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The Best Decade in Film Keeps Changing

How the AFI Top 100 films list and the Hollywood Reporter Top 100 films have different answers for the best decade in film Continue reading

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That other movie about a child’s view of Louisiana

The similarities between Ben Zeitlin’s Best Picture/ Best Director/ Best Actress nominated Beasts of the Suthern Wild, and Robert J. Flaherty‘s Louisiana Story, once one of the most acclaimed movies ever, and now an example of how tastes in film have changed significantly.. Continue reading

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Spider-Man 3, Joker and The Dark Knight Rises

For a long time, the most popular (to the extent that anything on this blog can be described as popular) piece I’ve written was the one about Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s role in the Dark Knight Rises, and the early speculation that he would … Continue reading

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