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  • Last Christmas

    Last Christmas

    Wow, this movie makes a case for why film and Christmas should both be dead once and for all.

  • Monsters, Inc.

    Monsters, Inc.

    ★★★½

    Middle-of-the-road Pixar with incredibly dated animation 18 years since its release. I'll never understand how CGI overtook traditional animation, especially with unremarkable animation and character design like this one.

  • Booksmart

    Booksmart

    ★★★★★

    There's a reason why this film is the first I bought on BluRay in over 6 months.

  • The Good Dinosaur

    The Good Dinosaur

    ★★

    Mediocre DreamWorks level storyline/characters with a Disney/Pixar budget with some incredibly breathtaking animation. Especially with Inside Out being released the same year, I don't regret skipping this one.

  • Little Women

    Little Women

    ★★★★★

    "Feminine weaknesses and fainting spells are the direct result of our confining young girls to the house, bent over their needlework, and restrictive corsets."

  • The Three Caballeros

    The Three Caballeros

    ★★★½

    Without a doubt, the most coherent of the five package films with the best wraparound sequences/framing device. That said, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad has the best segments. Just need to try to track down Make Mine Music eventually.

  • Saludos Amigos

    Saludos Amigos

    ★★

    Feature length animated feature my ass.

  • Melody Time

    Melody Time

    ★★★

    I didn't think I'd enjoy this one as much as I did, but it was enchanting/charming, and kind of more entertaining than Fantasia, I've definitely seen a good chunk of these shorts, but this was my first viewing of the film as a whole. Great way to get my subscription to Disney+ off to a start.

  • Doctor Sleep

    Doctor Sleep

    ★★★★½

    Not gonna lie, this freaked me out. So well crafted as a contemporary horror film and companion/sequel to The Shining. 

  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★★

    Hello, I'm Shelley Duvall. Welcome to The Shining. In tonight's film, which you'll be kicking yourself over having not seen for the first 28 years of your life, you're going to witness me give a performance that will cement me as one of your favorite characters in a psychological/supernatural horror film.

  • An American in Paris

    An American in Paris

    ★★

    Gene Kelly could d*** me down for DAYS, but this is one of the worst films of the era I have ever suffered through. And I watched Grace Kelly in The Country Girl.

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    Parasite is an incredible critique of organizing structures of classism, capitalism, and colonialism. But where it is the most excellent is in its engagement with feelings stemming from dispossession and exclusion, including the ways in which feelings stemming from poverty are pathologized and treated as the byproduct of bad individuals. And what seems to predominantly fuel parasitic behavior is the disingenuous performance of feelings of kinship/intimacy.