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SciFi Power Ranking – Of Iron Men and Golden Armies

Power. Everyone wants it, few have it. In the scifi world, power comes in many forms. Mad scientists. Spice-controlling despots. City-stomping monsters. Superheroes. (Though lets skip the old “Superman Vs. The Hulk” debate, shall we?) But who holds the most power over scifi fans? What stories are blasting around the Web faster than The Flash whizzing past Superman? (Sorry, couldn’t resist.)

Behold, the dawning of the Scifi Power Ranking. May its rankings reign supreme over all other geek culture-themed lists. May it be endlessly debated and commented on until its readers are weak of eyes and sore of fingers. May it determine, once and for all, who holds the real power in the scifi-verse.

At least until next week.

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SciFi Power Rankings
Rank LW   Movie (or Comic, etc.)
1 Hellboy2.jpg Hellboy II: The Golden Army
New characters and clips from the sequel debuted at NY Comic Con, the director is a fanboy in the best sense, and the sooner it comes out, the sooner we’ll get The Hobbit. Plus, any movie with a Drew Struzan poster automatically gets knocked up the list.
2 iron-man-75.jpg Iron Man
His confirmed cameo in The Incredible Hulk dampens bad buzz brought on by the Norton/Marvel feud. Furthermore, he’s the anchor for the Avengers movie. Memo to DC: This is how to do a superhero crossover film.
3 endersgame75.jpg Ender’s Game
The bad news… Wolfgang Petersen is off the film. The good news… Marvel is doing the comics. Hey, if I Am Legend can get made, so can this one. Keep the faith. And Michael Bay away from it.
4 speedracer75.jpg Speed Racer
Who would have thought that a Speed Racer movie would close the Tribeca Film Festival? Better question: Will the Wachowskis show up to the premiere? And will Larry bring his dominatrix?
5 universal-soldier-75.jpg Universal Soldier
News of Dolph Lundgren and Jean-Claude Van Damme mulling a return to the Universal Soldier franchise leaves fans willing to forgive Universal Soldier: The Return , Universal Soldier II: Brothers In Arms, and Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business.
6 Wonder-woman75.jpg Wonder Woman
Joel Silver confirms the “tabling” of Justice League, but gives hope to the Wonder Woman resurrection. Does anyone care without Joss Whedon aboard? A resounding yes.
7 –  cloverfield-75.jpg Cloverfield
JJ Abrams says the film was meant to be seen on the small screen, comparing it to a home movie. You know, the kind of home movie that leaves you dizzy and vaguely dissatisfied afterwards.
8 barbarella_rose75.jpg Barbarella
Rose McGowan slammed reports that the Barbarella remake is getting axed due to her lack of marquee value. Husband Robert Rodriguez cast her. Here’s hoping this isn’t a Madonna/Guy Ritchie debacle.
9 Stan_Lee_1973.jpg Stan Lee
Stan “the Man” is teaming with Virgin Comics to create a new line of superheroes. Finally, the man who gave you Spider-Man and The X-Men pairs with the company that gave Jenna Jameson a comic book.
10 eddiemurphy75.jpg The Incredible Shrinking Man
Eddie Murphy + Brett Ratner + pointless remake = a place on the bottom of the SciFi Power Ranking for some time to come. Oh, Eddie! How small you’ve become!
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