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  • Howl's Moving Castle

    Howl's Moving Castle

    ★★★½

    Equal parts gorgeous and whimsical. The first Ghibli movie I've ever seen and it's really made an impression. There are a couple of issues with the screenplay but the characters are all interesting and feel fresh, especially in todays age of saturated animated stereotypical characters. Really lovely main theme, but I'll admit the soundtrack tends to really rely on it; I'd have loved to hear more variety in the score. One of my favourite features of this film though, is…

  • White Boy Rick

    White Boy Rick

    ★★½

    Really strong cinematography and characters, but the screenplay is a mixed bag. Half super compelling, half needlessly contrived with a number of distracting subplots that generally dont benefit the overall narrative. Generally compelling in spite of this, but probably won't watch again.

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  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    ★★

    I really wanted to love this movie, but the tumoltuous pre production was as damning as one might think. The pacing is so insanely fast for the first half of the film, and we get no depth behind any of the characters, except for a sliver of freddy. I'm convinced the characters in this film are all mentally 5 years old, because they seem to be in awe of every tiny little idea that freddy pulls out of his ass…

  • Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    ★★★½

    After too long I finally watched this film for the first time today, and I enjoyed it very much. Every single character is interesting and entertaining; a testament to how well written it is. I always enjoy a trilogy-of-errors style narrative,and whilst this film isn't built around the concept, the times that it includes features of it are all really well implemented. My only issue is that while the story is engrossing, and held my attention, the overall narrative wasn't…