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  • Oliver & Company

    Oliver & Company 1988

    ★★½ Watched 18 Oct, 2016

    I feel like this film, while not terrible, is just an extended Billy Joel music video. Featuring Bette Midler. Could have been better if it were a little longer I think - we'd have better motivations for why characters act the way they do. I did like how they updated Sykes and Fagin though, so there's that. Overall though, if you want a Disney movie with dogs in, then go for Lady & the Tramp or 101 Dalmatians.

  • Mean Streets

    Mean Streets 1973

    ★★★★ Watched 17 Oct, 2016

    My time watching this movie:
    25%: feeling slightly guilty for crushing on young(ish) Harvey Keitel
    25%: wishing someone actually would bust De Niro's kneecaps, seriously, good job on playing a really annoying character
    25%: being amused by Harvey Keitel's constant air of "guys, seriously?"
    25%: appreciating the soundtrack

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  • Single White Female

    Single White Female 1992

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Apr, 2016 2

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    So, things we should learn from this film:
    - never get a housemate while on the rebound
    - never let your girlfriend go down on you until you have proof it actually is your girlfriend
    - don't get a puppy if you live in a high rise (cats are fine though)
    - if your friend is copying your style she may be trying to turn you into her literal twin
    - Jennifer Jason Leigh is NOT, I repeat NOT, Ally…

  • The Lesson

    The Lesson 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Oct, 2015

    This was great: I was gripped all the way through and Margita Gosheva is excellent. Also, lessons to be learned:
    - never take out a loan
    - from anyone
    - ever
    - that's basically it