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  • Hook

    Hook

    ★★★★★

    One of the first films I remember seeing in the theater. Hook is a part of my childhood that will always be cherished, plus it features John Williams at his best. The song that plays when Rufio gives Peter his sword is a personal favorite that still gives me goosebumps.

  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    ★★★★★

    I just realized I've been watching this once a month

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  • My Neighbor Totoro

    My Neighbor Totoro

    ★★★★★

    February's Animation Marathon (#13)

    WARNING: Slight spoilers toward the end.


    This was a hard film for me to get around to reviewing for personal reasons. I think most of you who have seen Totoro can understand.

    When I was very young, maybe a year or two older than Mei, I had a loving grandmother who was like a savior. My sister and I lived with my mom and in order to support us all, she had to work all day…

  • Only God Forgives

    Only God Forgives

    ★★★★

    I may need to rewatch this again, but overall I did enjoy it. I wouldn't go as far as calling it a masterpiece on all levels, but it certainly is a visual masterpiece. I wish this had come out in my early twenties, when I'd smoke mountains of cannabis and get lost in the visuals of the most dreamlike, psychedelic and surreal films. That may be a puerile thing to to say, but it's the truth. This certainly is the…