Mzansi Afrika

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Thursday, August 26, 2004


A group of eminent scientists from around the world have voted Blade Runner the best science fiction movie of all time. Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey came second, with Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back taking third place.

I, Robot by Isaac Asimov got the vote for favourite book and author, with Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham also high on the list. Other favourite authors were Arthur C Clarke, Ursula le Guin, Philip K Dick, Ray Bradbury, Frank Herbert and Stanislaw Lem. (More)


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