Genuinely one of the best Christmas films ever made, and undeniably the best adaptation of the classic Dickens novella. Gonzo and Rizzo as double-act narrators, cunningly hilarious musical numbers, and a career-defining performance from My Cocaine. Instant classic.
This duet between Daniel the Tiger and Lady Aberlin about feeling like a mistake really resonated with me. Fred Roger’s brand of unabashed wholesomeness, combined with his ability to calmly tackle existential topics universal between both children and adults, is deeply missed in the world as of 2018. A very enthralling and moving documentary for the majority of it.
... I’m just taking a half star off because he voted Republican. 👀
On some level, Boyhood relates to practically everyone, and it is for that reason that I can proudly say that Richard Linklater has crafted what is arguably the best coming-of-age film, but unarguably a cinematic masterpiece.
It was surprising how extensively Linklater utilized the product placement of everyday items from the 2000s to really hit the audience with wave after wave of nostalgic feelings. The aptly compiled soundtrack successfully does the same. All-throughout, the film is a perfect glimpse at…