Review: The Post

The parallels between the story of the Pentagon Papers and the current political climate in the USA are almost too obvious. It’s no secret that this movie is, in effect, Spielberg’s statement on that. I didn’t want another film to make me angry this week. Also I have a real dislike of true-life movies where everyone already knows the ending (Titanic – spoiler: the ship sank! And in this case, it’s one of the most famous First Amendment victories in history. Even this ignorant Brit knows it.) But Spielberg rarely puts out bad movies and his cast here is worth the price on its own.

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My Ten Best Films of 2017

Wonder Woman

I have seen 80 movies in the cinema this year, not counting repeat viewings. This is my list of the ten best. I stress: this is the best of those I have actually seen. There are undoubtedly some movies that deserve to be on the list that I didn’t manage to see on the big screen (Moonlight for example). And its my personal list – nothing fair or objective about it.

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