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  • Chungking Express
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  • Oswald the Lucky Rabbit

  • James and the Giant Peach

  • Slow Bob in the Lower Dimensions

  • Tube Tales

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  • Oswald the Lucky Rabbit

    Oswald the Lucky Rabbit

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  • James and the Giant Peach

    James and the Giant Peach

    One of those movies I have thought about a LOT since watching it as a kid even tho I think I saw it twice at most. Don't have much of a bone to pick with this at all except that Randy Newman gets exactly one good song in and it's in the credits. Also the spiker and sponge stuff can be a little too mean spirited but like that's Dahl. Just a nice little fairy tale that's much better for basically sticking to the book. Visually entirely undeniable, Lane Smith the GOAT he should work for animation more often

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  • Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

    Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

    Went into this excited to see del Toro doing stop motion and it's not disappointing on that front or anything but ultimately the more interesting thing to me is it's del Toro doing a kids movie, working all his pet themes and ideas into this mode and also bringing a genuinely sad edge that is almost entirely absent in modern kid cinema. Especially love the way it interrogates what might be the most famous children's morality tale in part by…

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    One of the most insane visual accomplishments of cinema, ten years later this is still the best most of this tech has been used, the sense of scale, the fidelity in the mocap. The action doesn't really grab me but it's not bad. I have less than zero patience for how indigenous aesthetics and tropes are used for nearly every aspect of the na'vi, it's absurdly embarrassing and really cheapens the film and its message. Really long, dull for stretches. i was not avatar pilled tonight