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2012 AFI Movies Of The Year

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The American Film Institute give their two cents when it comes to the best films of the year. But this list is only for American movies, remember.

At present, only four of these are on my list (find it here – sorry, Nolan), but I’ve yet to see five of them, so we’ll see how that changes.

US/UK release dates aside, the list is far from exciting and holds the main Oscar frontrunners alongside indie darlings Silver Linings Playbook, Beasts Of The Southern Wild and Moonrise Kingdom which are undoubtedly guaranteed nominations in some form or another. Let’s keep our fingers crossed for Looper, hey?

Check out the AFI’s top ten (in alphabetical order) below: Continue reading

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2011 AFI Top Ten Films

The American Film Institute have announced their Top Ten Films of 2011. Interesting to see that the currently embargoed Girl With The Dragon Tattoo was allowed to creep in there. How closely will this relate to January’s final Oscar nominees? We will just have to wait and see. Check them out below: Continue reading