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  • Playtime 1967

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 30 Oct, 2014

    Accept no substitutes*.

    *actually a reference to the film.

  • Whiplash 2014

    ★★ Watched 29 Oct, 2014 3

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

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  • My Neighbor Totoro 1988

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 21 Oct, 2014 16

    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.

  • Like Someone in Love 2012

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 17 Mar, 2013 2

    Wrote about this originally from Cannes after two hours stood in driving rain. Also, guy sat next to me decided to go to the toilet about 30 seconds before the film started, so once the lights had gone down his seat was taken. Then guy comes back and stubbornly refuses to accept that his seat has been taken, so sits on the interloper's lap. Luckily, the guy on top is so bored by the film that he walks out after…