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  • The Pixar Story 2007

    ★★★½ Watched 03 Aug, 2014 1

    How things can change in a few years! Even more so than Waking Sleeping Beauty, this documentary is extremely one-sided and self-promotional, with not a shred of hard-hitting, objective critique to be heard.

    And it wasn't so very long ago that gushing with unalloyed praise seemed like a completely reasonable attitude to take with Pixar: it genuinely did seem that they were The Studio That Could Do No Wrong. That their philosophy - to bring together as many of the…

  • A Story 1987

    ★★★½ Watched 30 Jun, 2014

    Wow, the phrase "pissed off" made it onto a Pixar DVD! O_o

    I for one am shocked and appalled.

    See for yourself by watching it on CalArts' Vimeo page.

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  • The Dark Knight Rises 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 23 Jul, 2012 4

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

  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service 1969

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 22 Jul, 2012 1

    The first time I saw most of the Bond films was when ITV showed all of them over consecutive weeks in 1999, in the run up to the release if The World is Not Enough. However, even though I videotaped OHMSS at that time, it went unwatched for several years. I really regretted that, because when it was finally viewed, it turned out to be one of my favourite of all the 007 movies.

    If there are three things that…