The Best Films Set In…Hotels

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Nov 032012
 

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This is the eighth post in my “The Best Films Set In…” series. The setting can be a place (like Tokyo), a location (like the beach), or a time (like Winter). In these posts I’m going to pick my 5 favourite films that are set in that particular place/location/time and explain why I like them. Up this week is The Best Films Set In…Hotels.

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The Best Films Set In….High school

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Sep 262012
 

reese witherspoon electionThis is the seventh post in my “The Best Films Set In…” series. The setting can be a place (like Tokyo), a location (like the beach), or a time (like Winter). In these posts I’m going to pick my 5 favourite films that are set in that particular place/location/time and explain why I like them. Up this week is The Best Films Set In…High school.

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The Best Films Set In…Toronto

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Sep 032012
 

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This is the sixth post in the “The Best Films Set In…” series. The setting can be a place (like Tokyo), a location (like the beach), or a time (like Winter). In these posts I’m going to pick my 5 favourite films that are set in that particular place/location/time and explain why I like them.

In honour of the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival and the recent Possible Worlds Canadian Film Festival,  the location for this group of films is Toronto, Canada.

After the jump, check out my picks for The Best Films Set In…Toronto!

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The Best Films Set In…Vietnam

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Jul 112012
 

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This is the fifth post in the “The Best Films Set In…” series. The setting can be a place (like Tokyo), a location (like the beach), or a time (like Winter). In these posts I’m going to pick my 5 favourite films that are set in that particular place/location/time and explain why I like them.

Up this week, Wellington film student and lover of cinema Mark Roulston has kindly contributed a guest list for us. Mark spent time living in Vietnam, and therefore it’s only fitting that Vietnam is the setting for his guest post. Be sure to check out Mark’s writing at These Words Are Bullets.

Check out Mark’s picks for ‘The Best Films Set In…Vietnam”, after the jump!

 

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The Best Films Set…On A River

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Jun 062012
 

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This is the fourth post in our “The Best Films Set In…” series. The setting can be a place (like Tokyo), a location (like the beach), or a time (like Winter). In these posts we’re going to pick our 5 favourite films that are set in that particular place/location/time and explain why we like them.

Up this week, Sydney Film Reviewer and Editor of The Film Emporium, Andrew Buckle has kindly contributed a guest list for us. Not wanting to conform with ‘The Best Films Set In…’, Andrew’s list is rather ‘The Best Films Set On…’.

Check out Andrew’s picks for ‘The Best Films Set On…A River’, after the jump!

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The Best Films Set In…Air Planes

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May 302012
 

air-force-oneThis is the third post in our “The Best Films Set In…” series. The setting can be a place (like Tokyo), a location (like the beach), or a time (like Winter). In these posts we’re going to pick our 5 favourite films that are set in that particular place/location/time and explain why we like them. Up this week is The Best Films Set In…Air Planes.

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The Best Films Set In…Smalltown America

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May 222012
 

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This is the second post in our “The Best Films Set In…” series. The setting can be a place (like Tokyo), a location (like the beach), or a time (like Winter). In these posts we’re going to pick our 5 favourite films that are set in that particular place/location/time and explain why we like them. Up this week is The Best Films Set In…Smalltown America.

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The Best Films Set In…Tokyo

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May 162012
 

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We’ve decided to start a new series of posts called “The Best Films Set In…”. The setting can be a place (like Tokyo), a location (like the beach), or a time (like Winter). In these posts we’re going to pick our 5 favourite films that are set in that particular place/location/time and explain why we like them. We’ll aim to post a new one every week. If there is a time or place you would like to see featured then tweet or email us! Alternatively, if you’re interested in writing one yourself, please let us know!

Check out our first entry – The Best Films Set In…Tokyo after the jump.

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