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  • The Walk

    The Walk 2015

    ★★ Watched 27 Aug, 2015 1

    Wrote on this here.

    Worried that, a) I come across as someone who can't/won't appreciate simple cinematic spectacle, and b) I've done that thing where I'm complaining what the film isn't rather than taking direct issue with what it is.

    My main issue is variations on why render this story as a cartoon. Making it look and feel "cinematic" serves to abstract it further from reality, and reality is the only thing this story has going for it. Also contains a personal bugbear: the narration that tells you what you're seeing.

  • When Marnie Was There

    When Marnie Was There 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Sep, 2015


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  • My Neighbor Totoro

    My Neighbor Totoro 1988

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 21 Oct, 2014 30

    No plot.
    No central character.
    No antagonist.
    No defined purpose for side characters.
    No threat.
    No three acts.
    No jokes.
    No punchlines.
    No explanations.
    No internal references.
    No catchphrases.
    No political polemical voice.
    No melodrama.
    No lessons.
    No beginning.
    No end.
    One of the best films ever made.

  • Ant-Man

    Ant-Man 2015

    ★★ Watched 06 Jul, 2015 7

    Very tempted to click the "I've seen this film before" tab.