The 100 best sci-fi movies: film critics and experts, A-F

Leading sci-fi experts, filmmakers, science fiction writers, film critics and scientists pick the best sci-fi movies ever made

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Aaron Aradillas

Aaron Aradillas is a Texas-based movie critic who has written for RockCritics.com, The House Next Door, Press Play and RogerEbert.com.


Alan Jones

Alan Jones is a British critic who has written for Empire, Total Film and the original sci-fi mag, Starburst. He organises the FrightFest horror festival in London.


Alex Pappademas

Alex Pappademas is a staff writer for Grantland.


Anna Smith

Anna Smith is a freelance film critic for publications including Time Out and Sight & Sound.


Anton Bitel

Anton Bitel is a film critic who has written for Empire, Sight & Sound and Little White Lies, among others. He occasionally teaches Classics at Oxford.


Bilge Ebiri

Bilge Ebiri is a film critic at New York magazine.


Cath Clarke

Cath Clarke is the deputy film editor at Time Out London.


Catherine Bray

Catherine Bray is the editorial director of Film4.com and the co-producer of forthcoming teen movie documentary ‘Beyond Clueless’.


Charles Gant

Charles Gant is the film editor at Heat magazine, and a film blogger for the Guardian.


Damon Wise

Damon Wise is a freelance film journalist who writes regularly for Empire and other publications.


Daniel M Kimmel

Daniel M Kimmel is a critic for SciFiMoviePage.com and the author of ‘Jar Jar Binks Must Die... and Other Observations About Science Fiction Movies’.


Dave Calhoun

Dave Calhoun is the global film editor at Time Out.


David Bradley

David Bradley is the editor-in-chief of SFX, the UK’s foremost sci-fi magazine.


David Jenkins

David Jenkins is the editor of Little White Lies, London’s premier indie film magazine.


Derek Johnson

Derek Johnson is the resident film critic for SF Signal, a blog covering all aspects of sci-fi culture.


Donna Scott

Donna Scott is chair of the British Science Fiction Association.


Eddy Frankel

Eddy Frankel is a staff writer at Time Out and member of the band Fair Ohs. He’s such a big sci-fi nerd he even has an ‘Alien 3’ tribute haircut.


Eric Kohn

Eric Kohn is the chief film critic for Indiewire and manager of the Criticwire network. His writing has appeared in The New York Times and various other places.