Category Archives: The Burford Top 10s

My own personal film charts direct from my bizarre geeky brain!

THE BURFORD TOPS 10S: BIG NAME ACTORS WHO CONSISTENTLY TURN UP IN TERRIBLE FILMS

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As we all know, casting is of course a huge thing in the film industry; who is in the leading roles in a film can make a difference of many millions in the film’s budget and the box office it … Continue reading

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MY TOP 10 BEST FILMS OF 2014

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Due to restrictions both in terms of time and money respectively, I have of course not seen everything and there may well be 2014 releases that I get round to watching in the first few months of 2015 that may … Continue reading

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MY TOP 10 WORST FILMS OF 2014

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Maybe I am just getting more cynical and harder to please as I get older, but it seems there are more and more atrocious films coming out. Well, in 2014 there have been some quite appalling films and it has … Continue reading

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THE BEST FILM SCORES OF 2014

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Film music for me can play a vital role in enhancing the experience and here are, in my opinion, the 10 best scores of the year. When I say ‘score’ I refer to the non-diegetic score that has been composed … Continue reading

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THE BURFORD TOP 10S: THE FILM DEATHS OF SEAN BEAN

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Yorkshire’s Sean Bean has had a prolific career on both the big screen appearing in a diverse (i.e. some good and some really bad) range of films, but one thing that has remained consistent is that the characters he plays … Continue reading

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THE BURFORD TOP 10S: RECENT GOOD SOUNDTRACKS TO BAD FILMS

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When I was at University, I once saw a TV producer say that the composer was there for when the writer has messed up, and though he did say it slightly tongue in cheek, there was without doubt an element … Continue reading

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THE BURFORD TOP 10S: THE CINEMATIC CRIMES OF MICHAEL BAY

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Most top 10s are a celebration; well this is a very special and unique top 10 in that it is that out of the films Michael Bay has either directed or produced, this is the ten worst, with number one … Continue reading

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THE 10 BEST FILMS OF 2014 SO FAR

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As we enter July I think now seems a good time to list my favourite films of the year so far, and though there has been many that have not quite achieved their initial potential, many that I expected to … Continue reading

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2014 SO FAR: FILMS TO AVOID

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Maybe it is because I am approaching my fourth decade and getting more cynical, but it feels like there is an increasing amount of bad films every year. There have been so many bad films so far this year already, … Continue reading

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2014 SO FAR: THE BEST FILM SCORES

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I have always loved film music; it can play a vital part of the emotional experience and engagement of a film, but is also just great to listen to in isolation as a wonderfully composed piece of music. In fact, … Continue reading

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