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Update: 2010 in Review, best books, movies, etc

Here are my favorite films and books I reviewed this year.  They are all highly recommended…

Best Science Fiction Novel

Brian Aldiss, Non-stop (variant title, Starship), (1958)

MY REVIEW HERE

Starship is a top-notch 1950s work: fast, action-packed, thoughtful, Continue reading Update: 2010 in Review, best books, movies, etc

A Film Rumination: Le Fils, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne (2002)

9.5/10 (Near Perfect)

The Belgian Dardenne brothers (Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne) are renowned (mainly in Europe) for their intense minimalist dramas.  Following on the success of Rosetta (1999) which won the prestigious Palm d’Or and La Promese (1996), the brothers embarked on the rigorously stylistic Le Fils (2002).  I must Continue reading A Film Rumination: Le Fils, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne (2002)