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Monday, December 13, 2010

CM: Nebular's TOP 15 Best-Reviewed Creature Features of All Time


CineMarvellous! presents:

Nebular's TOP 15 Best-Reviewed

Creature Features of All Time!

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1. Alien / Aliens (9.50/10) / (10/10)

(1979, Ridley Scott / 1986, James Cameron)

"Pitch-perfect sci-fi creature flicks!"

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2. Pan's Labyrinth (10/10)

(2006, Guillermo del Toro)

"MUCH MORE than just a creature feature!"

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3. The Descent (9.75/10)

(2006, Neil Marshall)

"Claustrophobia + Monsters = FEAR!"

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4. Gremlins (9.75/10)

(1984, Joe Dante)

"Unique and wildly funny"

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5. Jaws (9.75/10)

(1979, Steven Spielberg)

"Unsurpassable!"

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6. King Kong (9.75/10)

(2005, Peter Jackson)

"Nothing short of spectacular!"

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7. The Thing (9.50/10)

(1982, John Carpenter)

"The best creature ever put on film!"

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8. The Fly (1986)

(1986, David Cronenberg)

"Gross, yet brilliant!"

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9. Cloverfield (9.00/10)

(2008, Matt Reeves)

"Terrifying and fantastically-crafted!"

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10. Predator (9.00/10)

(1987, John McTiernan)

"A cult classic!"

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11. The Host (8.75/10)

(2006, Joon-ho Bong)

"Best creature feature from Asia!"

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12. Mimic (8.75/10)

(1997, Guillermo del Toro)

"Incredibly engrossing!"

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13. Jurassic Park (8.50/10)

(1997, Steven Spielberg)

"Everybody's first reaction was: WOW!"

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14. Splice (8.50/10)

(2010, Vincenzo Natali)

"Nothing you have seen before!"

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15. Jeepers Creepers (8.00/10)

(2001, Victor Salva)

"Nightmarishly creepy!"

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Honorable mentions:

The Mist (2007, Frank Darabont)

Slither (2006, James Gunn)
Critters (1986, Stephen Herek)Tremors (1990, Ron Underwood)
Silent Hill (2006, Christophe Gans)
Species (1995, Roger Donaldson
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16 comments:

Midnight Screening said...

Cool list man, although I've only seen about 5 of them... "The Host" is going to be featured soon on Midnight Screening when Tim covers Bong Joon-Ho :)

By the way, did you happen to catch "Jeepers Creepers 2"? Curious to know whether it's worth seeing.

-Adrian

Nebular said...

Thanks, buddy. Glad you like it :) You should watch them all, coz they're all amazing.

Of course I did catch it, but honestly, I thought it was pretty mediocre. JC 3 will be out next year, so get ready :)

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Excellent choices! And how could anyone not give Aliens a perfect ten? Best roller coaster ride of a movie ever. Tremors would've made it higher on my list and I probably would've included Pitch Black as well.

Nebular said...

Thanks, Alex! :) "Aliens" is so amazing, that it deserves nothing but a perfect 10 :)

"Tremors" almost made my top 15. If it wasn't "Splice", it would have landed on No.15. "Pitch Black" was cool, but not good enough to be on the list.

Jaccstev said...

Great list mate like always ;) Wonder when you will publish your best reviewed epic of all time.

Nebular said...

Jaccs, I love making lists :) Best-reviewed epics? Hm, thanks for the idea :P

Thanks, pal.

J-SON said...

Great list George! "The Host" was a gem in my opinion, something rare from the Asian continent.

Nebular said...

Thanks, J-Son :)
I totally agree. "The Host" was an absolute gem, thanks to Joon-ho Bong' amazing direction and first-rate CGIs.

TheGirlWhoLovesHorror said...

I just saw The Host (and reviewed it), one of my new favorites. Tremors should have made the top 5, seriously. Much beloved little flick right there, and it is genuinely well made. Jeepers Creepers really blows, I'm sorry! Never liked that one.

Dempsey Sanders said...

Great list, Aliens is great, and really liked the first Jeepers Creepers too, thought it was very different and liked it

RaShelle said...

Nebular - Love the list. I've seen most of them - exceopt the scary one's (Aliens aside. Loved Alien's). Big chicken here. LOL

Melissa Bradley said...

I absolutely love the Alien films and The Thing. Jaws get me every time, too. Have not seen Splice, but will definitely check it out.

Nebular said...

Melissa, glad you like most of those films. :) You should definitely give Splice a shot. Dren is a unique creature - one we've never seen before in a movie.

Nebular said...

RaShelle, there's so much to love about Aliens, even if you put aside the aliens themselves.
Chicken? Really? People that get scared of movies and creatures I found sympathetic, as I've never get easily scared, if you know what I mean :)

Nebular said...

Thanks, Demps. I loved Jeepers Creepers too. I thought it was the perfect campy fun. Plus the Creeper himself looks terrifying! Love his design.

Nebular said...

TheGirlWhoLovesHorror , thank you so much for your kind words. The Host is a little gem! Loved it! Tremors is rather great, yet a bit unmemorable IMO.

Jeepers Creepers is probably my guiltiest pleasure ever! :)