Posts from 2nd February 2008

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Feb 08

Blog ’92: WHEN THE FEELING’S RIGHT I’M GONNA RUN ALL NIGHT

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10. Rage – Run To You

When reviewing songs you first heard when you were eleven, ignorance is always going to be a factor. Arriving fresh at an anonymous song, with only a narrow set of musical experiences to draw from or be prejudiced by, can be useful in determining a true first impression. However there’s always the worry that e.g. the song is actually a metaphor for the singer’s love of killing babies with axes. The fear of the unknown!

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The Ten Best Films I Saw Last Year In The Cinema In 2007: 5-1

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CAVEATS!!! (aka Numbers 10-6)

General impressions of 2007 though was that it was a pretty good year for US film. Hence a lot of people saying it was a high water mark for the decade. Not sure if I quite agree, but certainly the bog standard quality of the films I saw last year seemed that little bit more competent and indeed interesting. Films like Control, Superbad and Hot Fuzz which I saw with people and could have really quite long pub conversations about – which didn’t make the top ten. There just seemed to be a few more risks being taken, and that little bit more fun being had. Which I think this top five underlines.

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