One of the horror genre's "most widely read critics" (Rue Morgue # 68), "an accomplished film journalist" (Comic Buyer's Guide #1535), and the award-winning author of Horror Films of the 1980s (2007), The Rock and Roll Film Encyclopedia (2007) and Horror Films of the 1970s (2002), John Kenneth Muir, presents his blog on film, television and nostalgia, named one of the Top 100 Film Studies Blog on the Net.
Well, it was not "the yearwe made contact" with aliens (per 2010 ), but it has been an amazing span here on the blog nonetheless, and I want to thank all of you for making it so.
For without you, I am nothing...
When last I checked (on December 27), 2010 had already seen a whopping 110,000+ more visitor hits than 2009, the previous biggest year for Reflections on Film/TV -- which is pretty incredible.
So, thank you all so much for visiting this year, and for joining the ongoing discussion and debate on film, television, nostalgia and retro-toys.
It's back to more cult movie reviews, and TV flashbacks in the days and weeks ahead, but first -- one last look back at 2010.
Below are the ten most visited blog posts of the year. I don't know what any of this really means, precisely, except that these are the pages most visited by people, listed from 10 to number 1. Last year's number one review, of a Spielberg blockbuster from 1975, was unseated this year by a 1982 film, which saw a sequel released a few weeks ago. There are some De Palma titles here, some cult-TV episode reviews and even a look at a famous cinematic serial killer.
Anyway, the top ten most-visited Reflections on Film/TV posts of 2010 were: