You watch No Prior Knowledge every Thursday. You own all of the NPK merch that’s out there.* And you’re thinking of setting fire to your fingertips, calling yourself Carrie and dragging me underground with you so that we can be together forever and ever and ever. That’s how much you love NPK. But you still have one question for me as I take on what may be the 5th most beloved fantasy series, and the 56th best written, of all time…and that question is:
Does this episode feature me pushing the Fantasy Novel Title Randomization Button on my computer to duplicate the genius behind a title as wonderfully creative as “GAME OF THRONES?” You bet! Now hit play and let’s do this.
This is it, folks. The last of my Top 10 movie lists for 2010. Unless I get really drunk at the Christmas Eve party tonight and decide to post my Top 10 Top 10 Lists of 2010. Don’t think I wouldn’t. But anyway, on with the final act of my judgmental trilogy.
The end-of-year list-making mania continues, and today’s inclusion is probably my favorite. I see a lot of movies, and a lot of them end up being awful. Like, you have no idea. And 2010 seemed to be something of an overachiever when it came to crap films.
It’s the end of the year as we know it, which means Certified Entertainment Journalists such as myself clog up the Internet with lists and lists and lists about the films of the past 12 months. (Or 11 months and three weeks, whatever.) And since there isn’t a bandwagon I haven’t been tempted to threaten with my girth, I decided to get in on the enumerating action.
So, as a run up to Christmas, I’ve got a 2010 movies Top 10 List for each day remaining this week, with surprise on Christmas Day. (The surprise is I won’t be posting anything.) Let’s get started, shall we?
LOG LINE: A group of rich, white assholes who only ever seem to wear dinner jackets walk around the city encountering those less fortunate than themselves, learning no lessons, making no important realizations about their shared humanity, all while freely quoting from “American Psycho” as if they didn’t understand Patrick Bateman was a monster but instead a Christ like leader for people in the highest tax bracket. (TERRIFYING)
Foreign Affairs of the Heart LOG LINE: The first female president of the United States, who is a single mother and an Iraq war widow and also Reese Witherspoon, falls in love — against her better judgment — with the caddish, rakish, foppish British Prime Minister of Great Britain (to be played by someone like [...]