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Best movies seen this year and best directors:
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Running Wild-Under Jolly Roger expanded edition video recensione italiano

Nightwish_Angels Fall First (English video review)

Nightwish-Angels Fall First (videorecensione italiano)

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L'Occ Dal Coruv-Deorum Manium Iura Sancta Sunto (recensione video italiano):

Vital Remains-Into Cold Darkness (English video review):

Vital Remains-Into Cold Darkness (video recensione italiano):

Nightwish-Oceanborn (English video review):

Nightwish-Oceanborn (recensione italiano):

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Sacred Reich-Ignorance Italian video review:

Rainbow-Bent out of Shape English video review:

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At The Gates-Slaughter of the Soul (English video review):

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