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More Favourites of 2015: Old, but new to me

Essentially these are my favourite first-time viewings from this year that don’t fit within the 2014/2015 rule that I set for my main list. Some of them – … 1,016 more words

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Top 10 Films of 2015

Here we are again – another year over and another top 10 to complete. This year didn’t feel as strong as previous years, but there were still some excellent films and some that were worth a watch (and just to add, I haven’t seen Star Wars or Spectre so they will not be featuring in my top 10). 690 more words

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Films of the Year: Brooklyn

Let me start by saying that I think Saoirse Ronan is great. And that I kind of hate that she is younger than me. And that my flatmate had a legitimate, only half-joking conversation about how it could be great if we could kick our current flatmate (who has lived in the flat for 14 years) out and move Saoirse Ronan in. 777 more words


Films of the Year: Mistress America

I was sold by Frances Ha, but Mistress America completely sold me on and made me fall in love with Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig. 651 more words


Films of the Year (Without Actually Listing My Favourite Films)

It’s that time of year again when everyone’s writing lists! For 2016 I will endeavor to make brevity a more normal practice for me. In that spirit, here are some of my films of the year (but not my actual favourite ones, which will come more in my usual longform writing) with a mini review that says nothing and everything (mostly nothing). 651 more words


One Mann's Movies: The Worst of 2015

So how about the festive foul?

Here I reviewed my ‘Best Of’ 2015.  But how about the turkeys?

I guess I should caveat this by saying that although I have an ‘Unlimited’ cinema card, I am sufficiently time-strapped with ‘the day job’ that I don’t get to see every movie at the cinema.  381 more words

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My 20 Favourite Films of 2015

Twelve months, five notebooks and approximately 312 films later (141 features and 171 shorts, according to what I’ve written in those five notebooks), this is how I saw 2015. 4,087 more words

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