From Star Wars to Star Trek, this sci-fi film mixtape is oddly hypnotic

Even if it does miss out Doctor Who

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Sometimes it’s easy to forget the breadth and quality of science fiction in the world, but then something like this new video comes along to remind us all what a brilliantly intelligent and beautiful genre of media it can be.

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Combining scenes and sound from various films and TV shows across the decades, Eclectic Method’s “sci-fi mixtape” ends up with a wonderful audio/visual collage that pays homage to Star Trek, Back to the Future, The Terminator, Armageddon, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Wars and Ghostbusters among many other classic works.

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In fact, the only criticism we’d have is that it doesn’t seem to namecheck Doctor Who, but hey – if sci-fi films have taught us anything, it’s that there are always great ideas to plumb for a sequel.