I'm over 30 and I don't have a podcast, so I don't know what to write in this box.
Finished my umpteenth Gilmore Girls rewatch and decided to rewatch this too despite having already seen it twice and hated it twice. "Hate" is perhaps too strong a word, it does have enough good moments to make me wish it was good, but overall, it's not at all the show I loved so much. Too many choices that don't make sense, too many characters ruined, just overall a really insipid revival that leaves just a tiny aftertaste of what the…
A stringless independent wooden puppet asking a brainwashed fascist general who controls him? This is my Pinocchio. The best Pinocchio so far, probably.
Guillermo del Toro always gets it right with the portrayal of individuality and love in totalitarian regimes. It's not super faithful to the Collodi story, yes, but who cares? This is the way del Toro sees it, it doesn't pretend to be the original, and it's beautiful.
Every fairytale should feature a singing and narrating Ewan McGregor.