Favorite films

  • Singin' in the Rain
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • Brief Encounter
  • The Awful Truth

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  • Holiday Affair

    ★★★½

  • The Count of Monte Cristo

    ★★

  • Carol

    ★★★★★

  • The Shop Around the Corner

    ★★★★★

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  • The Count of Monte Cristo

    The Count of Monte Cristo

    ★★

    Hm. I was really looking forward to this, after devouring the book in the last week or so (which, I implore everyone to read if they haven’t — it’s a masterpiece). But this didn’t really live up to… anything? I went in knowing that a lot was going to be left out due to the short runtime, but I didn’t consider the fact that the tiny buildups given to us amount to no satisfaction. Everything happens so quickly it’s hard…

  • Carol

    Carol

    ★★★★★

    I disliked this film on my first watch back in 2017. I found it hard to stay engaged—to me, back then, it was slow. Boring. Completely uninteresting. I didn’t understand why so many people adored it and esteemed it so highly. I read the price of salt a year or so later and didn’t much enjoy that either. But, for whatever reason, on a second watch, I was so invested. What before dragged on, turned into hours feeling like minutes.…

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  • Wreck-It Ralph

    Wreck-It Ralph

    ★★★★★

    “You don’t know what it’s like to be rejected and treated like a criminal.”

    “Yes I do. That’s every day of my life.”

    Nothing and no one will change my opinion that this movie is about autism. (Although let’s not forget about Calhoun with PTSD). Both of our main characters, Ralph and Vanellope, are autistic. Of course, this is never mentioned, and Vanellope is given a made up disability instead. However it’s hard to ignore that her “glitch” and the…

  • Sleeping Beauty

    Sleeping Beauty

    ★★★★★

    NOW FATHER, YOU'RE LIVING IN THE PAST. THIS IS THE 14TH CENTURY!