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2008, in Film: The Moviebarn top 12

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” For you lot, Christmas and New Year offer a chance to eat lots, stock up on gadgets and DVDs for the next year, and generally hang out. For people who spend their time talking about anything in particular,¬†it can be a bit of a pain. That’s because you, the public,¬†expect/demand, an end-of-year review list rundown top 100 bonanza. But just to be a bit contrary, I won’t give you a simple run-through of the top films of the year. Instead, we’re on a trip back in time, to the land called 2008, to look at A YEAR IN FILM!!! This one, that hasn’t even finished yet… Continue reading

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Good Song/Bad Movie – Romeo and Juliet/The Cardigans

Ever tried to use a translator website? BabelFish? Google Translate? When you put your English phrases in, and click the ‘French’ button, what comes out isn’t French. It’s nonsense. And that same phenomenon cripples Baz Luhrmann’s William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet. Continue reading