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My Ten Favourite Films Of 2008: 1. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
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Hooray for Romanian miserabalism. Really, I don’t think I saw a more depressing film in 2008 that 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days. And I don’t think I saw a film that affected me more, possibly in the last decade. Don’t want to spoil a[…]

The Most Important Game Ever Made #8: Special YOU LIE Edition
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPgPQkBD8fU
Anyway, it turns out the Beatles never did perform “Can’t Buy Me Love” on the Ed Sullivan show, which makes them LYING LIARS WHO LIE. Were they even born in Liverpool? I’ve seen an un[…]

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My Ten Favourite Films Of 2008: 1.5: Summer Hours
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(Doesn’t count cos I saw it on DVD).
Perhaps I wasn’t clear at the start of this little project, but the list of favourite films from last year were films I saw in the cinema. This is not a problem because I tend to see over 100 films in […]

CORTNEY TIDWELL – “Don’t Let Stars Keep Us Tangled Up (Ewan’s Objects In Space Remix)”
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In the pre-MP3 era (viz. the mid-90s), remixes of non-dance, non-hip-hop artists worked as follows.
1. The artist or their label would get somebody to do a remix. This was usually the Chemical Brothers, but occasionally the Aphex Twin or Fluke would […]

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Kissing the pink goodbye…
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FreakyTrigger in ‘easy on the eyes’ scandal?! There’s a new stylesheet named ‘nu’ which you can select at the foot of the sidebar if, like me, you’re a bit sick of the pink colour scheme the site’s been sport[…]

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My Ten Favourite Films Of 2008: 2: The Orphanage
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I often wonder if certain movie “scenes” are really just cobbled together because you get one outstanding film from a country and then everyone looks a bit closer at the others. The last major horror scene before the recent interest in Sp[…]

3LW – “No More (Baby I’m A Do Right)”
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Autotune-slathered teenpop from 2000, just to reinforce how the technique has basically been in favour for the whole decade. 3LW could sing, though – as the long interlacing vocals on the coda prove, especially that “No more! No more!&#82[…]

The Most Important Game Ever Made #6: The Politics Of Dancing
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Finishing off the Cavern Club set, Paulbot leaps into ‘I Saw Her Standing There’.
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My Ten Favourite Films Of 2008: 3: Definitely, Maybe
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The worst thing about Definitely, Maybe is its title. Despite it being the only good Oasis album, the Oasis stink permeates the name, possibly warning off the one group of people who really would enjoy it. Something else that might put you off is tha[…]

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