poll results

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Poll Results…

The winner of the “Best Steampunk Movie of the last 15 years” goes to…

Out of 22 votes submitted, it garnered 31.8% of the votes (a total of seven), followed by a tie between the “Golden Compass” and the “City of Lost Children”, both with 18.2% of the submissions (4 votes each). Behind it was the “Wild Wild West”, with 13.6% (3 votes), and finally “Steamboy” and “Van Helsing” with 9.1% each (2 votes). A thank you to all who participated in this poll!

I consciously decided to limit this poll to the last 15 years, so that the next poll can encompass the vast quantity of classic Steampunk movies made between 1902 (Le Voyage dans la Lune) up until the mid 1990’s. As Mr. O’toole pointed out, an amazing number of fantastic steampunk movies were made before the term was coined, but I do have a dilemma concerning the movies to include… so this could be considered a “pre-poll” poll (lol)! If you have suggestions (Mssr. O’toole has provided a good number of movies – 20,000 Leagues under the Sea, Master of the World, The Great Race, Those Magnificent Young Men in their Flying Machines, Around the World in 80 Days, A Journey to the Moon, and the Mysterious Island to name a few), please feel free to include them, and I’ll attempt to whittle the poll down to a manageable size!

1 comment:


Coincidence — I just happened to watch The Prestige (for the first time, but surely not the last)the night before you posted this. And today I stumble upon your blog.

As the film began, one of my first thoughts was how it felt very “Babbage Square-ish” (if there is such a thing.) Very steampunk, indeed.