Daniel Bigler

Daniel Bigler

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“Rawr!”
— The T-Rex, Jurassic Park

Favorite films

  • Jurassic Park
  • The Black Stallion
  • Small Change
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

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  • The Long Walk Home

    ★★★★

  • John Wick

    ★★★★

  • Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

  • Adventure Time: Distant Lands

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  • Paddington

    Paddington

    ★★★★★

    Here’s to bears, marmalade sandwiches, and 2022 being hopefully a far better year than the last two… Thanks for helping me ring in the new year on a delightful note, Paddington! 🥂🥪

  • Muppet Treasure Island

    Muppet Treasure Island

    ★★★★½

    “Cabin Fever” is, without a doubt, the greatest musical number in a motion picture film ever, in the history of cinema. Period.

    (Also, my pants are filled with starfish.)

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  • Hook

    Hook

    ★★★★½

    One of those rare cinematic curiosities where you can tell instantly how old someone was when they first saw the film based upon their reaction to it today.

    It goes like this: almost without exception, those who first saw Hook as an adult will—by virtue of being a horrible grown-up—completely and utterly loathe the film, detesting everything it represents about cinema today. They will deride Hook as bloated and indulgent; treacly Spielbergian sentimentality run amuck; and, worst of all—*gasp*—totally made-up,…

  • Man of Steel

    Man of Steel

    Ah, the summer movie season... *BUILDING SMASH*

    There's noth-*COLLAPSING TOWER*-ing quite *SMASH* like the *CAR HURLING TOWARD US* good old *ENTIRE SKYSCRAPER FLOOR WIPED OUT* Hollywood *BAD GUYS DECIMATES 7-ELEVEN* summer *MASSIVE GAS-FUELED FIRE ERUPTION* blockbuster *EXPLOSION* treatment *EVEN BIGGER EXPLOSION* to make you apprec-*FALLING BUILDING WAY TOO CLOSE TO OUR HERO'S GIRLFRIEND FOR COMFORT*-iate a fant-*FIREBALL*-astic *CAR SMASH* story *EXPLOSION* like *MINI-EXPLOSION* Super-*HERO SAVES INNOCENT BYSTANDER JUST IN TIME*-man. It's great, *HERO THROWN THROUGH THREE BUILDINGS* isn't it?

    *AWKWARD,…