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  • Three Amigos 1986

    ★★★★ Rewatched 26 Jul, 2014

    This is one of my childhood favourites. I can't count how many times I've watched it, but since I was fairly young there's a tonne of stuff I didn't get or understand the first (or second or tenth) time around.

    Now that I'm older I still appreciate the humour, perhaps a little better than before, and I laugh at the realisation that a lot of the guys in the cantina are supposed to be Mexicans but even as a child…

  • Aladdin: The Return of Jafar 1994

    ★★★ Rewatched 22 Jul, 2014

    This straight-to-video sequel to Aladdin has some catchy tunes and cheap animation. I have a feeling most of my love for this is actually nostalgia.

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  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2005

    ★★★★ Rewatched 16 Jul, 2014

    One thing that I was never satisfied about with this film - they never fully explain why Harry HAS TO compete in the Triwizard Tournament.

    Yes, yes, I know one's name coming out of the cup constitutes "a magical contract", but what does that mean? What will happen to Harry if he doesn't compete? Will he die? Will he get a bad wizard-credit rating? Will he be vaguely itchy until the Tournament ends?

    It seems to me like a magical…

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2004

    ★★★★ Rewatched 15 Jul, 2014

    This film is stylistically my favourite of all the Harry Potters. It has the best colour palette, it has all those nifty time references, it has teenagers wearing regular clothes rather than Halloween costumes. And it's got Gary Oldman!