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Star Wars – 10 Great Prequel Moments, or How I Learnt To Stop Sulking And Love The Prequels

Annoying characters, clunky dialogue, wooden acting. No, I’m not talking about the Star Wars prequels, I’m talking about the original trilogy. If you haven’t been hiding under a rock, you’ll be aware that the complete Star Wars collection was released on Blu-ray in the UK this week. The common consensus, myself included, has been that the prequels are awful, and an affront to the iconic original trilogy. Obviously, we were all disappointed when the belated prequels came along and did not live up to our expectations, but upon revisiting the films, i have discovered something. Continue reading
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Fluent in Film’s Top Ten Films of 2010

What better way to kick off a new movie blog than a look back at the best films from the last 12 months? I remember compiling my best of 2009 list, and feeling that there really hadn’t been that many great films in the preceding 12 months. This was reflected in the fact that i struggled to come up with ten that deserved to be on such a list. This past year has been an improvement at least, as i found myself having to whittle downwards from a list of 15.

Just to be clear, my criteria for eligibility in this list is a 2010 UK theatre release date, meaning that Oscar hopefuls such as Black Swan, 127 Hours and The Fighter are not eligible even if i had seen them. I haven’t of course seen every film released this year, so if some of your favourites are missing it doesn’t necessarily mean that they didn’t make the cut, i may just not have caught them yet. Continue reading