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  • Inside Llewyn Davis 2013

    ★★★ Watched 16 Sep, 2014

    If I'm honest, I enjoyed the time travel portal into an older New York City and look of the movie more than the actual story. If I widen that scope of honesty, I haven't watched many Coen Bros. movies and haven't acquired the taste for them quite just yet. I do like the fact that their movies usually cause me to pause and think about movies/stories/characters a little bit more deeply than the average movie. I have a hunch that…

  • Ernest & Celestine 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 19 Sep, 2014

    A true gem of animation and illustration, simple storytelling, clever comedy, and art in general. The film mesmerized and charmed me from beginning to end. I love that the director mentions his love of Studio Ghibli, particularly that his first film was my fav Spirited Away, and the reference to the unlikely parentage in Kikujiro.

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  • The Lego Movie 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 20 Feb, 2014

    I don't know why I resisted laughing in the beginning of this movie but I stopped being a party pooper at the appearance of the $37 cup of coffee. I especially loved the ridiculous dei ex machina when they were momentarily stuck out on the sea. Perhaps blasphemy to some but this felt like a nimbler rendering of the story the emotionally cumbersome Wreck-It Ralph tried to tell.

  • Don Jon 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 11 Sep, 2014

    Huh, well that was different from the trailer.