Allison M.
Allison M.

Allison M.

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  • Mad Monster Party?

    Mad Monster Party?


    I wish I had seen this as a kid. Maybe it wouldn't have seemed so annoyingly derivative. There's a Peter Lorre character and a Jimmy-Stewart-like character. Kind of annoying and it brings nothing new to the table.

    Vegan alerts:
    -Chopped liver and pickled salmon references
    -A dish that is marinated in mice
    -Octopus soup (the animal is shown coming out of the pot)
    -There's a pig's head on a plate
    -Hyena casserole
    -Reference to a cheese sandwich

  • Your Name.

    Your Name.


    Anime Marches On! Challenge

    It was kind of fun and cool, but got a little too sappy for me at times.

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  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    The Killing of a Sacred Deer


    Words can't really describe how horrific this movie made me feel. You'd have to look at my face while watching it: mouth agape and eyes wide open in terror. What was going to happen next? Definitely had me on the edge of my seat, metaphorically of course.

    It was like a modern-day Sophie's Choice on acid, while also evoking the director's previous films: Dogtooth and The Lobster. Totally messed up, awkward, while having top talent involved. You'll be asking: "How…

  • Roman J. Israel, Esq.

    Roman J. Israel, Esq.


    When I walked out of the movie theater, there was this guy who was trying to figure out whether he liked it or not. I wanted so badly to say, "If you think you liked it, then you did."

    The way this movie handled difficult issues and shades of gray reminded me of the James Vanderbilt film, Truth (2015). Nobody in Hollywood likes to tackle difficult subjects head-on. It's easier to follow a formula than to create multi-dimensional characters that…