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  • Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur

    Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur 1939

    ★★ Watched 22 Apr, 2015 2

    Largely dull earlier Daffy Duck cartoon that Daffy isn't even really in that much.

    It's most focused on a stupid caveman and his moron dinosaur called Fido who thinks he's a dog. I'm not even sure why there's a caveman and a dinosaur in this because it doesn't look as though it's set back in the dim and distant past.

    There's a long bit with joke signs at the end that isn't funny and a weird ending involving a giant…

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  • Punch-Drunk Love

    Punch-Drunk Love 2002

    ★★★★★ Added 78

    There's an LL Cool J quote that would be relevant here. Hello again.

    I'm well aware this is Letterboxd, a social network site that was created for people to talk about films rather than their personal problems and woes, so much of what I'm about to say may seem irrelevant and strangely out of place to those of you who, for some reason, stick it out and decide to see it through to the end. If you decide to do…

  • The Shining

    The Shining 1980

    ★★★★★ Added 13

    I think that The Shining is, outside of one of its major plot points, a pretty good name for this film. It's a shining example of why no filmmaker should feel obliged to as closely mirror a book as possible when doing an adaptation.

    When Stanley Kubrick released The Shining, Stephen King famously decried it, saying that it hardly resembled his novel at all. Quite often since then people have suggested that King simply does not understand cinema, an opinion…