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  • Frozen 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 07 Dec, 2013

    Lovely animation for a nice little movie that can warm your heart. At times the jokes didn't go very smoothly and felt a little forced, but overall it's an enjoyable Disney movie with a few good songs and a refreshing twist on the "true love" formula. Recommended.

  • Imagine Me & You 2005

    ★★★ Watched 10 Nov, 2013

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

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  • La Vie en Rose 2007

    ★★★★½ Watched 14 Dec, 2012

    I can't even begin to describe the incredible transformation of Marion Cotillard in this movie: her character is crude, rough, raw, coarse, even her voice, even her very movements and posture manifest her uncouth and somewhat vulgar background and attitude. She's exquisitely detestable. What Cotillard delivers here is a truly remarkable performance which hooked me from the very beginning, despite my utter disdain for the persona.

    Some very good singing is also protagonist in this movie, definitely worth a listen…

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 12 Dec, 2012

    Absolutely gorgeous, a little gem about a young boy (who vaguely reminds me of the character of Donnie Darko) struggling to fit in in high school, sprinkled with great music (David Bowie and The Smiths anyone?) and a sensitive and delicate understanding of the problems and the perks of this age.

    Loved the chemistry between Emma Watson and Ezra Miller, and the reference to the Rocky Horror Picture Show - although it felt a bit like it was put there "just because", like a sort of wink to the more mature audience.