004: Spaceballs, Silent Running, Universal Soldier: The Return

    March 1st, 2017  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Episode 4 and the list passes 10 entries! We shatter more good childhood memories, watch one of ...

  • 0003: Her, Safety Not Guaranteed, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    February 14th, 2017  |  1 hr 1 min

    In this Valentine's Day Special love is in the air as we discuss three films that blend sci-fi an...

  • 0002: WALL-E, Innerspace, They Live

    February 8th, 2017  |  49 mins 57 secs

    We insert a second set of films into the list. Alex has childhood memories ruined, Sam just want...

  • 0001: Jurassic Park, Independence Day, Star Wars IV

    January 31st, 2017  |  1 hr 5 mins

    In the pilot episode we explain how the Science Fiction Rating System works, and get straight int...