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“The Matrix” tops mag’s sci-fi list
NEW YORK – The best science-fiction movie or TV show of the past 25 years?
As a classic episode of “The Twilight Zone” once so memorably underscored, beauty is in the eye of the beholder ó so the answer is surely endlessly debatable. But, according to a list compiled by the editors of Entertainment Weekly, it’s “The Matrix.”
The 1999 movie, starring Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne, is No. 1 on the magazine’s top-25 list, in the issue hitting newsstands Monday.
“The Matrix” is followed by the Sci Fi Channel series “Battlestar Galactica,” 1982’s “Blade Runner,” the cult TV hit “The X-Files” and ó another 1982 production ó “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.”
The 1985 movie “Brazil” ranks No. 6, and is trailed in the top-10 by “E.T.”; “Star Trek: The Next Generation”; “Aliens”; “The Thing,” starring Kurt Russell.
NBC’s “Heroes” ó about a group of super-people, including an indestructible cheerleader ó ranks No. 18. The series’ cast members are featured on five different covers of the magazine’s upcoming issue.