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  • The Scarlet Flower

    The Scarlet Flower

    ★★★★

    such beautiful animation! i even wish it was a little longer. the color palette is gorgeous, the score is very nice and it matches the mood of the scenes.

  • Pit and the Pendulum

    Pit and the Pendulum

    ★★★½

    i’m sad it’s february and summer because this movie deserves to be seen on a winter night, under some cozy blanket, while you eat some comfort food (bonus points if it’s raining). i love the atmosphere, the costumes, the score, the sound effects, the scenery, what a fun movie! i loved the paint sequences at the beginning and the end. the acting is not always “””the best””” (except for vincent price, the best landing after a fall down the stairs) but not so bad that you can’t enjoy the movie.

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  • The Red Turtle

    The Red Turtle

    ★★★★

    what a beautiful tale! the animation is perfect in every detail, beautiful music as well. the narrative moves so smoothly, you don’t miss the dialogue at all. also, now i want to be friends with a group of tiny crabs.

  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    ★★★★½

    i was not expecting to enjoy this one as much as i did. lumet was able to make me feel the heat of the room, the almost claustrophobic feeling of being in that room with another 11 people having to decide on another man’s life. it’s fascinating and sad to see how little things have changed in our society since 1957. the prejudices of men being so openly discussed and being put into question by facts, reason, and arguments (not…