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The Ten Best Moments in Star Wars (So Far…)

No matter what you think of Star Wars, the (to-date) 9 films released bearing its name have entered into popular culture and reshaped science fiction in almost every decade since the first film dropped in 1977. From George Lucas’ original trilogy, the reviled Prequel Trilogy, to the Disney-reboot Sequel Trilogy and the anthology films, Star Wars films each have moments that make one gasp and sit upright in your chair. Here we count down our 10 favourite moments of the entire Star Wars feature film franchise so far. Naturally, spoilers…

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10 Reasons The Last Jedi Is A Great Star Wars Film

The Last Jedi is a good movie. No, it’s not perfect (few films are… coughAGhostStorycough) but in terms of the franchise that spawned it, it’s objectively successful at what it sets out to do. Any Star Wars movie has a mandate to entertain: it’s not a documentary, it’s not designed as a cerebral think-piece, and it’s certainly not the weird allegory on trade and politics that George Lucas appears to have focused on with his inane prequels. Directed by Rian Johnson, The Last Jedi sees the return of Luke Skywalker…

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Landmark Films Of The 20th Century 

Landmark Films Of The 20th Century – 1990-1999

In this, the tenth and final instalment in our series on landmark films of the 20th Century, we identify films that set new benchmarks and new ways for film-makers to tell their stories – from editing, to sound, to visual effects, the 100 films we’ve unearthed are considered either classics (or should be) that changed the landscape of film forever. The films listed herein represent annual landmark achievements in cinema – they may not be the “best” films of that year, but they represent a leap forward in cinematic technique or technology that is…

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Landmark Films Of The 20th Century – 1980-1989

In this, the ninth of our ten-part series on landmark films of the 20th Century, we identify films that set new benchmarks and new ways for film-makers to tell their stories – from editing, to sound, to visual effects, the 100 films we’ve unearthed are considered either classics (or should be) that changed the landscape of film forever. The films listed herein represent annual landmark achievements in cinema – they may not be the “best” films of that year, but they represent a leap forward in cinematic technique or technology that is worth…

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Landmark Films Of The 20th Century – 1970-1979

In this, the eighth of our ten-part series on landmark films of the 20th Century, we identify films that set new benchmarks and new ways for film-makers to tell their stories – from editing, to sound, to visual effects, the 100 films we’ve unearthed are considered either classics (or should be) that changed the landscape of film forever. The films listed herein represent annual landmark achievements in cinema – they may not be the “best” films of that year, but they represent a leap forward in cinematic technique or technology that is worth…

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Landmark Films of The 20th Century – 1960-1969

In this, the seventh of our ten-part series on landmark films of the 20th Century, we identify films that set new benchmarks and new ways for film-makers to tell their stories – from editing, to sound, to visual effects, the 100 films we’ve unearthed are considered either classics (or should be) that changed the landscape of film forever. The films listed herein represent annual landmark achievements in cinema – they may not be the “best” films of that year, but they represent a leap forward in cinematic technique that is worth considerable attention.…

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The Top 10 Death Scenes in Modern Cinema

Whether they thrill you, shock you or move you to tears, there’s no denying the power of death on the big 50 foot cinema screen in front of you. From “the shower scene” in Psycho to Forrest Gump’s teary goodbye to Jenny whilst standing over her grave, death is often used by film-makers as a powerful storytelling technique – although it must be said that some are better at it than others. This list attempts to rank the best death scenes in recent cinema history – from about 1980 onwards…

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Landmark Films Of The 20th Century – 1950-1959

In this, the sixth of our ten-part series on landmark films of the 20th Century, we identify films that set new benchmarks and new ways for film-makers to tell their stories – from editing, to sound, to visual effects, the 100 films we’ve unearthed are considered either classics (or should be) that changed the landscape of film forever. The films listed herein represent annual landmark achievements in cinema – they may not be the “best” films of that year, but they represent a leap forward in cinematic technique that is worth considerable attention.…

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Landmark Films Of The 20th Century – 1940-1949

In this, the fifth of our ten-part series on landmark films of the 20th Century, we identify films that set new benchmarks and new ways for film-makers to tell their stories – from editing, to sound, to visual effects, the 100 films we’ve unearthed are considered either classics (or should be) that changed the landscape of film forever. The films listed herein represent annual landmark achievements in cinema – they may not be the “best” films of that year, but they represent a leap forward in cinematic technique that is worth considerable…

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Landmark Films Of The 20th Century – 1930-1939

In this, the fourth of our ten-part series on landmark films of the 20th Century, we identify films that set new benchmarks and new ways for film-makers to tell their stories – from editing, to sound, to visual effects, the 100 films we’ve unearthed are considered either classics (or should be) that changed the landscape of film forever. The films listed herein represent annual landmark achievements in cinema – they may not be the “best” films of that year, but they represent a leap forward in cinematic technique that is worth considerable…

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