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It almost feels like the subtitle for our band should be 'The Vaselines: As Endorsed By Nirvana'," says Eugene Kelly. "But we can't avoid that, it's part of our history. If it wasn't for Kurt Cobain we'd be just another group who released a couple of singles and an album, then disappeared into obscurity."

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A pair of black Vera Moda jeggings with ankle zips, and an ASOS grey long-sleeved jersey padded shoulder top. And a pair of Diesel Black Gold platform wedge heeled lace-up boots.

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From joyful space operas to philosophical epics, and gritty dramas set in futuristic dysptopias to heart-rending family fables, the diversity of the sci-fi genre has generated and sustained a massive fan base for decades. But what films make up the best of this ever expanding genre?

As chosen by the experts of totalscifionline.com, we present a guide to the ten best sci-fi movies of all time.

Please click on the image (right) to launch the guide.

The full list of top 100 films can be found at totalscifionline.com/features/3809

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