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  • Same Time, Next Year

    Same Time, Next Year


    I thought for sure that a movie with Ellen Burstyn, Alan Alda, and directed by Robert Mulligan (Inside Daisy Clover, Up the Down Staircase, To Kill a Mockingbird) would be pretty good. It drags despite the good acting and is pretty monotonous overall.

    Burstyn's mannerisms and some hairstyles seem to recall Mia Farrow for me. The story took place over decades and featured really good aging of the actors. Some interludes featured pictures from the era, so we'd be aware…

  • The Lodge

    The Lodge


    Scavenger Hunt 59, February 2020
    4. A movie with a scene in the bath or shower

    "We wouldn't know if we died."

    As with Goodnight Mommy, I found it to be very slow. However, when I saw the aforementioned movie at the Nuart, they gave us these cool masks to go with the movie. With The Lodge there were these really cool ideas that made me want this movie to be an ultra-favorite.

    This movie has a ton of characters.…

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