My 'Best Ofs' for 2017 (Movies & Music)

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As with any year, I always want to end it with my 2017 Awards, which let's be honest, are way better than the Oscars & Grammys!
I saw 60 films last year, down from 104 the year before. It's fair to say, I did not see what I think, was one truly great film, which in itself is disappointing. A few very good ones, however, but none that what I would call great, though not for lack of trying. That said, here's my Top 10 films of 2017!

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A New Expectant Dad’s Fears. Will I be ready?

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In just three months I will be a first time father. That’s a difficult concept for me to grasp let alone even comprehend. Me, a dad. The very thought both scares and excites me. While I’d like to think I may be somewhat wiser and mature, I don’t know that I’ll ever be truly ready for what’s to come. Honestly, I have absolutely no bloody idea. All I know is that I don’t know.

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A Love Letter to America (and my friends in it)

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I’ve never seen you as a race, a colour, a religion, a sex, a sexual preference, a Democrat, a Republican, a third party voter, Labor, Liberal, a Brexit voter or a belief… I’ve just seen you, the individual with many differing thoughts and opinions, with your own hopes and dreams. I bask in everything about you, even your differences. For it’s your differences that make me love you even more.

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