By The Decade: 9 From The Nineties

Here we go with another By The Decade post to help broaden my cinematic horizons and welcome your recommendations from a specific era – the last two weeks especially have thrown out some really great suggestions, and I think this one will be great too.

Following the previous 3 From The 30s4 From The 40s5 From The 50s6 From The 60s, 7 From The 70s and 8 From The 80s posts, we’ve had brilliant suggestions from readers for their favourite films from the 1930sthe 1940sthe 1950sthe 1960s, the 1970s, and the 1980s.

I’ll be honest, the choices I’ve made this week are not my favourite films from that decade, they’re certainly not the best films of the decade, and I’m well aware they’re incredibly mainstream and obvious.

I guess that’s a disclaimer of sorts, but this isn’t a judgemental place, so feel free to shout up with some of your top films from the 1990s, whether you feel they’re respected or not!

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Can a movie change the way we speak?

Like many things, David Bowie put it best when he wrote: “It was cold, and it rained, so I felt like an actor.” Twelve little words that succinctly sum up how cinema has changed the way we think.

There’s been plenty of debate about how movies can warp the minds of civilised viewers, but I’m not interested in the ‘do violent movies cause violence’ debate – well, I am, but a light hearted blog written in my spare time really isn’t the place for that.

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